Michele Belisle, V.M.D.
120 Tolman Street
Canton, MA 02021
Telephone: 781-821-0794





National Pet Week Celebrates,

People and Pets, The Perfect Combination

May 6-12, 2001


Canton, Massachusetts “People and Pets, the Perfect Combination” honors the relationship between people and their companion animals that greet them when they walk through the door.  National Pet Week, in its’ 21st year, is a special week set aside by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Auxiliary to the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association and the North American Veterinary Technician Association, Inc., to celebrate the special bond shared between people and their pets. 

Veterinarians and veterinary technicians around the country are open houses, dog washes, behavior seminars, and numerous other activities that can enrich the human/animal bond.

 “People really feel that their pets are part of their family and that the veterinarian is the “other family doctor”, said Dr. Michele Belisle.  “They are interested in health care and behavior issues that will prolong their lives together”. 

 Veterinarians are integral in assisting people understand what it is their pet needs.  Pets rely on us for annual checkup, proper dental care, exercise and lots of socialization, explained Dr. Belisle.

 This year at the Canton Veterinary Clinic, we are sponsoring a photo contest with the theme, “People and Pets”.  If you would like to enter please send a photo to the above address with your name, address, telephone #, pet’s name on the back side of the picture.  You do not have to be a client at our clinic to enter.  The last day to enter is May 1, 2001.  There will be various prizes for the winners and if you drop off you picture in person, a token gift awaits you.

 Our office has a new video called, “How to be safe with pets”.  This is a great video for kids.  We would love to come into your school and teach children the safety of pets, and so forth.  Give us a call to schedule a time for a free education presentation.

 For more information on National Pet Week contact your family veterinarian or local veterinary medial association. 


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