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Reasons why your pet’s breath smells so bad in Barrie, ON

Does the sight of your dog coming in for a kiss make you panic? Does your cat's persistent attempts to rub against your face make you queasy? Do you run away when your pet approaches you--is the odor from their mouth enough to knock you over?  If this is the case you are not alone [...]

Maurice’s Mews–Summer Safety for Your Pets in Barrie, ON

With the increasing temperatures, summer is well on the way.  We wanted to share with you some summer safety tips. Summer Celebrations: As many of you know, the pops and crackles of fireworks can really stress out your pets.  To help relax you dog or cat, exercise them beforehand, keep them indoors, close the windows [...]

By | 2017-11-07T21:51:54+00:00 June 8th, 2016|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Maurice’s Mews- A spoonful of sugar doesn’t help the medication go down when it comes to your pets…

You have come home from a visit to the vets with medication for your pets.  The veterinarian has prescribed this medication to help get your pet on a quick road to recovery, but they can sometimes be trying for pet owners to give.  The key to successful treatment is to give your pets the full [...]

By | 2017-11-07T21:51:54+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|General Health, Illness & Disease, Pet Care|1 Comment

Maurice’s Mews–Breakthrough weight loss has arrived in Barrie, ON

Big Bay Animal Hospital is pleased to offer the new Metabolic Diet by Hill's(makers of Science Diet) for dogs and cats. Just like the human epidemic, almost 50 % of our pets are overweight! The new METABOLIC diet breakthrough has arrived.  This new diet is clinically proven to safely provide 28% body fat loss in only [...]

By | 2017-11-07T21:51:54+00:00 April 23rd, 2013|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Maurice’s Mews- Holiday Season Hours for Big Bay Animal Hospital

Seasons Greetings Everyone We will be celebrating the holidays soon and I wanted to bring you our Holiday Hours: Big Bay Animal Hospital will be: Open Saturday December 22nd  8:30am- 1:00pm Closed for Christmas from Sunday December 23rd to Wednesday December 26th, Open Thursday December 27th 8:00am- 7:00pm, Friday December 28th 8:00am- 6:00pm & Saturday December [...]

By | 2017-11-07T21:51:55+00:00 December 17th, 2012|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Maurice’s Mews–Hazards of the Holidays-What every Barrie pet owner should know

It is the Holiday Season in Barrie, ON and what better way to show your pet you care by avoiding hazards to their health.  So I wanted to bring you this list of important items to be aware of. The 12 Hazards of the Holidays: Ethylene Glycol:  Also known as Antifreeze.  This common toxin can cause [...]

By | 2017-11-07T21:51:55+00:00 October 27th, 2012|FAQ, General Health, Illness & Disease, Pet Care|0 Comments

Maurice’s Mews–A sticky situation for one Barrie pet

A Success Story At Big Bay Animal Hospital we are always inspired when one of our patients comes in with a serious condition or in an emergency situation and recovers so quickly and leaves with it's tail wagging.  Recently we were very proud of Penny, a 10 month Golden Retriever puppy that had got herself into a [...]

By | 2017-11-07T21:51:55+00:00 October 23rd, 2012|General Health, Illness & Disease, Pet Care|0 Comments