What’s New at South Shore

  • Christmas Hazards

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on December 11, 2015 in What's New
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    As the holiday season approaches we are all busier than normal with all manner of things: cooking, shopping and decorating to name a few. How these changes in the house affect our fuzzy buddies may not be at the front of our minds. There are some pet specific things to consider when planning your festivities. Food is a big part

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  • Pet food – Misleading marketing

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on November 4, 2015 in What's New
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    There is a lot of info out there about pet food. The vast majority of it is coming from people trying to sell you something. Don’t buy the hype. There are a lot of myths out there so I am going to start with three of the most common. Is corn the devil’s carbohydrate? – I hear lots of concerns

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  • Fun with Fleas

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on October 13, 2015 in What's New
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    It’s here. The F-word no one wants to think about. Fall. With fall comes an increase in the cases of fleas that we see.  Anyone who grew up with pets is probably all too familiar with these little beasties and the havoc they can cause but I thought I would take this opportunity to review. The most common species of

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  • Tick Talk

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on July 17, 2015 in What's New
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    Let’s talk about ticks. I get questions about ticks all the time. They are becoming more and more frequent and Lyme disease positive ticks have been found practically in our back yard. So what do you do if your dog or cat has a tick? Here is a handy step by step guide. Step 1- Don’t panic…seriously don’t. If you

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  • Meet Dr. Layton

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on June 17, 2015 in What's New
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    Hi, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I am Doctor Liz Layton. I am new to the team at South Shore Veterinary Clinic, having started in April. I grew up in Holland Landing so I am familiar with the specific pet health needs of the Keswick/ Georgina / East Gwillimbury area. I graduated from vet school in

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