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Feb 26, 2014, 08:41 ET Homeless Cats Help Kids Foster a Love of Reading at Toronto Veterinary Hospital

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The inspiration for creating the Kitty-Litter-a-ture program came to Dr. Scott Bainbridge from his client Julia Gallagher. Julia had heard of a similar program being...


Feb 06, 2014, 14:34 ET Ontario Veterinarians Honoured for Outstanding Volunteerism & Dedication to Assisting Animals in Need

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) is pleased to honour two veterinarians with the prestigious 2014 OVMA Award of Merit. The Award of Merit recognizes...


Sep 20, 2013, 08:00 ET Veterinarians Give Homeless Dog a Second Chance After Facial Tumour Removal

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Murphy was brought to Dundas West Animal Hospital in Toronto on September 4, 2013. She had been abandoned by her previous owner who had left her in the care of a...


May 15, 2013, 13:56 ET Veterinarians Remind Pet Owners of the Importance of Disease & Parasite Prevention This Spring

TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - With the warmer weather upon us, fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and a variety of other parasites can pose a threat to our animals. The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association...


Feb 26, 2013, 08:00 ET Veterinarians Remind Pet Owners of the Importance of Vaccinations After Recent Outbreaks

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - In light of a recent increase in reported cases of parvovirus in dogs, the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association reminds Ontario's pet owners to ensure that their...


Jul 31, 2012, 10:30 ET Veterinarians Partner with the Humane Society of Durham Region to Address Cat Overpopulation

TORONTO, July 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Forty-two volunteer veterinary clinics in the Durham region have partnered with the Humane Society of Durham Region to address the cat overpopulation problem. With the...


Mar 29, 2012, 15:30 ET Veterinarians want people to remember Buddy and his story

MILTON, ON, March 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The staff at Walden Animal Hospital are busy planning the creation of a memorial so that no one forgets Buddy or his story. Buddy had been brought in by a caring...


Jun 29, 2010, 10:07 ET OVMA Recognizes Veterinarians, Clinic Staff and Animal Health Companies Who
Volunteered to Help During the York Region SPCA Ringworm Crisis

MILTON, ON, June 29 /CNW/ - On May 11th, when the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) was faced with the possibility of having to euthanize the animals at its York Region ...


Nov 03, 2009, 09:10 ET Ontario Veterinarians Call for Urgent Action to Stop Spread of Heartworm

HAMILTON, ON, Nov. 3 /CNW/ - The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) and the Hamilton Academy of Veterinary Medicine (HAVM) are alerting all Hamilton-area humane societies, animal shelters...