Tag - Animal Welfare

VIDEO: What causes dog ear infections

By VanEastVet, on Friday, October 5th, 2018

One of the most common and most misunderstood problems vets see.  Dog ear infections are always secondary to something else, and yet how many dog owners are educated about this by their veterinarian?  Not enough based on what we are seeing.  

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Video: How to tell if your cat is sick

By VanEastVet, on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

It can be really challenging to tell if your cat is sick.  They do not communicate illness the way dogs do, and people are often surprised to learn that that these simple signs, which are easily overlooked, are how your cat will tell you if your cat is sick.  

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VIDEO: How to measure blood glucose in a cat – Diabetic cat

By VanEastVet, on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Testing your diabetic cat’s blood glucose is more accurate and cheaper than doing it at a veterinary hospital, and it does not have to be difficult!   Here’s a quick guide to easy at-home blood glucose checks for your diabetic cat. Please remember, practice makes perfect, and love your felines!

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Paws for a Cause 2015

By VanEastVet, on Monday, June 29th, 2015

This fall you can do your part to help fight animal cruelty by fundraising for the Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk.  Paws for a Cause is one of the biggest and highest-profile fundraising events you can support to help end animal cruelty in BC and, as the saying goes, every donation […]

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Kittenish: Cat Selfies and the Humane Society

By VanEastVet, on Thursday, June 18th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller Gwen Cooper, author of Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, (or How I Learned About Love and Life With a Blind Wonder Cat) and Love Saves the Day has just released her third cat-centric book, titled Kittenish. The book is a parody of Kim Kardashian’s coffee table book Selfish, which is […]

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