Enrichment is very important for all types of captive animals. Everything ranging from mice to elephants, big or small, feather or scaled all need enrichment. Enrichment can be defined as the action of improving or enhancing the quality or value of something. In terms of animal care, it is when we seek to enhance the […]
Here at Lynwood Animal Hospital we pride ourselves on making the time spent by pets and their owner here as pleasant as possible. A big part of that is making it a fear free experience for your pet. This means free of fear, anxiety and stress. When fear, anxiety and stress arise, it can have […]
So you have decided that you are ready to add a feline member to your family and want to know what you need to prepare before their arrival, or maybe you are considering getting a furry feline friend and want to make sure you know what you are getting yourself into. First off, ensure that […]
Dogs. They are furry family members and play a very important role in our lives. They have a huge positive impact on us. Having a canine companion can provide psychological and physical health benefits. They get us outside for walks, teach children the importance of responsibility and show us their unconditional love each and every […]
Easter is a time for family gatherings, but it is worth noting that an extra ounce of caution could help you avoid spending the holiday at your local veterinary emergency hospital instead of with the family. EASTER LILIES – Beautiful to look at, but lethal for your cat – All parts are toxic (even the […]
Finding ticks has become a common occurrence here in the Ottawa area in recent years and has increased the chance of contracting tick-borne diseases. We cannot eliminate the risk of ever having a tick on our pet but we can do several things to reduce that risk. The most common tick we see here in […]
We participated last year and had so much fun we decided to join again. This year we will have a Cupcake party directly at the clinic where we will have delicious goodies prepared by our great team which can be enjoyed in return of a small donation. We will have gluten free and vegan cupcakes […]
Spaying and neutering your pet rabbit is as important as having your cat or dog spayed or neutered. Rabbits can normally have surgery once they have reached 4-6 months of age. This may depend on the breed of rabbit and its size. An examination is required by one of our veterinarians prior to surgery where […]
There are millions of homeless pets out there that will never know the love and compassion of an owner. Adopt a shelter pet!
Exercise keeps pets healthy and happy! An active pet is less likely to be obese and develop health issues.