Veterinary / Professional Health Care

Note: The Health & Nutrition section of the Canada's Guide to Dogs website is intended as a source of information only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional care, but as an aid to those seeking health and nutrition information. Always consult with your Veterinarian and other professionals about health related matters and any concerns or questions you may have concerning your dog's diet and nutrition requirements. We do not endorse or recommend any one treatment or diet over another.


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Articles of Interest

  • Teach Your Dog to Handle an Exam — Your dog is never too young to learn how to be a good patient. In fact, the younger, the better. With the right training and socialization, medical exams will be less traumatic for you, your pup and your veterinarian. Read More
    (Added: 24 April 2012)
  • How to Choose a Vet for Your Puppy — Your puppy's relationship with his veterinarian is one of the most important in his life. Therefore, choosing the right veterinarian is essential. This article includes a checklist of some of the factors that should be considered when selecting a veterinarian.
    (Added: 24 April 2012)
  • Top 10 Questions for Your Dog's Veterinarian — Make the most out of your dog's next veterinary visit by knowing the right questions to ask.
    (Added: 24 April 2012)
  • Who Works at Your Dog's Veterinary Office? — Do you know the difference between a Veterinarian, Veterinary Assistant, and a Veterinary Technician? All of these individuals, and more, may work at your local vet's office.
    (Added: 24 April 2012)
  • Stem Cell Research and Your Dog — From cloning to possible cancer cures, stem cell breakthroughs can both frighten and amaze. But how might such research affect your dog and what should you do so that your pet might benefit?
    (Added: 25 May 2012)
  • Can a Pain Management Center Help Your Dog? — From dealing with arthritic hips to recovering from a recent surgery, dogs nationwide are benefitting from new interest in animal pain management centers. These veterinary practices specializing in pain alleviation are now available to help you and your dog, no matter the situation, whether you have an elderly dog or one that suffers from a more chronic condition. Note: Although this article is written with a U.S. audience in mind, there are veterinary practices across Canada as well that specialize in pain management.
    (Added: 24 April 2012)
  • Alternative Health Care for Dogs — Acupuncture, homeopathy, holistic medicine, Chinese herbs and chiropractic techniques are just some of the alternative health care options that are now widely available for canines. But when are these methods the right - or wrong - course of treatment?
    (Added: 24 April 2012)
  • Canine Physical Therapy: Helping Dogs Heal — By Dr. Tracy Dewhirst
    (Added: 25 May 2012)
  • New Health Trend: Dog Fitness Centers — A new Orlando, Florida fitness center for dogs offers armatherapy, massage, aqua therapy and other services. Could this growing trend benefit your dog's health? By Kim Boatman
    (Added: 25 May 2012)
  • Identifying Vet-Worthy Dog Health Problems —The Internet and other resources can help in diagnosing dog health problems, but when is a vet the right answer. By Brad Kloza
    (Added: 25 May 2012)
Canadian Animal Assistance Team (CAAT)

Canadian Animal Assistance Team (CAAT)

Veterinary Professionals Dedicated
to the Care of Animals Worldwide

The Canadian Animal Assistance Team is a group of Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians whose mission is to impact on the safety, health and population control of domestic animals worldwide.

CLICK HERE to learn more about CAAT.


Note: We are always in need of articles for the Health and Nutrition section, submissions are welcome and encouraged. Please feel free to contact us.