Ask Our Vets is a fantastic resource for great answers to the questions you ask regarding your pet’s health care.

Request an appointment if you would like to ask more questions and visit with one of our veterinarians who will do a physical exam and consultation regarding your pet’s health.

To find specific information, please visit our Dogs and Cats and Birds pages, as well as the “Ask a Veterinarian” archives.

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...Read More »

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...Read More »

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...Read More »

How can I safely brush my pet’s teeth?

Equally important to annual dental exams is home dental care, including brushing your pet’s teeth every day, if possible. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) recommends this technique for both younger and older animals, although it’s easier to start brushing when your pet is young.

To introduce a fearful Fido or...Read More »

How old is my dog in human years?

It has always been commonly believed that each year of a dog’s life is equivalent to seven in human years. However, this isn’t exactly accurate, since a one-year-old dog can give birth, whereas a seven-year-old child cannot. And how would you explain the world’s oldest living dog on record making...Read More »

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