Dr. Oz's Vet Advice

Cancer is a scary word

Jun 5, 2013 / 7:00 am

Cancer awareness campaigns are so popular these days. It seems that cancer is everywhere. Everybody has either experienced it first hand, or knows somebody who...

Summer hazards for dogs

May 8, 2013 / 9:00 am

Summer tends to be a very busy time for veterinary practices. Naturally people are more engaged in outdoor activities which can be very pleasurable for both...

Deworming pets

Apr 20, 2013 / 5:00 am

The fact that the Okanagan is one of the areas in Canada in which there is infestation of heartworm has been discussed before. Most animal owners are diligent...

Hazardous foods for pets

Apr 3, 2013 / 6:00 am

Who doesn’t like to spoil his pet with a treat? We all do it, it’s so hard not to - you are eating and your pet is looking at you with its big...

Heartworm prevalent in Okanagan

Mar 20, 2013 / 5:00 am

The good news is that the winter is almost over. The bad news is that we are not the only creatures that are going to enjoy the upcoming spring. Mosquitoes are...

Feline acne

Mar 6, 2013 / 5:00 am

We all know, and probably prefer to forget what acne is. “Pizza face”...I believe that is the nickname most commonly given to tease those...

Foreign body ingestion

Feb 20, 2013 / 5:00 am

Despite his huge size and quite intimidating appearance, Thistle is probably one of the sweetest, most gentle patients I have ever had. He is usually a happy...

Dental health in pets

Feb 6, 2013 / 5:00 am

February is usually dedicated to the promotion of awareness of dental health in the veterinary field. Dental hygiene is one, if not THE most important aspect of...

A new baby and the family pet

Jan 23, 2013 / 5:00 am

In our modern world most people see their pets as members of the family. More and more pets are kept indoors and many take in most aspects of the entire family...


Jan 2, 2013 / 5:00 am

The holiday season is all about familial gatherings that, let's face it, always include food. It is well known that pets are part of the family, therefore...

Candy for us, deadly for them

Dec 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

The Christmas holiday season is upon us. In the season of giving, chocolate is a very popular gift people like to exchange. As a chocolate lover myself, I know...

Spaying & neutering pets

Nov 28, 2012 / 5:00 am

We humans are very emotionally attached to our reproductive system. Inability to have children is a very difficult situation for most people. The idea of...

Anterior Cranial Cruciate

Nov 14, 2012 / 5:00 am

Sometimes all it takes is just a moment - just even a split of the moment and everything changes. That’s what happened to buddy’s dog Zeus, a...

Winterize your pet

Oct 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

The weather has changed on us dramatically, The winter jackets are coming out of the closet, it's time to take the car into the shop for some winter related...

Outside the litter box

Oct 9, 2012 / 9:00 am

Cats are probably the ideal pets to have. They are low maintenance pets compared to dogs for example. All you need to give them is fresh food and water and a...

Fire danger and pets

Sep 25, 2012 / 5:00 am

The awesome summer of the Okanagan that attracts so many tourists to our area also bears some disadvantages. We all know how the weather conditions of our...


Sep 11, 2012 / 5:00 am

Having children changes one’s entire life. One of the outcomes associated with starting a family is the change in the pet's place in the family...

Dog lovers beware!

Aug 28, 2012 / 5:00 am

Tasha is the cute little puppy that recently hit the news headlines for surviving Parvo infection. Tasha was very fortunate to overcome the infection....