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Wed, 10/17/2012 - 17:53

Halloween can be a stressful and scary time for pets, here are some tips to make it a fun and stress free time for all.

Trick-or-Treaters

Trick-or- treaters can be loud and costumes may frighten your pet, it is best to keep your dog and cat in a separate room during peak trick-or-treating hours.  This will decrease stress of a constant stream of strangers, as well as...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 12:27

What is osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is common in dogs and cats.  Pets of any age may become affected, although the condition is more common in older pets. Symptoms can be lameness, reduced activity, “stiff movements” and behavioral changes. 

Normal, healthy cartilage covers the ends of the bones and with the aid of joint fluid allows smooth, frictionless movement. In...

Wed, 10/03/2012 - 13:37

Hillside Veterinary Hospital is Celebrating Seniors in the months of September and October! Is your pet a senior? Have a look this chart and find the column that will tell you how old is your pet in human years?

Aging is not a disease – it is simply a stage of life. It is important to recognize when your pets enter their senior years so you can give them the best possible care....

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 17:39

September and October are Senior Pet months at Hillside Veterinary Hospital. Stay tuned for information about caring for your senior pets.

In celebration of our focus on seniors we are having a Senior Pet Photo contest for all of our senior patients!

Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories:

Best Senior Cat Photo Best Senior Dog Photo Silliest Senior...
Wed, 08/29/2012 - 15:10

Dr. Glynis Newman and Karen Brickett recently attended the Agility Association of Canada BC/Yukon Regionals (June 8 -10) and the Nationals competition (Aug 1-5) providing chiropractic, massage therapy and laser therapy to the canine athletes.  Their purpose was to help keep the dogs performing at their best while minimizing the chance of injury as well as to aid in treatment of minor...

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