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Travelling With Your Pet

Bob drove to work every day with his bud Spot, a Jack Russell Terrier. Spot loved to sit on Bob’s lap to look and sniff out the window, but never really had an interest in sticking his head out– like most dogs.

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Why Do I Need to Bring a Stool Sample for My Pet?

Have you ever wondered why your vet asks you to bring a stool sample? Why would they want my pet’s poop? I love my pet but I don’t want their poop! The answer is simple: parasite testing.

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The Truth About Ticks

Working in the veterinary field, I’ve seen more than my fair share of ticks (ew). It turns out that you may be seeing more in the near future too! Ticks are travelling to our Lake Erie shores by way of bird migration. New tick species are finding their way here too, and the ticks are […]

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Parasite Prevention

Hello out there. This is Dr. Maltby, and I am attempting to write my very first blog!

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Parasites… Ick!

Ahhh, spring has arrived. When I think of spring, I think of crocuses popping their heads through the last bit of snow, daffodils as the snow melts away & budding trees once the snow is gone for good.

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rescue dog with toys

Why I Love My Rescue Dog

In April of 2018, I lost my best friend, Becky. She was my 13-year-old beagle I had loved since I was 8 years old. She was my whole world, and when she passed away, my heart was empty for a long time. I never thought I’d have another dog again.

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Last updated: September 13, 2021

Dear Clients,

We are all aware of the concerns and rapidly changing situation with COVID-19. Due to the close public contact that our work requires, we have taken necessary measures to protect our clients, our team and work hard to ensure we can continue to provide excellent care for our patients.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience in these matters. Please stay healthy and thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety.  As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid and any updates will be provided as changes occur.


This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!



Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.


We are OPEN with the following hours - please note that evening appointments are only available for vaccination clinics:

Monday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday to Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

We thank you very much for your continued support and patience.

- Your dedicated team at Aylmer Veterinary Clinic