What’s New at South Shore

  • Winter Cat Shelter

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on November 21, 2017 in What's New
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    Anyone who has spent any time in the Keswick area has probably noticed there are always cats running around. Some of these are strays – cats that are tame but found themselves homeless. Others cats are feral – truly wild cats that will never be pets.  The cold weather has started and the worst is yet to come. All of

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  • Parasite Testing

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on October 4, 2017 in What's New
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    Anyone who follows us on Facebook or Instagram has seen me post about the new parasite tests that are available. I want to take this opportunity to explain a bit more about what we are looking for and why.  Parasite testing focuses on finding parasite infections that you cannot see looking at the stool with the naked eye. Our old

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  • Licensing and Accreditation

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on November 18, 2016 in What's New
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    Some of you may have noticed we have a new sticker on the clinic  window. This  same logo is also on our website. The logo is of the CVO or College of Veterinarians of Ontario. The College of Veterinarians of Ontario is the agency that licenses all veterinarians legally practising in Ontario and is responsible for accreditation of all practices

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  • Roundworms and You. Yes, YOU!

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on September 28, 2016 in What's New
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    Roundworms are among the most common parasites seen in dogs and cats. That is because they are sneaky. Roundworms are often spread by eating infected stool or other items in the environment that have be previously covered in infected stool but that isn’t all. As part of their lifecycle the worm larvae migrate through the liver and the lungs of

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  • Why is my Vet Obsessed with Poop?

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on August 5, 2016 in What's New
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    If you have ever been here for a wellness exam or with a pet that is vomiting or having diarrhea chances are we have recommended a fecal check (also known as an Ova and parasite check).  We often hear people ask why. Wouldn’t you be able to tell at home if your pet has parasites? Wouldn’t the stool look different?

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