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Does My Pet Really Need Parasite Medication Year-Round?

Living in Canada means we get to experience all 4 seasons in their full glory, whether we like it or not. Each season brings its own set of challenges, and these relate to our pets’ comfort and health as well as our own.   Most pet parents are aware that parasites like fleas, ticks and heartworm pose a health risk …

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Have No Fear, Pre-Appointment Sedation Is Here

A visit to the doctor or dentist makes many of us anxious, and the same holds true for our furry family members during a visit with the veterinarian. Even more so, because pets don’t understand the reason behind the treatments we perform, things like vaccines, blood collection and even simple handling can be very scary to them. Unfortunately, one bad …

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Bland Diet Recipe to Help Your Dog with Stomach Upset

The “bland” diet is a home-remedy that veterinarians have recommending to clients for ages, and it’s meant to help dogs who are experiencing signs of stomach upset (diarrhea and/or mild vomiting). We’ve put the term “bland” in quotations here since it’s not a well-defined term, yet it seems to be the one that is most commonly used. You could easily …

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Veterinary Telehealth and Telemedicine

If it’s late at night, and something is not quite right with Fido or Fluffy what should you do? If you know your pet is in crisis, we recommend you call or drive directly to your local emergency clinic as soon as possible. On the other hand, if you’re unsure whether or not your pet needs emergency treatment, but you don’t …

Community Veterinary Outreach and Treatwell Pet Care

You may never have heard of Community Veterinary Outreach (CVO), but for clients who use their services, they are a ray of light and hope during difficult times.   CVO is a registered Canadian charity based in Ottawa and operates in multiple regions across the country. The organization was founded in 2003 by Dr. Michelle Lem, who has since been …

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Ticks, Lyme Disease and Your Pets

Tick populations have been on the rise across Canada for several years now, and like it or not, those buggers are here to stay. With this rise comes an increased risk of tick-borne illness like Lyme disease, which has received much attention in the media for the serious health effects it can have in people. But what about our pets? …

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How to Make Sure Your Pet Stays Off Santa’s Naughty List

December brings lots of holiday celebration, but nothing spoils good cheer like a knocked-over Christmas tree, or even worse, a trip to the emergency room for your pet. The Treatwell Team wants to help make sure you avoid all that humbug so your whole family can enjoy a very Happy Holiday season. Just keep on reading for a few tips …

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Referral Program and Multi-Pet Discounts

  Our first month of operations has been a busy one, and as we start to grow we’re looking for new ways to help local pet-parents take care of their pets. Along those lines, we’d like to introduce two new programs.   The Treatwell Referral Program Love our in-home service and know other pet-parents who would too? If so, we’d …

How to Have a Pet-Friendly Halloween

  Who doesn’t love Hallow’s Eve, candy, costumes and fun? For the most part we all do, but as pet-parents we also need to keep our furry family members in mind to make sure they enjoy a happy and safe night too. Treats, not tricks Doorbells and commotion are part of the fun for us, but some pets can become …

What’s It Like to be a Veterinary Start-Up?

Treatwell Pet Care and the Mobile Veterinary Services of Ottawa are now up and running, and we’re very happy to finally be able to serve the pets and people of our community! So what does starting a mobile vet practice look like? Well, we recently found out it involves countless tasks, hours of hard work and, of course, inevitable bumps …