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  • Dog Vaccinations

    July 23rd, 2020
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    Indoor Dogs and Infectious Disease - Why does my dog need vaccinations if she spends 100% of her time indoors?

    It is a myth that dogs who live indoors do not need to be vaccinated against infectious diseases. While living an indoor lifestyle is certainly safer overall than living outdoors, …

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  • Cat Vaccinations

    July 23rd, 2020
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    Indoor Cats and Infectious Disease

    Why does my cat need vaccinations if she spends 100% of her time indoors?

    It is a myth that cats who live indoors do not need to be vaccinated against infectious diseases. While living an indoor lifestyle is certainly safer overall than living outdoors, and …

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  • Fecal Flotation Testing

    July 23rd, 2020
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    What is a fecal flotation?

    Fecal flotation is a routine veterinary test used to diagnose internal parasites or "worms." The test detects the eggs of mature parasites that live inside the body and pass their eggs to the outside by shedding them into the host's stool. Some of these parasites …

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  • Cat naps rock!

    September 12th, 2016
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    Working at a busy clinic means that I put in long days meeting and greeting clients and their parents. It's not all show business and fancy bow ties; being the clinics ambassador, HR Director, bed tester, and food consultant can leave me drained and in need of a quick pick-me-up …

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  • How many bow ties is enough?

    September 1st, 2016
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    The answer is... there's always the perfect bow tie just around the corner, so it's infinite. 
    Bow Tie Zack

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  • National Bow Tie Day

    August 28th, 2016
    National Bow Tie Day

    So today is National Bow Tie Day and it appears that I'm in good company with the likes of George Clooney, James Bond, David Beckham, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and Indiana Jones all rocking bow ties with style. 

    Of course, a sartorially elegant cat can never have enough bow …

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  • Welcome to my new blog

    August 23rd, 2016
    Bow Tie Zack

    Greetings! I'm Bow Tie Zack a.k.a. Zackary the Bow River Veterinary Centre's resident cat. As you can see, I'm a snappy dresser—bow ties are cool—and it's important for me to greet clients with a smart professional appearance.

    I'll be bringing you all the latest info on cat fashion, special shop …

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