Prevention

  • Pet Cancer Prevention… Perspective From a New Vet

    The science behind pet cancer cure and prevention is constantly changing. This month, we spoke with Dr. Adam Bentley, a new graduate of the University of Saskatchewan’s Veterinary Medicine program now working at VCA Canada, to ask him about what he has learned about pet cancer from his recent education and how that has translated […]

    June 7, 2017

  • Prevention and better treatment options are still key to fighting animal cancer

    Some may wonder if the statistic “1 in 4 dogs will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime” is still true. Here at Kali’s Wish, we wondered about that too. We dug into the research and found out that little has changed with respect to animal cancer statistics. Cancer continues to be very common in […]

    May 3, 2017

  • Healthy Habits: Annual Checkups

    Just like with humans, prevention is a huge part of maintaining your pet’s health. Like our annual checkup with the Doctor, your pet also needs to see their Vet at least once a year. Why is this? There are two reasons. The first is that unlike your human child, your fur baby is unable to […]

    April 27, 2017

  • Your Pet & Dental Health

    Did you know that February is officially National Pet Dental Health Month? In honour of this, we wanted to share some tips to help pet Guardians learn how to take of their pet’s teeth! Healthy teeth and gums are very important to your pet’s overall health and well-being — just like with humans. Without preventative […]

    February 2, 2017

  • New approach to vaccinations lessens potential health risks to pets

    Vaccinations are a hot topic for pet parents While there is little question that vaccines can protect pets against potentially fatal diseases such as rabies, distemper and parvovirus, the number of vaccines and the frequency with which they are administered, along with the health risks they pose, are up for debate. Dr. Ronald Schultz, a […]

    December 9, 2016

  • Advantages of regular vet care

    Detect health problems early When it comes to your pets’ physical and emotional well-being, consider your vet your new best friend. There are many benefits to regular veterinary care as well as taking the time to build a long-term relationship with your vet, just like with your family doctor. Seeing the same vet regularly gives you […]

    December 9, 2016

  • ‘Golden Rules’ to help you find a reputable breeder

    Canadian Kennel Club’s 8 ‘Golden Rules’ for finding a reputable breeder Purebred dogs are sold through various channels but the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) recommends you purchase your purebred dog from a knowledgeable breeder who specializes in your breed of choice. Visit a number of kennels and compare the dogs, the facilities and the breeders. […]

    December 9, 2016

  • Cancer prevention begins with a healthy puppy

    Start by doing your homework Many purebred dogs are in worse health than ever before and this is due, in part, to irresponsible breeding practices. Many genetic disorders including cancer are inherited, so one way to help prevent cancer in your canine companion is to start with a healthy puppy. Understanding the potential health issues of your […]

    December 9, 2016