Brand New Dental X-Ray Machine at King West Vets

Great news!  Our sparkling new dental x-ray machine has been installed and is now fully operational.  The dental radiograph machine produces state of the art digital x-rays.  This will allow for a thorough diagnosis and inspection of any and all dental disease. More...
Cat Cavities | Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions

Cat Cavities | Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions

If you’ve ever had a bad cavity then you know that dental pain can be one of the worst kinds of pain.  You can’t drink, eat, or chew without sharp pains in your teeth.  Cat cavities are often even more severe and more painful than human cavities.  Being the brave...
Puppy Basics | New Dog Owner Starter Guide

Puppy Basics | New Dog Owner Starter Guide

So you’ve got a new puppy and now you’re wondering what to do with it.  Taking pictures and cuddling with your puppy are not the only responsibilities you will have for the first half year.  There are plenty of check-ups and lots of new information that will be coming...

How to Brush Dogs’ Teeth | Step by Step Guide

If you’ve ever tried it out, I’m sure you know that brushing your dogs teeth can be a challenge. Often people rush too quickly to the final stage of tooth brushing, trying to brush their dogs’ teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. Even worse, if your pet...

Toxic Foods for Dogs | Holiday Edition

The tree has been decorated and all the presents have been wrapped.  Finally you’re ready for the holiday season, but Fluffy has other ideas.  You just got home from work and the house is a disaster.  Christmas tree knocked over, wrapping paper ripped to shreds and...

Harmful Holiday Plants for Cats and Dogs

It’s the season for festive cheer and decorating your house or condo with plenty of seasonal plants.   Unfortunately your pets may make decorating decisions of their own, knocking over a vase or trimming poinsettia leaves that seem a little out of place.  If you have...
Canine Alpha Positions | Behavioural Techniques

Canine Alpha Positions | Behavioural Techniques

DISCLAIMER: Caution with potentially aggressive dogs.  If you are not comfortable performing these techniques or require aid for an aggressive animal, please seek professional help.  Alpha based techniques can potentially increase aggression in already aggressive...

Flea Season in Toronto | Itching for Fleas

Any seasoned pet owner has almost certainly come across this crisis situation at least once and it always starts the same way. “I think my dog has fleas!”. To be fair maybe this has happened with your cat instead but the point remains that fleas are...