Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Importance of Senior Pet Blood Work

Pets eight years and older are considered to be seniors. In human terms, a 10-year-old dog is between 56 and 78 human-years-old (depending on weight) and a 10-year old cat is 63 human-years-old.

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Understanding Cats

Outdoor cats hunt for food, hide from predators (usually by climbing) and defend their home. When indoors these behaviours may come off as hostile, and we may not like them. In order to keep our kitties happy we need to provide acceptable outlets for them to ‘be cats’ yet keep them safe from threats.

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Outdoor Enrichment for Cats: The Catio!

Do you have a cat who likes to be outside? Does said cat bring home lots of presents (i.e., birds or rodents) or come home frequently injured after fighting?

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Tips to Help Prepare Your Cat for the Veterinarian

Here are some tips that can help make your pet prepped and ready to head to the veterinarian for the first time!

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How to Safely Remove Ticks from Your Dog or Cat

Ticks are an epidemic in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Last updated: July 14, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at PetFocus Veterinary Hospital - Bedford South