Dog Neutering & the Movember Movement | Hasting Veterinary Clinic

Dog Neutering & the Movember Movement

November is here, or should we say, “Movember”? It is quite intriguing and fun to suddenly see all of the moustaches showing up around this time of the year. While the Movember movement is a lot of fun with all the events and moustaches involved, it is about a lot more than just that. It […]

Happy ‘Doggieween’: Halloween Treats for Dogs Do’s and Don’ts

Happy ‘Doggieween’: Halloween Treats for Dogs Do’s and Don’ts

Halloween can be fun for dogs too, if they’ll let you dress them up. But if they get into the “human” treats, it can mean an emergency trip to the vet. There are treats you can give your pooch, but be wary of the ingredients. Any kind of human Halloween treat, candy, etc. are forbidden […]

Prevention Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween for Your Cat

Prevention Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween for Your Cat

October is a busy time of year, isn’t it? Not only do we have Thanksgiving to celebrate (for us Canadians, anyway), but also Halloween! We get turkey and treats in the same month. How cool is that? However, we must remember that not everyone is enthusiastic about this time of the year. In this case, […]

Tips for an Enjoyable Halloween Night for Pets | Hastings Veterinary Clinic

Tips for an Enjoyable Halloween Night for Pets

Halloween is almost here! Costumes, parties, and plans for the day are likely already in place, including costumes for our furry friends. It is becoming quite popular to dress up your dog and the occasional cat in addition to the traditional partying and trick-or-treating on Halloween night. It is an enjoyable time and being socially […]

How to Train Your Cat to Walk on a Leash | Hastings Veterinary Clinic

How to Train Your Cat to Walk on a Leash

Yes, it’s true! Your cat can be trained to walk on a leash. While letting your cat outdoors is not something we recommend, if your cat insists on going outside and you live in an area where it isn’t safe to let cats outside on their own because of traffic or other dangers, the only […]