Tag - Summer

Never leave your pet in a hot car

By VanEastVet, on Saturday, April 28th, 2018

As the sun starts beating down on our pale limbs once more, the announcement that comes with every summer is just as relevant as ever – A hot car can mean death for your pet.     The death of six dogs to heat stroke by being left in a dog walker’s truck in Abbotsford […]

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Summertime Tips for Dogs

By VanEastVet, on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Vancouver has been experiencing somewhat of a heatwave these last couple weeks, with temperatures consistently hitting the high 20s and low 30s in the lower mainland, and even approaching 40 degrees in parts of the interior.  Prolonged spells in extreme temperatures like these are uncomfortable for all of us, and can sometimes be dangerous.  The […]

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Forest Fires, Smoke, and Your Pet

By VanEastVet, on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

It is not surprising that everyone in Vancouver is talking about forest fires, but for us pet owners, there may be extra concern that BC’s fires may have a detrimental affect on the health of our pets. We aren’t used to smoke hanging thickly in the air, and many people are naturally concerned about the […]

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