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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- 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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