Front Street Animal Hospital
548 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3N5

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Saturday: 9AM - 4PM

Popular Grain-Free Dog Foods May Be Linked to Heart Disease

Bison and chickpeas. Wild boar and sweet potatoes. Kangaroo and lentils. These are just a few of the spectacularly popular selections of “grain-free” dog food that have deluged the pet food market in recent years. Dense with exotic proteins, teeming with legumes favored by health-conscious humans, they are promoted as delicious as well as nutritious

Identifying Pain in Cats and Dogs

One of the most common questions I get asked is: “Is my pet in pain?” This is a very important question as nobody wants for our furry friends to be in discomfort. Unfortunately, animals are unable to tell us when they may be in pain. Dogs won’t always express pain by whining, and cats are

A Guide to The Best Dog Parks in Toronto

Today’s urban canine has many options for getting outside, exercising and making new friends. Queen Street West, Kensington Market, College Street, King Street West, Bloor Street and Queens Quay are some of the places where on weekends you see dogs and their people taking in everything that downtown Toronto has to offer. Being located right

Medical Emergencies Affecting Dogs and Cats

by Dr. Barrientos- Medical emergencies affecting your pet are varied . Since animals are good at hiding symptoms you may not notice anything until the pet’s medical condition is quite advanced. The first thing to do is to step back and observe your pet. Is their appetite OK? Are they moving OK? Are they Bright

Pet Obesity

About 2 years ago I adopted a very handsome and fit retired blood donor named Dave from one of our favourite referral facilities — the Central Toronto Veterinary Referral Clinic. When I brought him in for his annual exam a few weeks ago my co-workers made a few comments about how chubby Dave was getting

Welcome to Our First Blog

Hello, and welcome to Front Street Animal Hospital. This is our first installment to our blog. Moving forward, we hope to provide helpful informational tidbits,  success stories and even more importantly, an emotional look into the world of veterinary medicine at our down town clinic. Follow along, even if you aren’t a client – there

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