Pet Health Tip: Dental Diets

Posted on February 25, 2015

Pet Health Tip: Dental Diets

February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Pet Dental Health Tip: As soon as your pet reaches maturity at the age of twelve months, start using a Dental Diet.  It acts as an excellent regular maintenance diet in addition to helping keep your pet’s teeth clean.  Dental diets decrease tartar build up by several methods. One method is mechanical. The food pellets are larger, harder, and when bitten by the tooth these pellets do not shatter like regular dry food, but stay intact longer scraping off the plaque from the tooth. Still other...

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Careers at Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital

Posted on August 26, 2014

Careers at Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital

You are looking for a challenging job in the veterinary field? You love animals and want to work with a dynamic team? Animal 911 could be the right place for you! As a matter of fact, we always love receiving your resume for the different available positions: veterinarian, animal health technician, technical aid, front desk. If you believe you fit the job profile, please complete the form in our Careers section. Currently Open Job Positions: Animal Health Technician (full-time) Veterinary Office Assistant...

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Giving Back to Pets in Our Community

Posted on March 7, 2014

Every year Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital makes an effort to help find new homes for unwanted pets. We have our own adoption program for cats and we work with two rescue organizations. Here is the sum of our efforts in 2013: Animal 911 Cat Adoption Program: We adopted out 28 cats. The medical care provided to these cats including examination, deworming, testing for Leukemia and feline Aids, vaccination, sterilization as well as housing was done at a cost of $35,141. The cats were each adopted for $156 each thus we subsidized our cat adoption...

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Mosquitoes and Ticks: which should you worry most about in our area?

Posted on March 7, 2014

Mosquitoes and Ticks: which should you worry most about in our area?

Since the mid eighties veterinarians in Quebec have been telling their clients to test their dogs and treat them preventatively against Heartworm disease. In the last ten years the number of new cases detected every year in Quebec is always around 50. Yes, it is a dangerous disease and we really should put every cat and dog on preventative medication since it is a deadly disease, but what we really we should focusing more on is Lyme disease. Lyme disease is much more prevalent in Quebec than Heartworm disease. In fact for every Heartworm...

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FUNDRAISER: Microchip Clinic on Sunday November 24th

Posted on November 16, 2013

FUNDRAISER: Microchip Clinic on Sunday November 24th

On Sunday November 24th Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital and Pitou Minou & Compagnons Pierrefonds are hosting a microchipping fundraiser to raise funds for local animal rescues. Microchipping is an easy, inexpensive and great way to protect your pet from getting lost. If you have already taken advantage of the fundraiser in previous years why don’t you invite your family and friends to partake? We still have room on the waiting list, so please reserve your spot by calling Pitou Minou at 514-696-0111.   When: Sunday November,...

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We are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Nikolas Bell to the Animal 911 team!

Posted on October 24, 2013

We are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Nikolas Bell to the Animal 911 team!

Dr. Bell graduated from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, in January 2012 after completing his Clinical Year at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies of The University of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom. He had previously obtained his Pre-Veterinary Degree from The University of Nottingham in England, United Kingdom. Dr. Bell completed a certification in Endoscopy at The Oquendo Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada. And he has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dentistry. Originally from...

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Come Celebrate Animal Health week with Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital!

Posted on September 25, 2013

Come Celebrate Animal Health week with Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital!

Animal 911 is excited to celebrate Animal Health Week with you and your fur family! We will be hosting a variety of events throughout the week, starting with an adoption day with Compassionate Animal Adoption Rescue on Sunday September 29th 2013.  There will also be a funniest pet photo contest running throughout the week, as well as Animal health interactive stations. So come on by, there will be lots to see and prizes to be won!

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Community Event: Are You Thinking About Adopting a Dog?

Posted on September 23, 2013

Community Event: Are You Thinking About Adopting a Dog?

Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital is very proud to host the Pick Me! Adoption Day in partnership with Compassionate Animal Adoption Rescue on Sunday September 29th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Please come and meet wonderful rescued dogs that are looking for their new forever families. It will be a fun day with fundraising activities for a good cause. The foster families of Lily, Milo, Sallie, Saké, Hailey and Lucky will be very happy to meet you and introduce you to the darling dogs they are caring for with so much love.  Animal 911 will have a...

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Community Fundraising This Weekend!

Posted on June 13, 2013

Community Fundraising This Weekend!

Animal 911 Veterinary Hospital will participate to a community fundraising organized by the Global Pitou Minou pet food store located in Pierrefonds this coming Sunday June 16th. Our Animal Health Technicians, Kimberly and Tara, will perform free cut nails for your pets between 11AM and 2PM in exchange for a small donation. All proceeds of this fundraising will be remitted by Global Pitou Minou to local animal shelters and charities. The moving season is almost upon us and like every year animals will be abandoned in great numbers. The local...

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New Quebec Study on West Nile Virus

Posted on June 5, 2013

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the U of M in conjunction with the Quebec Ministry of Health has launched a new study into the prevalence of some zoonotic diseases (diseases that spread from animals to man). They are concerned specifically with 4 viral diseases spread by mosquitoes. As it turns out from the 2012 data there were over 12,000 cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Quebec alone. All these diseases are spread from birds to man by mosquitoes. Relatively few people develop meningitis and die,...

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