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10 04, 2017

CTV News Channel: Blood donations for canines

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Kali Holz, Surgery Assistant at Espanola Animal Hosptial explains how there is a growing demand for blood transfusions for pets.

10 04, 2017

CTV Northern Ontario ‘Pet’ Scans

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    It’s a dog’s life – Espanola Animal Hospital seeks doggy donors for blood drive

13 03, 2017

It’s a dog’s life – Espanola Animal Hospital seeks doggy donors for blood drive

By |March 13th, 2017|News & Media|0 Comments|

The summer is usually a time when blood banks make a push for donations.

A northern Ontario blood drive this weekend, however, is asking for contributions from a surprising group  of donors: man’s best friend.

The Espanola Animal Hospital is home to northern Ontario’s only animal blood bank, whose emergency reserves — and pool of emergency donors — is […]

26 02, 2017

Nugget.ca: Clinic first in North to scan pets

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Stephanie Fyfe, a veterinary technician at the Espanola Animal Hospital, guides a dog on a gurney through a new CT scanner at the clinic. (Photo supplied)

There’s a PET scan, and then there’s a machine that scans pets.

Veterinarian PJ Rocheleau, of the Espanola Animal Hospital, now boasts one of the latter, and it’s the only […]

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    Midnorth Monitor: Espanola Animal Hospital has new CT scanner

6 02, 2017

Midnorth Monitor: Espanola Animal Hospital has new CT scanner

By |February 6th, 2017|News & Media|Comments Off on Midnorth Monitor: Espanola Animal Hospital has new CT scanner|

Dr. PJ Rocheleau, local veterinary surgeon at Espanola Animal Hospital, is thrilled with the newest piece of equipment to be installed on the premises. On Thursday, Feb. 2, he and his staff received a computed tomography (CT) scanner. Since the cost of owning such a machine would be exorbitant the scanner is currently being […]

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    Espanola vet gives Jamaican puppy new lease on life for New Year

31 12, 2013

Espanola vet gives Jamaican puppy new lease on life for New Year

By |December 31st, 2013|News & Media|Comments Off on Espanola vet gives Jamaican puppy new lease on life for New Year|

When Miranda and Derek Harpell travel, they like to spend at least some of their vacation volunteering with local organizations. As animal lovers, they usually gravitate towards causes which benefit animals.

 

Lucas received severe injuries to three of his four limbs in Jamaica, where he was born. Derek and Miranda Harpell have brought him to […]

7 02, 2013

Espanola vet trying to fix cat problem

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Bringing a low-cost spay and neuter clinic to Greater Sudbury would be a nightmare, an Espanola veterinarian says.

” You can trap and neuter them all day,” said Dr. P.J. Rocheleau. ” The life expectancy of a cat that lives outside is about 10 minutes. After the fox eats the cat you’ve just neutered, an […]