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Helpful Links

The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

Pet Health Network
Answers from veterinarians about your pet’s health, behavior, and care

Veterinary Information Network, Veterinary Partner
VeterinaryPartner.com supports veterinarians and pet owners in the care of 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.

Fabcats
FAB is a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge, to help us all care better for out cats.

Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine – Indoor Pet Initiative
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. Optimal well-being permits individuals to thrive in their environments. By giving caregivers the information and tools needed to recognize thriving in their pets, and to create an environment that permits them to thrive across the lifespan, we aim to sustain the highest quality relationship between pets and their owners possible. The Indoor Pet Initiative (IPI) provides a foundation for pet owners and veterinarians to create plans tailored to promote thriving that are based on the soundest, most up-to-date science available.

Worms and Germs Blog – University of Guelph
An excellent discussion forum on infectious diseases and how they affect both humans and animals.

ASPCA Poison Control
Excellent online resource for resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA®’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.

Pet Dental
A healthy mouth is an important part of an overall healthy body and a long, happy life. Help your pet live a long, healthy life through the power of daily brushing, regular checkups and the right nutrition.

Help guide
Help yourself to greater health and happiness. Providing valuable information on dealing with pet loss as well as other topics.

The Pet Loss Support Page
Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet.

Veterinarians Without Borders
Veterinarians without Borders is working to foster the health of animals, people and the environments that sustain us—improving goat production and empowering AIDS/HIV affected families in Uganda, managing free-roaming dogs in Chile and Guatemala and enhancing community awareness of animal health care in Laos. Our work promotes long term sustainability and community independence and works toward a global solution to better health and livelihoods for the world’s poorest people.

American Heartworm Society
This site contains detailed information about heartworm disease, its prevention and treatment.

Ontario Wildlife Rescue
The primary goal of the Ontario Wildlife Rescue is to connect people who have found injured or orphaned wild animals with those who can look after them and get them back into the wild. The secondary goal is to help raise money for wildlife centers across Ontario.

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association – The Veterinary Profession – A Career Guide
A career guide for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine.

The Farley Foundation
The Farley Foundation is a registered charity that assists people in need by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for the pets that mean the world to them. The Foundation currently serves only Ontario residents.

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)
The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association is a professional association representing veterinarians across Ontario. The OVMA is committed to advancing and promoting excellence in veterinary medicine, the betterment of animal health, and contributing to the protection of human health. Visit OVMA.org “For Pet Owners” section.

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Preventing and Treating Litter Box Issues

Using the litter box properly is one of the universal requirements that most cat owners have. When Kitty uses the box properly, it’s something that we don’t pay much attention to, besides the daily scooping. When there is a problem however, and Kitty has chosen a different location for his or her toileting needs, this can be a huge strain on the relationship that cats enjoy with their owners (and can result in relinquishment to a shelter or euthanasia).

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Last updated: August 5, 2021

Dear Clients,

Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. Based on the current provincial changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

  • Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
  • Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
  • Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
  • 3. OPERATING HOURS

    We are OPEN with the following hours:
    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed
    Note: We are closed the Saturdays of long weekends.

    4. NEW PET OWNERS

    Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - The team at Golf Glen Veterinary Clinic