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Have You Heard of Limber Tail?

A limber tail is one of many slang terms for a medical condition known as Acute Caudal Myopathy. Other common terms that are often used include cold tail, swimmer’s tail, dead tail, sprung tail, broken tail and many more.

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Grains, Good or Bad for Your Dog

One of the most common misconceptions I hear time and again working in this industry, is that pet owners are avid “grains are awful for dogs,” causing allergies, skin issues, and cause poor quality of life for our furry best friends.

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My Dog Hates Nail Trims Too

As I nonchalantly enter the living room, they both somehow know that something is about to happen. My Labrador Retriever, Norman is, of course, curious and hoping that it is food related, Suzy the hound dog cautiously stays back, waiting to see what is going to happen to Norman.

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Kidney Disease in Cats

As your cat ages, you might begin to notice some changes. These changes might be small, but they can tell you that big problems are arising. It is important to act on these subtle changes, as there are many ways to help prevent/slow down the progression of kidney disease.

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Feline Enrichment

Some days I wish I could trade spots with my cats, they laze the day away; cats seem to have it so easy. I’d love to lie in the sun all day, with not a care in the world.

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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: November 3, 2020

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.

The following updates are effective Wednesday November 4, 2020.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. NEW PET OWNERS

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.

5. OPERATING HOURS

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

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Aylmer Veterinary Clinic