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Halloween Tips

With Halloween quickly approaching, there are several things to keep in mind for the safety of our furry family members.

  1. On Halloween, keep pets inside. With an increase in traffic around most neighbourhoods, and many people wearing costumes that can be scary to a pet, it is safest to keep your pet inside with you on Halloween.
  2. If your cat or dog is an escape artist, make sure they are safely secured in another room when opening the door to greet trick or treaters.
  3. If your pet is going to don a costume, make sure it doesn’t obstruct their vision or ability to move. Also, make sure costumes fit properly and aren’t uncomfortable (too warm or tight).
  4. Candy is a treat for us and a trick for our pets! Make sure candy is stored up out of your pet’s reach to avoid toxicities and obstructions caused by wrappers and packaging.
  5. Consider placing a collar with an ID tag on your pet if they will be greeting trick or treaters with you.

If you have any questions, please give us a call at 902.434.0700.

Written by: Jenna Marsh, RVT

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Last updated: November 25, 2020

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