Blood Donar

Sometimes Dogs and Cats Need Blood Too! We hear about blood donation all the time on the news and the radio.  Human blood donors are always needed to help other people, but what about our dogs and cats?  Well, sometimes dogs and cats need blood transfusions too.  Where does that blood come from? Believe it…

Worm Gross

What About Worm? It isn’t uncommon for us to get a phone call from a very worried pet parent telling us that there are worms coming out of their pets tooter.  Often our first question is; do they look like rice or like noodles.  We don’t ask this to satisfy our warped sense of humour- knowing…

Lost Of a Pet

1997-2014 The loss of a dearly loved pet impacts us all, especially when they have been your companion for many years. It is with great sadness that we said farewell to our beloved girl BeBe. She came to live with us in 2008 when her previous family could not longer care for her. She had…

Veterinary Hospital

What is a Veterinary Hospital Anyways? Every time we answer the phone we say “Mission Veterinary Hospital”, but what does that mean? What is a veterinary hospital? What is a small animal practice? And even more confusingly, what is the difference between a veterinary hospital, a veterinary clinic, a  specialty practice, and an animal emergency hospital? Let’s get…