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  • Beware of Prickly Cats! – Porcupine Pointers for Pet Owners

    Jul 10 2013

    It’s that time of year again – porcupine season.  Based on the number of dogs we have treated at Sault Ste. Marie Animal Clinic for quills, there seems to be…

  • Happy Canada Day! – But remember your dog may not enjoy the fireworks as much as you do!

    Jun 29 2013

    A fear of loud noises such as fireworks or thunderstorms is called a “noise phobia” and it can be very troubling for many dogs and their owners at this unpredictable…

  • A Message Worth Repeating – Beware Of Heat Stroke In Pets!

    Jun 26 2013

    Soaring temperatures can lead to dangerous and life-threatening situations for the family dog or other pets, especially if the humidity in the air combines with a high temperature to increase…

  • Otto Has A Tummy Ache!

    Jun 17 2013

      In this latest installment of “Oscar’s Success Stories” Find out why Otto the Golden Doodle looks so sad and how Dr. Palmer and the staff of Sault Ste. Marie…

  • Can you guess what this is?

    May 17 2013

    If you guessed “Tick” – you are right!  This is something we see fairly commonly this time of year and often it is an incidental finding – this dog was in…

  • Not Our Typical Patient!

    May 15 2013

    This little guy, a red squirrel was found swimming in a backyard pool.  It is not known how long he had been attempting to swim in the frigid water but…

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    Rabies: What every pet owner MUST know

    May 14 2013

    From Pet Health Network: http://www.pethealthnetwork.com/pet-health/rabies-what-every-pet-owner-must-know Always fatal, rabies can be prevented through vaccination and caution Posted January 09, 2013 in Pet Health   Overview When you think of rabies, you…

  • Oops! We let the cat INTO the bag!

    May 02 2013

    Boomer, was a little apprehensive when he needed to sleep over at Sault Ste. Marie Animal Clinic after surgery – until we gave him his own sleeping bag!  Then he was…

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    New On the “Helpful Pages” How old is your pet in “Human Years”?

    May 01 2013

    Think one human year equals seven dog years?  It doesn’t quite work that way – use this helpful chart from the AVMA to estimate how old your pet is in…

  • Third Line Under Construction!

    Apr 22 2013

    It’s that time of year again!!  Third Line is under construction for approximately 3 weeks starting April 22/2013.  The work is taking place directly in front of Sault Ste. Marie Animal…