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Can pets have heart disease?

Let’s get to the heart of the matter – February is heart month, and just like in humans, it’s important to think about cardiovascular health in our pets. More importantly, pet owners should know and understand the signs of heart

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Boundary Bay Veterinary Hospital

What is a Veterinary Technologist Specialist (VTS)?

Our team at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital (BBVSH) works collaboratively to provide care for even the most critical, life-threatening emergencies and trauma, with specialists on staff and on-call after hours to handle any medical or surgical issue your pet

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Lending a Paw for a Good Cause

BBVSH gives back to service animals and charities who serve our communities.  While most of the dogs we see at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital (BBVSH) are family pets, we also treat many animals who are supported by

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Do pets help improve our mental health?

Nothing compares to the joy of coming home to a loyal companion. A pet can do more than keep you company – research shows that pets, especially dogs and cats, can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, ease loneliness, encourage exercise

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7 Great Health Benefits of Walking Dogs

January is Walk Your Dog Month. This month-long event encourages dog owners to make a commitment to walk their furry friends more often, providing numerous physical and mental benefits for both dogs and their owners. It’s an opportunity to promote

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Dog and cat in front of Christmas tree

Winter Ho-Ho-Holiday Pet Safety Tips

The winter months abound with holiday celebrations, and nothing can spoil good cheer like an emergency trip to the vet. From Christmas trees to holiday baking, your house will be transformed from a normal environment to one filled with sights,

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10 Common Misconceptions about Pet Cancer Treatment

Cancer. This topic can be sensitive, as well as confusing and frightening, especially when your four-legged best friend is involved.  Your first instinct may be to gather information from every source, and friends and family will likely add their thoughts. Unfortunately,

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