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Feline: Senior versus Young Adult

First off; what a difference!  I knew there would be but I guess I was so use to having a quiet senior in my house who slept for 23 hours a day that I was taken back a bit by the constant energy of my newest adoptee.

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Common Illnesses in Older Cats

Your cat ages at a much faster pace than we humans do. Annual physical exams when they seem “normal” at home may seem frequent, but when you consider the average lifespan of a cat, one year is a long time for them. Yearly exams are especially important in senior cats, as it gives us your […]

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Senior Pets and the Colder Seasons

My husband and I adopted Ranger at the age of 13 from ElderDog Canada.  Ranger joining our family for the last year and a half of his life was something we will be forever grateful for.  With the colder months now approaching, if your pet is at all like Ranger, it can be a challenging […]

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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