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On the Road to No Kill: Expensive Barriers for Shelters (Heartworms)

Of the dogs entering shelters, approximately 35% are adopted, 31% are euthanized and 26% of dogs who came in as strays are returned to their owner.

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Animal Rescue

Nelson’s Last Hurrah (for a while) and Some Edumacation

This morning has been looming for about a week in my mind; it’s time for Nelson’s heartworm treatment. For those of you who have never had a pet with heartworm, a.) thank you for using preventative (or lucky you for living a place with no mosquitoes), and b.) I’d like to give a bit of insight into the disease and treatment. 318 more words


Achievement Unlocked

I tend to think of myself as a novelty jammer…the “hey! we’re 200 points ahead so let’s jam the fat girl” or “just for fun, let’s send in the mack truck” jammer until earlier this year when my J-Villains briefly added me to the jammer rotation. 397 more words

Roller Derby

Supermarket Pet Products

It is my personal and (soon to be) professional opinion that veterinarians should be the go-to people for pet advice, and yes, that advice does extend to the products that you buy for your pets. 673 more words

Tick Talk: My Day at The Six Nations Pet Wellness Clinic

This past weekend I had the chance to help out at the Six Nations Pet Wellness Clinic in Caledonia. It is a yearly clinic that provides affordable exams and disease prevention for the Six Nations community in and around Caledonia, Ontario. 704 more words


Oliver - The diagnosis

I have been quiet this week.  There has been a lot to digest and still not quite sure what is happening.

Two weeks ago, Oliver #gooddog went to the vet for his annual heartworm meds and checkup.  349 more words

Adopt Dont Shop

Heartworm Preventative: Heartgard PLUS

*Disclaimer: below is a picture of a real dog heart. I know some people don’t think it’s as cool as I do.*

Working at a veterinary clinic gives me the opportunity to educate our clients about the best preventative health care for their pets. 571 more words