The site was developed to provide soon-to-be pet owners with practical considerations to think about even before getting a pet including questions to consider asking the source of your future pet, creating a plan for socializing your pet from the start, planning how you will introduce your new pet into a household with other pets or children, and thinking through how much you should budget for the annual cost of owning a pet.
The Kitchener Waterloo Humane Society has a HUGE assortment of cats, kittens and dogs just waiting to find forever homes. Our goal is to find the best possible home for each of our pets and in the interest of both pets and adopters, we reserve the right to select the most appropriate home. To ensure the best possible match, the KWHS asks that all members of the family be present for the adoption visit. Please be aware that you may be have a 10-20 minute wait due to the large number of adoptions we complete each month.
The goals of the database are to reduce the incidence of inherited disorders in dogs by providing information to owners and breeders, and to facilitate the best management possible of these conditions by providing current information to veterinarians.
Here is a collection of free ‘how to’ videos for training dogs using positive (force free) approaches to do basic behaviors, tricks, dog sports and service dog tasks. There are also videos on training principles and applications, natural history of dogs, husbandry (care and play), improving your observation skills and more.
The Indoor Pet Initiative is here to help you make every day your pet’s best day. Our goal is to enhance the health and welfare of companion animals world-wide so that all pets and their caregivers can experience optimal well-being.
The Cat Community aims to build a group of cat caregivers who want to provide the very best care for their cat. Powered by feline veterinarians, the community provides you with credible, valuable, and reliable educational information.
It’s always kinder – and less expensive – to prevent your cat from developing health problems than it is to treat them. And from kitty’s perspective, it is a whole lot nicer not to get sick in the first place! Now, you have access to a list of preventive healthcare guidelines developed – just for you – by Canada’s veterinary feline specialists. Your veterinarian’s recommendations may vary slightly, depending on your cat’s individual risks.
Do you have questions about animal health, medications, therapies, surgery, behavior, or safety? VeterinaryPartner.com is here to support Dr Lofsky and you in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community.
Wilmot Veterinary Clinic is now offering extended hours! With the help of healthypets.io we can now connect with you online from the comfort of your home. Dr. Lofsky will be available to answer your concerns on demand through video chat. We recognize that you have questions that may not merit an in-person appointment so by connecting with us through Healthy Pets we can answer your questions, especially after hours or on weekends, and determine whether your pet requires an examination. Please visit Wilmot Veterinary Clinic on healthypets.io by creating a Pet Profile and signing up for free!
If you find yourself in an emergency situation with your pet when our clinic is closed you can call the Emergency Veterinary Clinic at 519-650-1617 for immediate veterinary care. The Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Waterloo Region is located on 405 Maple Groove Road near the Regional Police Headquarters.
A great resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This site list information about common household items, human medications and plants that are poisonous to pets.
Unfortunately, each year thousands of dogs and cats suffer from accidental ingestion of household poisons. Part of our mission is to lower this number, but we need your help. As a pet owner, are you aware of the common toxins that can poison your pet? Common household items such as foods, medications, chemicals, and plants can harm your pet if ingested. We’ll teach you how to poison-proof your home, and help you understand the signs and symptoms of dog or cat poisoning.
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