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Weggo
September 8, 2022

Pre-anesthetic blood testing: this is why your pet needs it.

In a previous article, “The importance of blood work for your pet”, I discussed how routine blood work could be used to create wellness profiles and watch for trends in your pet. I want to now turn to the importance of having blood work before any surgery your pet may be having. We call that […]
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The Pet Wellness Advocate; Becoming Your Pet’s Superhero

Weggo
April 18, 2022
Being a pet wellness advocate means taking responsibility for the health and well-being of your pet by learning specific techniques on how to prevent certain diseases and behaviour problems before they become a real issue.
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Helping Or Hurting? When Relieving A Pet's Pain Becomes Dangerous

Weggo
June 29, 2022
Recently, I responded to a telehealth consultation from a woman calling from her cottage. It was a Saturday evening, and her regular vet’s office and the cottage vet were closed. Her dog, a husky-cross, was clearly in pain after swimming in the lake. By the time she called the telehealth line, this person was distressed. […]
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Pre-anesthetic blood testing: this is why your pet needs it.

Weggo
September 8, 2022
In a previous article, “The importance of blood work for your pet”, I discussed how routine blood work could be used to create wellness profiles and watch for trends in your pet. I want to now turn to the importance of having blood work before any surgery your pet may be having. We call that […]
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My cat is very finicky. Is there anything I can do to make mealtime more appetizing?

Weggo
August 18, 2022
Before discussing the strategies behind improving our feline friends' appetite, let's unravel the science regarding cats' uniqueness and why they are "picky" eaters compared to dogs who appear to anything – even if it isn't food! Part 1: The science behind the uniqueness of cats and their appetites Cats were domesticated more recently than dogs, […]
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Training the Good in Your Pet with Proper Reinforcement

Weggo
August 11, 2022
Proper training is a critical part of pet ownership. In Podcast #13, I outlined why punishment doesn’t work in most situations and can harm the human-animal bond. Encouraging good behaviour with reinforcement is effective and a much better option. And it’s easy to do once you understand how it works.  Before we talk about reinforcement, […]
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Pet Insurance 101 with Dr. Chip Coombs

Weggo
August 4, 2022
The Pet Wellness Podcast recently welcomed its first guest, Dr. Chip Coombs, to discuss pet insurance. Dr. Coombs has been an expert in pet health insurance for more than 30 years. As a prestigious member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, he has authored many articles for veterinary journals, pet magazines and newspapers, and […]
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Helping Or Hurting? When Relieving A Pet's Pain Becomes Dangerous

Weggo
June 29, 2022
Recently, I responded to a telehealth consultation from a woman calling from her cottage. It was a Saturday evening, and her regular vet’s office and the cottage vet were closed. Her dog, a husky-cross, was clearly in pain after swimming in the lake. By the time she called the telehealth line, this person was distressed. […]
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Preventing Obesity - The Importance Of Weighing Your Pet

Weggo
May 10, 2022
Riddle me this: It’s a widespread disease that continues to gain momentum and has become an epidemic in our society in both people and animals. It is easy to diagnose by your veterinarian yet very hard to treat. What makes it such a horrible disease is that it is the cause of so many other conditions.
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