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 …

Emergency Care

  Due to the nature of in-home care, Treatwell and the Mobile Veterinary Services of Ottawa are not always able to provide the treatment your pet might require in a serious emergency, but we are able to deal with many minor emergencies in the comfort of your own home. Please call us at 613.230.2106 so we can help determine the …

Understanding Telehealth Decision Support and Telemedicine

On the other hand, if you’re unsure whether or not your pet needs emergency treatment there is another option that can help. Of course, if you know your pet is in crisis, call or drive directly to your local emergency clinic (http://animalemergencyspecialty.ca/). These are relatively new terms in the veterinary field, and sometimes they are used interchangeably even though they …

Pet Insurance Is a Great Complement to a Treatwell Membership Plan

Your Treatwell membership does a great job of keeping your pet healthy through preventive medicine. Unfortunately, accidents and illness can still happen. For this reason, and because the cost of veterinary care is continually rising, we recommend all pet parents carry pet insurance as a complement to their Treatwell plan. Pet insurance can be a life-saver and it can also …