Should you get backyard chickens? Many people like the idea of having home-grown eggs, however, raising hens isn’t for everybody! Let’s talk about it.read more
Did you know that domestic (fancy) rats are physiologically and psychologically different from their wild counterparts? We get to the bottom if it in our latest Dewdney Diaries!read more
Many, if not all, behavioural problems can be solved by properly enriching a cat’s indoor space. Contrary to popular belief, cats do not need to roam outdoors to be satisfied. It is actually far safer to keep them inside when not supervised. It is our duty as cat owners to create a ‘Catified’ environment to delight their natural instincts. We have a few ideas for you that we think you’ll love!read more
10% to 25% of all cats will have a some form of inappropriate elimination at some point in their lifetime. Get the facts so you know exactly what to do.read more
Dogs die in hot cars. But how? The descriptions may seem graphic for sensitive readers: but to solve a problem we must know the details.read more
Dr. Walton was on CTV this month to talk about how to pick a perfect pet puppy, and we thought we would expand on the advice! Picking a breed of dog is not an easy decision. Several things should be considered and it’s important that everyone in the family is on board with the decision and has had lots of time to think about it and research it!read more
We love puppies. We want you to love your puppy! If you are looking to add a new family member, please read our quick guide first. Adopting a puppy from a regulated rescue or breeder can save you a lot of money- and heartbreak- in the long run.read more
Have you ever wondered what goes on backstage at a veterinary clinic?
Or how about an exotics animal rescue?
Well, we at Dewdney Animal Hospital are both!
What a joy it has been to serve Maple Ridge (and those of you who make the trek from elsewhere!) for another year. Our wonderful patients and the incredible staff at Dewdney Animal Hospital have made it all possible. So thank you for a wonderful year, and here’s to many more!read more