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Brachycephalic airway syndrome

By Arbutus West, on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Meet Tina, a cute fifteen-week-old French Bulldog puppy! Tina came in to be desexed although difficulty breathing or dyspnoea as known in the medical world – a common problem seen in brachycephalic breeds, was also noted. The Latin term Brachycephalicus refers to the skull having a shorter snout and as such very compressed airway structures, […]

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Spring Allergies Update

By Arbutus West, on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

It’s no news that dogs are prone to spring allergies with some breeds, like Staffordshire bull terriers being almost universally afflicted.  However most people don’t realize that dog allergies fall into two categories: food and environmental, or atopic, allergies. In the spring, with pollen, mold and other plant matter in the air we commonly see […]

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A Practical Guide to Picking the Best Veterinarian for your Pet

By Arbutus West, on Monday, October 17th, 2016

It is natural to want “the best” when we seek professional advice. Whether you are picking a plumber or a surgeon for your grandmother’s hip operation, we like to feel like we made an informed choice and are getting value for our money. When it comes to health care, we also want results!   No one […]

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Prosthetic have come a long way!

By Uri Burstyn, on Saturday, May 21st, 2016

It was early morning, before the sun was up, Dec. 29, 2015. One of the miniature horse’s owners thought he was standing funny and swung a flashlight beam onto Shine. “He was covered in blood,” Jacque Corsentino told the Colorado State University Source. The 3-year-old miniature horse was whisked away to the university’s teaching hospital, […]

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$100 for referrals and free dental checks!

By Uri Burstyn, on Friday, April 8th, 2016

We’re excited to offer some promotions to our family of clients in April.  Springtime is a busy time for pet owners, and a great time to come in for boosting vaccines for the summer, getting your pet ready to travel for the holidays and last but by no means least, starting that flea and worm […]

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Dr. Uri Burstyn will be away from the Clinic in July | Arbutus West Animal Clinic

Dr. Uri Away from the Clinic in July

By Uri Burstyn, on Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Dear clients, Dr. Uri will be away from the Clinic in July to write the surgery membership exams for the Australia/New Zealand college of veterinary scientists (ANZCVS). Don’t worry, we’re not going to lose him to a sunnier climate! It is just an opportunity for him to pursue his passion for surgery and further develop […]

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