Blog: Dog

Veterinarian holding up an x-ray image

Dog X-ray

Our digital x-ray and ultrasound machines allow us to visualize what is happening inside your pet's body to get a more accurate diagnosis of various health issues.


Dog Anal Gland Expression

Dogs have glands in their anus that naturally express when they have a bowel movement. This lubricates the area and also gives off your dog's distinct scent. That is why dogs love to sniff each other's bums so much! Sometimes dogs are unable to express these glands on their own,...

Dog getting its nails trimmed

Dog Grooming and Nail Trimming

Your dog's nails should be trimmed regularly to prevent them from getting too long, which can be uncomfortable for them to walk with and runs the risk of a nail getting caught in something and tearing or breaking. It is also important to keep your dog's ears relatively clean to...

Person petting a dog lying on a surgery table

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm is a parasitic worm that lives in the blood vessels and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Because they most commonly end up in the lungs or the heart, they are extremely dangerous and can even lead to death. While not seen in New Brunswick, it is important to talk to...