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Make sure your furry family members are protected from parasites. We can prescribe the right protection for your pet, and we can let you know what to look out for. Together we can make sure your pet is as healthy as possible!

 

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Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Check out our recommendations for new pet owners.

 

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Connect with one of our licensed veterinarians via message, phone or video.

 

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Welcome to Dartmouth Veterinary Hospital in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Dartmouth Veterinary Hospital has been a long standing pillar in the Dartmouth community, established in 1971. Our friendly and caring team of doctors and staff work hard to ensure that a high quality of care is provided to your furry family members.

In mid-2004, after massive destruction from Hurricane Juan, the hospital was renovated and expanded to include a laboratory area, large surgical preparation and treatment area, a large surgical suite, a dental suite, a radiology suite that houses state of the art Digital Radiology system, an Isolation Unit, dog runs, and dog and cat wards.

The hospital itself is designed to take advantage of as much natural light as possible, and much effort went into designing appropriate airflow and sound restriction. In the basement area, a multi-purpose room is used as a classroom for puppy socialization and obedience classes. The hospital works with multiple rescues, including Good Bones, GPAC, and Elderdog.

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The Risks of Being an Outdoor Cat

Cats are curious creatures who love to roam and explore. The outside world is full of birds to hunt, trees to climb and sun patches to roll in - so why doesn’t everyone let their cat go outside?

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Your pet isn’t giving you a hard time; your pet IS HAVING a hard time

One of my colleagues once spoke a phrase that would forever change my perspective: “your pet isn’t giving you a hard time; your pet is having a hard time”.

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Last updated: June 14, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, bloodwork, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone, or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link. Please note that due to the high demand for appointments we are now seeing in the clinic, telemedicine options are very limited.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday, Thursday: 7:15 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:15 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 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!

- Your dedicated team at Dartmouth Veterinary Hospital