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  • We need your help! Towels, oh my!

    Aug 13 2014

    Here at the Animal Hospital of High Park, we are getting low on towels! As you know, towels are a handy partner for handling birds, small mammals and reptiles, as…

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    The Ticks Attack!

    Jul 24 2014

    Greetings, animal lovers! We have a story to share with you. Meet Frankie.   Frankie came in to visit us with some mean ol’ red spots on his stomach. This…

  • Summer is here at last! And so are the fleas.

    Jul 02 2014

    Are your cats itching for summer? Make sure they’re not itching with fleas! With the warmer weather here, the little parasite we all know too well is starting to pop…

  • Greetings from the avian world!

    Jun 20 2014

    Greetings from Dovey! Dovey is a ringneck dove who came for her very important semi-annual exam. She is such a sweetheart, we needed to let everyone see how lovely she…

  • “Out on a Limb” – a note on training by Kristi

    Jun 09 2014

    My, how times have changed. When I started working with parrots in the 90’s, most parrot training involved control. Time and again I was told that I must approach parrots…

  • Get In To Foraging!

    May 06 2014

    From budgies to macaws, all pet birds have a “wild” side. In the jungle, they spend most of their time looking for and preparing food. Parrots range far and wide…

  • Tick tock, the ticks are here!

    Apr 02 2014

    Drat those ticks! Here in southern Ontario, ticks are becoming more and more of a nuisance. Since the 1990s, ticks have gone from being found on the shores of Lake…

  • Know Your Pet’s Teeth!

    Feb 10 2014

    February is Dental Health Awareness Month, celebrated Nationally and here at the Animal Hospital of High Park! BAD BREATH!…It’s often one of the first and most offensive signs of dental…

  • Dental Health Month

    Feb 03 2014

    Have you brushed your cat or dog’s teeth today? Dental healthcare in our pets is just as important as it is for us. They can also develop severe dental issues…

  • Watch out for cold weather!

    Jan 31 2014

    It has been a long, cold winter this year. Toronto has gotten a lot of snow, cold and ice so far this season, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing…