What’s New at South Shore

  • Beat the Heat

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on June 3, 2016 in What's New
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    I was asked this week what actually happens to the body during heat stroke. Everyone knows too much heat is dangerous. Now the warm weather has officially arrived, it is good to have heat safety in mind Heat stroke happens when the body temperature gets above 105 degrees F (That’s 41 C for the metric systems lovers out there). When

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  • Tick Product

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on April 4, 2016 in What's New
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    It finally feels like spring.  I am looking out my window admiring the sunshine and mild weather. I am sure many of you are ready to emerge from winter hibernation and head out with your furry friend to the conservation areas for some much needed spring fresh air. You know who else likes spring? Ticks. Ticks start to be active

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  • Chocoholic

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on March 7, 2016 in What's New
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    As far as I am concerned there are 2 kinds of holidays: regular and crazy chocolate binge. Easter will mark the second Chocolate binge holiday of 2016 (I know Valentine’s day is the first but I really needed to talk about teeth). Many of our doggy friends share my sentiments about chocolate but the problem is that chocolate doesn’t love

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  • Happy Dental Month!

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on February 1, 2016 in What's New
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    February has been one of my favourite months of the year since I graduated from vet school.  No, it isn’t that I dig winter sports or just really like Valentine’s Day.  February is DENTAL MONTH!   I just like teeth…yeah I know it’s weird. I can’t help but feel really satisfied when I start with a tartar filled bad smelling mouth

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  • Pet food marketing HYPE

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on January 8, 2016 in What's New
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    There are some things that pet parents should understand before selecting a diet. There are certain terms used in the marketing of pet food that are meaningful and others that are pure marketing hype. Here are some examples: Organic / Certified organic– In order to claim that a product is organic it must contain organic ingredients and it must be

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