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.
I always knew I wanted to add a furry best friend into my life but never knew when the right time was. In February I decided to email the breeder in hopes they were planning to have puppies, lucky for me they were expecting their arrival in late March.
I finally receive the most exciting email with the title “Puppy”. I was excited, proud and nervous all at the same time. Weeks went by as I tried to prepare myself for my new puppy and make sure I had absolutely everything he would need. After many emails and picture updates May finally comes around and I get the chance to meet him.
That was without a doubt the longest drive of my life and as I pull up I see eight fluffy puppies anxiously waiting to play. Then I met Walter. He was this little beige and black puppy full of energy and excited to meet me. Everything about him was all I’ve ever wanted in a dog. He was so playful and just wanted to chew on my shoes. I knew at that moment he was mine. A couple more weeks passed by and I made one final trip to pick up my new best friend. I packed him up in his crate and started our journey back to Halifax.
The first few weeks of getting to know each other was fun, heartwarming and exhausting. They’re not kidding when they say puppies are a lot of work, but the sleepless nights and early mornings are worth it. Now he’s five months old and I’m so lucky to have Walter as my partner in crime.
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
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
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