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The Ways Our Cats Show Affection

After a long day’s work, you unlock the door to your home. “OH SPOT!”. A parade of doggy paws come raining down the stairs. You are then greeted by lots of slobbery kisses and barking. You can read Spot’s mind. “Owner you were gone…forever, I counted!”

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Cats Can Get Ticks Too!

Ticks are a concern for cats, whether they stay indoors or like to go outside. If your cat goes outdoors, they are at risk of getting ticks from long grassy areas, as well as around undergrowth and trees. The tick will usually be found around the face, neck or shoulder areas.

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Tips to Make Your Cat’s Vet Visit Less Stressful

Any person who has a kitty that stresses when going for an annual veterinary visit will tell you; it isn’t only just stressful for the kitty, it’s stressful for the owners too! Many cat owners get stressed even just thinking about taking their cat to the veterinarian.

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The Evolution of Bean

Two weeks ago, someone surrendered a three-week-old kitten to our hospital, that they had found in their shed. Everyone immediately fell head over heels for his long black fur, white wisps, and bright blue eyes (cue the arguing over who will keep him).

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A Blog About Bub

Once every few months I write a blog. I never know what to write about or how to start it, until I Google for ideas.

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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