Monthly Archives: January 2012

Microchips Save Lives!

It was an ordinary Monday evening on January 9, 2012 when a new patient came to North Bay Animal & Bird Hospital for an exam and vaccines.  This new patient turned out to have an extraordinary story. The dog was … Continue reading

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Microchipping: The Myth vs The Truth

It’s always sad to see a flyer stapled to a signpost or on a bulletin board at the grocery store with a picture of a lost pet. You imagine a child waiting for the phone to ring, hoping that some … Continue reading

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Your Pet and Human Drugs

Thinking about giving your pet an aspirin to ease its pain? Think again! Human painkillers including ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen can be dangerous and even deadly to animals. Though acetaminophen can ease a human tension headache, one tablet of 500 mg … Continue reading

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Helping Your Itchy Pet

Itching can make pets absolutely miserable, but it is actually a sign of an underlying problem. For example, if the pet has an allergy, exposure to the allergen causes a series of events to happen within the animal’s body. Part … Continue reading

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