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Category Archives: Informative

Pet Dentistry – Do Pets Need Their Teeth Brushed?

Written By on August 11, 2015

Pet dental care is an essential part of keeping your pet healthy and ensuring a long happy life, 80% of dogs have periodontal disease by the time they turn four. In fact, it is the most commonly diagnosed health problem in cats and dogs! This remarkably common and sometimes life-threatening illness can usually be prevented […]

Pet Nutrition for Cats and Dogs

Written By on July 16, 2015

 Providing the proper nutrition is an integral part of caring for your four-legged loved ones. It is important to understand the basics of nutrition whether you feed your pet homemade meals or pet store food. Although it sometimes seems as if our pets could eat almost anything, it is important to understand that, like us […]

Holi-daze: A Pet Owners’ Travelling Guide

Written By on July 6, 2015

Don’t let planning your next vacation put you in a holi-daze. We’ve got you covered. Only packing the essentials  Since summer is in full swing, vacation season is at its prime. For those of you who own pets, planning a vacation may be challenging. You may be wondering “what is the best thing to do […]

Should You Adopt or Buy a Pet?

Written By on June 29, 2015

  “I have seen a lot in my day. For quite some time now I have inspected the many rescue kittens that have come into my office from my secret hiding spot. I wish I could keep all of my kitten friends, but seeing how happy the kittens make you humans, I have decided to […]

2015 VOKRA Calendars are here!

Written By on November 17, 2014

Looking for a great gift idea? We’ve got you covered! (You’re welcome.) Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA) is an organization that we work very closely with here at Alta Vista and one that is very dear to our hearts.

What a SPOOK-tacular Day!

Written By on October 27, 2014

Trick or Treat Dunbar Village 2014 was a Huge Success! The pouring rain didn’t stop the superheroes, princesses, vampires, Harry Potters, zombies and many others from stopping by the clinic for some candy on Saturday! The little trick-or-treaters were as enthusiastic and polite as ever. A BIG thank you goes out to the Dunbar Village […]

AVAH Has A New Website!

Written By on October 20, 2014

The Alta Vista Animal Hospital is so pleased to announce the launch of our brand new responsive website! The new site is full of valuable information for pet owners as well as having many great entertaining pages like our “Petstimonials” and our “Pet Photo Gallery”, not to mention info on all our wonderful and amazing […]