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Dental Health Care

At PetFocus Veterinary Hospital – Bedford we offer comprehensive dental cleanings to prevent dental disease. The earlier dental disease is detected, the sooner your pet gets back to having a happy healthy mouth. Book your next appointment today!

 

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Welcome to PetFocus Veterinary Hospital in Bedford, NS

The PetFocus Veterinary Hospital, Bedford South, is a unique facility with an open concept, centered around a state-of-the-art surgery suite. Viewing windows allow you to see from the front door to the back door. They also facilitate an environment of collaboration and transparency and give clients a sense of reassurance that their precious pets will receive excellent care.

This modern facility was established in 2013 by the PetFocus Veterinary Group. The hospital offers comprehensive veterinary services and has a special focus on orthopaedic services. Dogs with fractures, mobility issues, lameness or other orthopaedic concerns will benefit from an integrated team of vets and their skilled support teams. Dr. Rushton and his team have performed over 2000 Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy (TPLO) Surgeries since 2003 – thousands of dogs have been helped to get back on their feet and enjoy an active life with their owners.

Comprehensive services that ensure the health of cats, dogs and other small pets are provided here as well. Our skilled and caring veterinarians are passionate about helping new puppies, and kittens have healthy lives – our team offers advice about wellness, nutrition, behaviour, parasites and more!

Our animal hospital is conveniently located at the exit of Larry Uteck Drive with the Bicentennial Highway, near Bayers Lake. New clients are welcome to visit this sparkling new hospital.

Dr. Don Rushton | Dr. Nancy Kersey | Dr. Heather Rintoul
Veterinarian, PetFocus Veterinary Hospital – Bedford – NSVMA Accredited

Meet the Team
Dr. Kersey is the best veterinarian my family & I have ever taken our pets to. She's so easy to…

Natalie Jewell

I can't say enough good things about this clinic. Several years ago when our dog was very sick this clinic…

Elizabeth Kennedy

My dogs love coming to Petfocus Bedford South! The entire staff is amazing; friendly, kind and compassionate. They treat your…

Alana Ritter

Fantastic vet clinic. Dr. Rintoul has been excellent and the staff at the Bedford South PetFocus is second to none.…

Patrick Gilbert

We took our new Kitten Bellatrix here and love it! The veterinarian took her time with Bella and…

Mary Macdonald

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Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment

The last time you took your dog or cat to the Veterinarian, he or she may have told you your pet needed a “dental.” I think that word leads our clients to believe that a dental is a simple procedure, that they can take it or leave it. There is much more to the entire process than these two syllables would have you think.

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The Winter Blues

Did you know that your pet can get the winter blues just like you? You know what I'm talking about. The depression from fewer hours of sunlight and outdoor time, the possible weight gain from curling up with one too many hot chocolates and the lack of social interaction because going outside can take a lot of work. All of these can be the same for our pets.

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