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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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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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Why Does My Senior Cat Yowl Or Cry?

Weggo
May 31, 2022
Is your senior cat yowling more than ever? Well, they may be telling you it’s much more than old age crankiness. Vocalization is one of the more common signs of Feline Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS), a disease in cats similar to Alzheimer’s disease. As most cats are prone to this disease as they age, every […]
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