Hastings Lake Animal Hospital

1 20332 Twp Rd 512
Sherwood Park, AB T8G 1E8

(780)662-2227

www.hastingslakevet.com

ARTICLES

 

Five Top Tips for Surviving or Avoiding the Veterinary ER

I’m the guy you don’t want to meet in the middle of the night. I am not a mugger, a thief, or a cat burglar. I am an emergency veterinarian. Most of my interac ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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Lab that found antibiotics in jerky continues search

Photo by Chris Milian The New York State Food Laboratory in Albany, N.Y., is participating in a national effort to figure out why some chicken jerky treats ...

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IMHA: Four Letters You Never Want to Meet

Most of the diseases that we see and treat in the ER can be pretty easily comprehended by non-medical folks: trauma, infection, cancer – all of these seem to ma ...

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Is it Time to Get a Dog or a Cat?

There you were, all grown up and moving into your very first place after graduating from college. As we unloaded the U-Haul at your new place at grad school, I ...

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Internet Pharmacies: Reaping What They Have Sown

Internet pharmacies and veterinarians have long been strange (some would say tortured) bedfellows. On the surface, it would seem like any outlet for medications ...

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