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  • Jan 24 2013

    The Rainbow Bridge

    Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There…

  • Feb 14 2019

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    Cold Weather Safety for Pets

    As you know, our weather can get rather extreme here in Manitoba. We range from approximately forty five degrees Celsius in the summer to minus 50 degrees Celsius in the…

  • Nov 29 2018

    In Memory of Bonnie

    Bonnie has been a loyal and loving part of our family 13 years. We adopted her from the City of Winnipeg Animal Services on November 9, 2005 and after a tumultuous…

  • Aug 24 2018

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    4 Considerations Before Committing to Bringing Home a New Puppy

    by Karina, RVT   There is nothing more exciting than picking out and bringing home a new puppy.  Before you dive in, take a moment to consider the following: Does…

  • Jul 15 2018

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    Small Breed Dogs and their Behaviour – Katie’s Story

    Growing up we only ever had large breed dogs, but I have been a small dog owner for many years now, we currently have three tiny rescue dogs Ellie (a…

  • Apr 13 2018

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    The Adventures of Penny

    We had a litter of kittens here, born to a rescue cat, River, in September of 2017, and Penny was adopted by a staff member’s daughter.  She has a unique…

  • Mar 12 2018

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    Three Tips on Preventing Tick Borne Diseases in Your Dog

    Three Tips on Preventing Tick Borne Diseases in Your Dog By Karina, RVT at McPhillips Animal Hospital             Did you know that some dogs who have never left Winnipeg have…

  • Jan 22 2018

  • Jul 18 2017

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    Shadow’s Story: Our Heartworm Positive Dog

    We unfortunately have our first Heartworm positive case of the year to report. We are sharing Shadow’s story, to spread awareness about the importance of Heartworm prevention. Meet Shadow! Shadow…

  • Feb 01 2017

    Better Breath Equals Better Health

    5 Ways to Improve Your Pet’s Overall Health by Improving Oral Health by Karina Smith, RAHT at McPhillips Animal Hospital It’s safe to say that everyone has heard or used…

  • Sep 30 2016