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ALERT: Cosmetic Teeth Cleaning

Recent Court Decision on Use of Cosmetic Teeth Cleaning A recent decision of the Superior Court of Justice – Ontario has provided further clarity related to the area of anesthesia-free dentistry performed by non-veterinarians. This latest decision is similar to … Continue reading

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ALERT: Equine Encephalitis Health Advisory

October 13, 2017     On October 12, 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a horse in Bruce County.   The 12 year … Continue reading

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ALERT: Equine West Nile Virus Health Advisory

September 13, 2017 | IN NEWS ​ On August 21, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive test results for West Nile Virus (WNV); one from a 10 year old gelding in Simcoe County … Continue reading

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NEW USEF VACCINATION PROTOCOLS!!! For those that show at USEF Sanctioned Shows in the States, be aware that new vaccination rules have changed. They now state that all horses entering the grounds must have documentation to support that they have … Continue reading

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ALERT: RABIES REPORT

There has been a possible case of rabies reported in the Toronto area!! Although it involves raccoons, a human was bitten!!! Stay safe and have your pet vaccinated!

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ALERT: Coughing Dogs

Over the last month, we at the Bradford Animal Clinic have been seeing many dogs come in with a nasty cough. The dogs are usually healthy in every other way, except for the persistent hacking cough! This also is sometimes accompanied … Continue reading

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ALERT: Lyme Disease / Ticks

Veterinarians have been tracking ticks that could lead to Lyme Disease longer than public health units and family doctors, according to one Ottawa veterinarian, but the disease is more dangerous to humans than animals. The total number of ticks is … Continue reading

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ALERT: Distemper

There has been a local outbreak of Distemper in Raccoons and Skunk. Although Distemper is not seen much in dogs any more due to regular vaccination programs it is a serious fatal disease. Distemper is spread through contact with bodily … Continue reading

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