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Surgery Day, Stress Day

My ten years old Siamese cat, Zeke, was recently seen by Dr. MacKay because he had a lump on his leg.

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Everything You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis

It’s senior focus month and I think the topic of Osteoarthritis (also known as degenerative joint disease), should be discussed since, although it can affect any breed of dog, senior dogs are at a higher risk. This is a progressive and permanent deterioration of the cartilage that surrounds their joints- causing a chronic inflammation.

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Tips For Caring For Senior Pets

As each year goes by, our furry family friends continue to age. They begin as our small, loving, guardians who bring joy to each day, and as they age we begin to see changes.

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When is it Time to Say Goodbye to Your Pet?

You come home from a long day of work to find your typically lively, but senior retriever has barely moved from his bed. He looks to you with sad eyes, a look you envision may say ‘Sorry friend, I’m just far too tired.” Perhaps it has been days, maybe even weeks since this scene began […]

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My Life with Senior Cats

  Living with senior cats has its challenges but is very rewarding. In my house right now are; two eighteen-year-olds, a thirteen-year-old, an eight-year-old and a six-year-old.  We had a delicate balance of just three up until ten weeks ago when my parent’s cats joined our family.

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Kirsty's Farewell to CPVH

The past 5 years at Clayton Park Veterinary Hospital have been incredible. Exciting, fun, challenging, heartbreaking, eye-opening, stressful, and at times, difficult; but amazing. Every day that passes, I have fallen more and more in love with animal medicine.

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Last updated: September 13, 2021

Dear Clients,

The province of Nova Scotia will enter Stage 5 of the COVID re-opening plan on September 15. Here is what Stage 5 will look like at Clayton Park Veterinary Hospital:

  • Masks are required for all clients entering our hospital, as well as for all our staff
  • Telemedicine appointments are available to anyone who cannot wear a mask inside our hospital
  • 1 client per exam room allowed (exceptions will be made for end of life procedures)
  • Credit cards are the preferred method of payment
  • Curbside pickup of food and medication is still available. Please call ahead of time so that we can have your order ready upon your arrival. A reminder that we require 48 hours notice for food and prescription orders. To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
  • OPERATING HOURS

    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am – 6:00 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 Clayton Park Veterinary Hospital