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Sun, 03/10/2013 - 13:16

Do you have questions about your pet's weight? At Hillside Veterinary Hospital we offer complimentary Weight Consult appointments with our Registered Animal Health Technicians.

A Weight Consult is not a veterinary examination, but rather a discussion about your pet's lifestyle and nutrition needs, as well as a planning session to create a diet and exercise plan that is tailored to...

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 14:33

The internet is full of a wide variety of opinions on animal nutrition. Pet owners often come to us for clarification about the conflicting information they find when they are researching pet foods. One question that comes up often is the debate about corn as an ingredient in pet food.

We asked Dr. Abrioux to explain her viewpoint on the matter based on animal nutrition research....

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 16:35

Chaos's Story - by Steve

Chaos’s journey to your rehab services was an unexpected one. As an avid participant in several dog sports, Chaos was the pup I was looking for. A purpose bred sports mix of Border Collie and Jack Russell, a Border-Jack. Until recently, he has had an injury free 7 year career in the sport of Flyball. At a practice, through an unfortunate collision, he...

Tue, 02/12/2013 - 12:17

At Hillside Veterinary Hospital we get asked lots of questions about vaccinations and the accuracy of the information available on the internet. Here is Dr. Sylvie Abrioux's answer to the vaccination debate for puppies:

First of all, keep in mind that anyone can post anything they choose to on the Internet, and that (unfortunately) these opinions are rarely based on scientific facts...

Tue, 01/29/2013 - 08:39

Seamus' Rehabilitation Story - Paul and Mary-Anne (Seamus' family)

We adopted Seamus when he was eight years old and a couple years later a friend recommended we have his limping assessed at Hillside. He has osteoarthritis and has had hydro treadmill, laser, massage, physical therapy, and chiropractic treatments. The rehab staff has provided us with exercises to keep him limber, and...