Monthly Archives: May 2016

Fear Free Veterinary Visits at Delton Vet

Fear Free Veterinary for You and Your Pet
Delton Veterinary Hospital believes in Fear Free veterinary visits for you and your pet. Here are two great stories from Cathy, one of our registered veterinary technologists (RVT).

I called a client to remind them about an upcoming appointment. The client said she doesn’t like coming in because […]

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My Dog Might Be In Pain 15 Signs To Look For Part 4

What We Learned in ‘Pain 15 Signs’ Parts 1 to 3
The previous three articles dedicated to My Dog Might Be In Pain 15 Signs To Look For touched on signs of pain related to reduced activities, reluctance to walk on slippery surfaces / negotiate stairs, becoming selective about what to jump up on or down […]

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Make Time To Exercise Dog

Exercise Dog = Good For You
Dogs need exercise to stimulate them mentally as well as to burn off excess energy. If they don’t get the exercise they need, they can gain weight, act out, show anxiety or demand constant attention from their owners. Besides, imagine if you could only leave the house when someone […]

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Don’t Ignore Your Pet’s Bad Breath

Enjoy kisses, don’t run away from bad breath
Bad breath, or halitosis, is often the first sign of dental disease pet owners notice. It could also be a sign of a larger disease. If your pet has persistently bad breath, don’t wait for it to get worse. Get it checked out by your veterinarian so no […]

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5 Reasons You Should Thank a Vet Tech

What is a Vet Tech?
Thank a Vet Tech? What for? Well, to work as a registered veterinary technologist in Alberta, professionals must graduate from a Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, or CVMA, approved post-secondary program and successfully pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam, or VTNE. Students enrolled in a VT program train in laboratory work, diagnostic […]

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My Dog Might Be In Pain 15 Signs To Look For Part 3

My dog might be in pain continued from last week…
Pain signs from parts 1 and 2 include reluctance to walk on slippery surfaces and negotiate stairs, becoming selective about what to jump up on or down from, and getting up from lying down using the front legs first.  
Once again since they cannot tell us […]

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My Dog Might Be In Pain 15 Signs to Look For Part 2

My Dog Might Be In Pain Continued from last week…
Is your dog in pain? The previous article of this series covered reluctance to walk on slippery surfaces and reluctance to negotiate stairs.
Since they can’t tell us…
3)  Your dog is becoming selective about what to jump up on or down from.  This is not so different […]

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