Category: Calgary Pet Care



How to Bathe a Cat

Compared to their non-domesticated brothers and sisters in the wild, cats stay clear of being exposed to water in the home. Cats don’t actually need to be bathed all that often, as they groom themselves naturally. Just regular brushing is typically enough to keep your pet looking clean ... Read More
March 21, 2016Dewinton Pet Hospital
Calgary snake veterinarian


Snakes make wonderful pets, they are easy to care for and beautiful to look at. If you’re considering getting a snake, or already have one, you’ll want to be sure your snake is as happy and healthy as possible. This starts with a well-planned enclosure, complete with all the necessities. Tank ... Read More
January 5, 2016Dewinton Pet Hospital



How to House Train a Cat

Unlike dogs, kittens and cats are easy to house train. In fact, you don’t have to train a cat to use a litter box at all. Your cat’s instincts will tell it to bury its stools in the litter box that you provided. Litter Containers Litter pans or boxes are available in ... Read More
December 11, 2015Dewinton Pet Hospital


Be sure to take advantage of the nice days this summer by visiting one of the amazing dog parks in Calgary! Filled with the best natural sights and sounds, these dog parks will be a treat for pet and owner alike. 1. River Park River Park is located in southwest Calgary on ... Read More


It can be easy to take your cat or dog to the vet to get eye drops, shots or medication applied, but sometimes you’ll need to do it yourself, so here’s our online resources for making at-home pet care a breeze! Cats Eye Care Occasionally, ... Read More
Dog and Cat Most Common Diseases


Your pet’s annual checkup to the vet shouldn't be considered a chore or unnecessary, for many serious diseases lie waiting to come into contact with your dog or cat. Some can be more harmful than others, but all of the illnesses on this list are trouble. Work together with your ... Read More
April 20, 2015Dewinton Pet Hospital
Sick Dog


Recognizing A Pet Emergency You’re out on a walk with your dog, and suddenly they start become slow and lethargic. Suddenly, they collapse, what do you do? Is it an allergic reaction, or something much more serious? Knowing what kind of emergency is happening can make a big difference, and having ... Read More
December 5, 2014Dewinton Pet Hospital
Cat and Dog


E-cigarette use is on the rise, and so is reports of pet poisoning. More specifically, nicotine poisoning. This comes from pets consuming the liquid refills used in E-cigarette cartridges. These cartridges are filled with a potent amount of nicotine, made to be smoked slowly over a long period of ... Read More
September 24, 2014Dewinton Pet Hospital