Posts by Doon Animal Hospital


Leptospirosis             Leptospirosis is a disease of dogs (and people) caused by a bacteria. We often blame skunks and raccoons for carrying it and shedding it into the environment by their urine but we know that other animals such as mice and rats can carry it as well. Because it is shed in urine, your…

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Dental Health

At Doon Animal Hospital, we recognize that dental care is one of the most important aspects of your pet’s health. Cats and dogs instinctively hide oral pain though, so we can’t rely on them to tell us that their mouth hurts. We often see dogs with broken teeth and/or advanced periodontal disease, yet, they are…

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Rabies Cases Increasing In Ontario

Doon Animal Hospital

A threat to our pet’s health that we thought was going away seems to be making a comeback: rabies! At one time there were a considerable number of rabies cases annually in Ontario. As a high school co-op student in the ‘90s I travelled with some large animal vets in Perth County and was exposed…

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