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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Caring for a Senior Pet

As your pets get older, the care that they need will change. Below are five tips to help in caring for your ageing furry loved one.

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Senior Pet Wellness Care

Our pets tend to age faster than we’d want them to. Dogs and cats are considered geriatric when they are 7 years and older. That means there’s a lot to take into consideration because there are both physical and behavioural changes. Senior pets are prone to developing arthritis, diabetes, kidney failure, heart disease, thyroid disease […]

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Owning a Senior Pet

Pets are no exception to the fact that everyone gets older. Unfortunately, they do too. As they grow older, it is essential that we learn how to properly take care of our loving seniors. Whether it’s slowly losing vision or hearing, starting to struggle with common activities such as going up and down stairs because […]

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Celebrating Seniors

The staff at PetFocus (Bedford South) is dedicated to providing excellent service for our clients and care for their pets. We would like to especially place our “pet focus” on the geriatric pets in our practice this November as we celebrate Seniors Month. We’re hoping to raise awareness in recognizing potential health and behavioural issues […]

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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