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Dr. Tim Blatt

Dr. Tim Blatt


I graduated in 1991 from the Atlantic Veterinary College in PEI. My decision to go to vet school was prompted by a dog I had in high school that had severe allergies to the point of having to be euthanized secondary to the nasty side effects of prolonged steroid use.

Over the years I have become more interested in the human-animal bond. General practice has always been my focus. I am a new member of Cambrian Animal Hospital having started in late 2016. Just about every day is different. I have the opportunity to help nurture and maintain some wonderful pet human bonds. The atmosphere - a feeling of relaxed partnership and common purpose, is my favourite thing about the clinic.

I have become a big follower of Benjamin Franklin's thoughts on wine consumption. My first pet was a dog named Rexxy.


Rescue Dogs: Overcoming Unwanted Behaviours

Since the COVID pandemic has arrived in Canada (and around the world), we have seen a spike in pet adoptions. This is an amazing thing – for the new pet owner and for the pet.  However, one of the other spikes we see on an almost daily basis at the hospital is the need for new owner to attach “a story” to their pet's behaviours – particularly in the instance of “rescue” dogs.  In rescue situations, many of the dogs arrive with unknown histories and many of the dogs demonstrate specific or generalized fear and anxiety.

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