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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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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Behind the scenes with Angel’s surgeon

Jack Anvik Angel Golden Retriever

(AAHA) Early in the new year, an amazing story broke about an 11-year-old boy whose golden retriever, Angel, saved him from a cougar attack in rural British Columbia. The story was picked up by Canadian and American news outlets and the boy and his dog were famous for a day. But what happened behind the…

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