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Kato Animal Hospital’s Pet Care Blog

At Kato Animal Hospital in Toronto, we know that your pets are beloved members of your family. That’s why we offer this pet care blog full of tips, advice and health information. Each blog post has been written to help you give your pets the best possible care.

Select a post and read on to learn more about different ailments and treatments that your pets can undergo at any given time. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call our office for more information.

  • 01/05/2023
    When to Spay/Neuter Your Pet (And Why)

    Canadians love their pets, with over 60% of households owning at least 1 dog or cat. 

    That's great for both pets and pet owners since owning a pet can offer health benefits and companionship. However, if you want to keep your beloved pet with you as long as possible, a spay or neuter can keep your pet healthier.

    Why should you have your pet spayed or neutered? What age should you spay or neuter your pet? Keep reading to find out.

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  • 11/04/2023
    Five Tips for At-Home Pet Dental Care

    Dental care for our furry friends is just as important as it is for humans. Dental disease affects 80% of adult dogs, with periodontal disease being the most common.

    It is suggested to have your pet's teeth checked by a veterinarian once per year. Ensuring your pet has clean teeth and healthy gums throughout the year is key to their total dental health.

    Follow these five tips for at-home pet dental care, and keep your pet's good dental health.

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  • 13/03/2023
    Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

    Pets are like us; they get sick or injured sometimes. If they need surgery or expensive medication, are you ready to pay the bills? Is having pet insurance worth it? Keep reading to find out.


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  • 13/03/2023
    What to Know About Grain-Free Diets

    Everyone loves having a furry friend at home to keep them company. There are around 8.5 million cats and 7.9 million dogs enriching the lives of Canadian. As a pet owner, you want to make sure you're feeding your pet the best food available.

    Staying on top of your pet's nutrition is key to ensuring they live a long and healthy life. However, there are countless types of pet food to choose from, including grain-free diets. Is grain-free food a good choice for your pet?

    Keep reading a blog and find out what grain-free food is and its health risks and benefits.


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  • 08/10/2021
    What to Expect from Your Dog’s First Dental Exam

    Our four-legged companions need oral care just like us- but what exactly goes into a dog dental exam? To keep your dog healthy with a mouth full of pearly whites, you should schedule regular visits with your dog's dentist.


    Your dog’s first dental exam can be overwhelming. You want to learn as much as you can about your pet’s oral health, but there’s too much information to take in! Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Here, we’ll break down what you can expect to occur during your dog’s first dental exam.


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  • 15/09/2021
    Senior Cat Care Guide

    Did you know that 8.1 million Canadian households have a cat as a pet? As people spend more time in their homes, a pet can be a great comfort in uncertain times. But when your feline friend reaches its twilight years, do you know how to care for it? 

    In this guide, we’ll help you learn about the physical and behavioral changes that you can expect from your kitty, as well as everything you need to know to be a great caregiver. 

    Read on as we discuss senior cat care.  


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  • 28/01/2021
    5 Ways to Curb Your Pet's Grooming Anxiety

    If your dog hates being groomed, this might make this critical aspect of pet care difficult. Don't despair because there are things you can do to help. Read on to learn 5 ways to alleviate grooming anxiety and make grooming more pleasant for both you and your dog.


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  • 29/10/2020
    A Comprehensive Guide for Taking Care of Your Spayed/Neutered Dog

    Congratulations on making the excellent decision to spay and neuter your pets! The health, behavioural, financial, and community benefits of this surgery are so important.

    But once the hard part is over, how soon can you get back to enjoying your time together as a family?

    Read on to learn how to ensure that everything goes well with your pet's post-operative recovery.


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  • 05/08/2020
    Covid-19 and Pets: What We Know So Far

    Just what do we know about COVID-19 and pets? That question is of major concern to the millions and millions of pet owners throughout the world who wish to keep this horrible virus from affecting their furry loved ones.

    If only it were as simple as getting your pet vaccinated! Unfortunately, this is a new threat we don't know a lot about. What we do know, however, can make a positive impact. 


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  • 17/07/2020
    Choosing the Right Pet Grooming Service

    Grooming is essential for a well-maintained and healthy pet. It takes care of your pet’s appearance as well as their health.

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Kato Animal Hospital  

2830 Danforth Ave

Toronto, ON, M4C 1M1

Phone: 416-690-2112


Animal Health Partners 416-380-7400

Veterinary Emergency Hospital 416-247-8387

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Sunday Closed

We are closed on statutory holidays.
Saturdays of long weekends we close at 1:00 PM


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