Signs of Pain in Pets

By September 26, 2015 · · · · 0 Comments
Signs of Pain in Pets

Radar’s story Signs of pain in pets can be subtle and easily missed. Case in point: I recently saw a case of a nine year-old mixed breed dog “Radar”, who was brought in to me for “just a check up” and to update the vaccinations. A foul odor emanated from the dog and it didn’t…

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Euthanasia – when it’s time to say good bye…

Senior Dog with health issues contemplating euthanasia

In my capacity as a Veterinarian I have seen this countless times. The family is gathered, tears silently fall. There are hushed kind words spoken in praise for a pet, whose life is about to end. Cradled by arms that love her, a body ravaged by age and disease is ready to go. Cuddled in…

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Pets deserve veterinary dentistry

professionally cleaned cat teeth

More than just bad breath If you have ever wondered what happens if teeth go for years without brushing (or you want to show your children what will become of their teeth if they fail to brush regularly), lift up your pet’s lips and have a look at the teeth and smell your pet’s breath. Veterinary…

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Out With the Old, In With the New

Computer and phone

Time for a change…again As we bask in the heat (or air conditioning) of the summer of 2014 we at the Sardis Animal Hospital are pleased to release our latest website makeover and it gives us cause to stop and reflect. Technology and veterinary medicine are no strangers. Like many other areas of life, technology…

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BCSPCA Paws for a Cause 2013

By June 28, 2014 · 0 Comments
Employees of Sardis Animal Hospital at BCSPCA Paws for a Cause 2013

Sardis Animal Hospital assists BCSPCA I think that it is a given that the people who work in a veterinary hospital have a deep love for animals and genuine respect for animal life. This is true at the Sardis Animal Hospital as well, and when we have a chance to join the community to raise…

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Vaccination Guidelines and Disease Prevention

Preparing a pet vaccination, or shot

Vaccines Protect Your Pet from Preventable Disease At Sardis Animal Hospital, we understand that vaccines protect most pets from serious diseases. However, we don’t believe in giving pets vaccines they don’t need. Our vaccine protocols are based on the recommendations published by the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Canadian Veterinary…

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Puppy Kitten Care – Starting new pets off right

Puppy kitten care

Starting Little Pets in the Big World So you have a new kitten or a new puppy! At Sardis Animal Hospital, we want to give you and your young pet a sound start in life. Here are a few hints to help you prepare and provide proper puppy kitten care: Your new puppy or kitten…

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