Blog posts in July 2015

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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Cats on a Bus

By VanEastVet, on Friday, July 17th, 2015

Did you know that the country of England has produced no fewer than three bus-riding cats? West Midlands, 2007: Several days a week a mysterious cat dubbed Macavity is spotted catching a bus and travelling to a Fish & Chips shop for lunch, presumably a bowl of cartoon fish skeletons. Plymouth in Devon, 2009: A […]

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Vancouver Cat Cafe Is On The Way

By VanEastVet, on Monday, July 13th, 2015

Catfe, Vancouver’s cat cafe in-the-works, hit a major milestone this week when the city officially granted the cafe permit to operate.  The cafe secured a space earlier this year, on the sunny and spacious second floor of the International Village Mall, where they plan to open in October 2015. Finally, Vancouver will be able to […]

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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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What to Feed Your Pet: Seven Superfoods (For Dogs) and Ten Foods to Avoid

By VanEastVet, on Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Two cool infographics to check out from freelance writer and graphic designer Amber Kingsley. First up, via The Pet Blog Lady, check out Seven Superfoods to Add to Your Dog’s Diet. The first thing you may notice about the Superfoods list is that nothing on it would look out of place on an average human […]

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