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Jane Curtin

Client Care Representative
Jane has been with the Champlain Animal Hospital team for more than 30 years, and it goes to show that it's where she is supposed to be! Not only does she love animals, but she also enjoys working with the people that love their animals. Jane is happy to work alongside the veterinarians and staff to provide the best health care they can for pets that are an important part of many families. She also enjoys the company of her own cat and dog at home, and periodically grand kitties too!


4DX Testing: A Quick and Powerful Screening Tool for the Health of Your Dog

The 4DX test is a quick blood test that screens for four diseases which affect our dogs: Heartworm, Lyme, Anaplasma and Ehrlichia. Heartworm disease is transmitted by mosquitoes and is becoming more prevalent as the climate warms and more dogs (unknowingly infected) are brought into the province from other areas where mosquito borne diseases are widespread. In a few discrete areas within southern Ontario, such as Peterborough County, the prevalence of infection in dogs not on a heartworm preventive can be as high as 5% to 10%.* Local wildlife such as foxes, coyotes and wolves may be infected and be able to spread the disease to our dogs through the mosquito.

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