COVID-19: Don’t Abandon your Pets!

This is a message from Humanimo Foundation. The image and website is only in French but it has been translated by Erika R. for our anglophone clients. -Keep your cats indoors                       – Dog parks are a NO                              -Agility and...

Coronavirus: Updated Protocols as of March 18

18 Mars 2020 : modification for visiting the Bellerive Animal Hospital as recommended by our professional order; Please note that we must reserve our consultations for emergencies only. Call us before presenting yourself at the clinic. To decrease the risk of...

Updated Coronavirus Clinic Protocoles as of March 16

Day by day our clinic protocoles are adapting to protect the staff and clients from COVID-19. Here are the following protocoles that have been added to the last coronavirus post made on March 15th. 1. All animals will be held during the consultation only by a...

Coronavirus Clinic Protocols as of March 15

To all of our clients, Under the special circumstances concerning the COVID-19, we need to make some changes to better protect all the members of our Bellerive family: our employees, your animals and yourself of course! We will be making some modifications to minimize...

Dog and Cat Body Language

Picture source: These Adorable Illustrations Will Help You Understand Cats And Dogs. (2016, May 29). Retrieved March 5, 2020, from https://www.awesomeinventions.com/lili-chin-body-language-cats-and-dogs-illustrations/ Our pets can’t speak. For some of us, it’s the...

What is Declawing and How can we Prevent it

Declawing is a common term used to describe the removal of the nails in cats. The scientific term is onychectomy, which literally means ‘’nail excision’’. The procedure is the amputation of the 3rd phalange – or the first knuckle. Amputations are complex and painful...