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Read our blog for information about a variety of medical conditions in cats and dogs, as well as advice for monitoring and managing your pet's health at home.

What are the best exotic pets?

Small exotic mammals can be rewarding pets as long as their nutritional, health and daily needs are adequately met. But which ones come out on top? In this post, our veterinarians in Halifax share some of the best and most popular exotic pets you may want to consider.

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Why won't my dog stop shaking his head?

If your dog suddenly begins shaking its head, you may wonder why and what you should do about it. In this post, our veterinary team shares the causes of excessive head shaking in dogs and when to bring them to our Halifax emergency and specialty animal hospital.

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Heimlich Manoeuvre For Dogs: What To Do If My Dog Is Choking

Emergencies can happen when they are least expected. Knowing what to expect can improve the outcome. Here, our veterinarians in Halifax share the signs and causes of choking in dogs, how to perform the Heimlich manoeuvre and when to seek emergency care.

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Heatstroke in Cats

Unlike people, your cat is unable to sweat to cool down when they get too warm. This can lead to an increased risk of overheating. Our Halifax emergency veterinarians share offer some information on cats and heatstroke, including the symptoms and when to seek veterinary care.

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Dog Wound Care: Complete Guide

While you can take precautions to protect your pup against diseases and illness, accidents happen when we least expect them. Our emergency veterinarians in Halifax offer some information and advice to help you address and care for common dog wounds.

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Ruptured Eardrums in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment

Your dog uses their ears actively to listen and interact with the world around them. Medical issues can seriously impact their hearing, reducing their overall quality of life. Here, our emergency veterinarians in Halifax discuss ruptured eardrums in dogs including the signs, causes and whether it is an emergency.

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Why are my cat's nails splitting?

The causes of nail splintering can range from the shedding of old layers to complex issues like fungal infections. Here, our emergency and specialty veterinarians in Halifax share some of the common causes of nail splitting in cats and what to do about it.

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The Most Common Dog Illnesses: Symptoms & Treatment

There may be times when your dog isn't feeling the best. The cause of their illness can range from a simple cold to contagious and potentially serious conditions like parvovirus. Here, our Halifax emergency and specialty veterinarians share some of the most common illnesses in dogs and their symptoms.

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Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

While it may not happen often, cats can experience illnesses resulting in uncomfortable symptoms like diarrhea. Here, our emergency veterinarians in Halifax talk about what causes gastrointestinal upset, how to stop diarrhea in cats and when it might be an emergency.

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Bleeding Ears in Dogs: Causes & Treatment

Dogs' ears are prone to various conditions and injuries that can result in bloody ears, and it's no different for the pups from across Bedford, Dartmouth, and beyond. Our emergency veterinarians in Halifax share how to stop your dog's ear from bleeding, along with why it happens and the signs to watch for.

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