Special considerations for Special Needs

While all dogs progress to becoming seniors, some tend to just get some greys, and other dogs seem to get every single aging ailment possible. Suddenly, your happy-go-lucky pouncing pup is now a poster dog for veterinary clinics “ageing and special needs animals” campaigns. Failing eyesight, sore joints and even some accidents are all common ...

Age is not a disease!

Age is not a disease!
Every day we have new customers call us, saying their dog is having mobility issues, their cat needs an amputation, or they just need some assistance. Every day, I have people tell me “He’s 14, I know thats old”. I always ask people “does he still look at you the same? Does his tail wag, ...

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays
Wellness Wednesdays introduces you to Downtown Veterinary Clinic Victoria, located on Vancouver Island in BC.  Dr. Levente Degi, Suzie & Romana would like to share this helpful little trick with you.  Regular annual health examination is very important for the health of your companion because your family veterinarian can pick up a variety of illnesses, ...

Whats’ needed to know about adopting a Special Needs Dog

Whats' needed to know about adopting a Special Needs Dog
What you need to know before adopting a Special Needs Dog A Special Needs dog is any dog that requires help or assistance doing the things that other dogs can do without help. Like humans, special needs in dogs may be a physical or mental disability. The term special needs can cover a wide range ...

Has your dog become a real drag? Give him mobility! Get his butt in a dog cart!

Has your dog become a real drag? Give him mobility! Get his butt in a dog cart!
  Usually when people think of dogs, they think of an active animal who meets them at the door when they come home, harasses them to let them out to do their “duty” or dooty as the case may be, perhaps one may even look at a dog as their own exercise program, to get ...