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Tick-tock: No time like the present to check your pet for ticks

Husky dog walking off leash on a forest trail with a woman
June 2, 2022

As the Spring weather gets warmer, more and more people are enjoying walks and hikes with their pets. But BC SPCA veterinarian, Dr. Kyla Townsend cautions pet guardians that there may be some pesky parasites, such as ticks and fleas, lurking outdoors this time of year. “Ticks are external parasites that feed off the blood …

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Good things come in small packages: How to interact with small animals

May 12, 2022

People confident in their cat and dog handling abilities might find themselves feeling a little less self-assured around animals like rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, rats or mice. “When you’re interacting with small animals, it’s important to consider their needs and feelings, just like you would with a dog or a cat,” says Meghann Cant, …

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