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Nail Trimming and Ear Cleaning for Cats

Did you know that proper grooming is about much more than just a pretty face? Keeping your cat’s nails, coat, and ears clean and healthy makes them feel good. Regular self-grooming is important, and the absence of it is often an indicator that your cat isn’t feeling well. Due to their upright positioning, most cat ears do not succumb to the same issues as some of their floppy-eared canine friends do, as a result, routine ear cleaning isn’t typically necessary for cats. Your cat’s nails are continuously growing and unless your cat has a reliable means to keep them worn down, regular nail trims are a must to avoid getting snagged and torn. Cats have clear nails with a visible “quick” (blood vessel), this means, if you start young, trimming your cat’s nails in the comfort of your home can be quick and easy! We would love to show you how to do this at your earliest convenience.

What ear cleaning services does the clinic provide?


Many pets will go their entire life without needing to have their ears cleaned and for these guys, routine ear cleaning should be avoided. If you suspect your pet has dirty or infected ears be sure to schedule an appointment so that your Veterinarian can determine the best course of action. Many home remedies can do more harm than good. Please be sure to speak with your Veterinarian before introducing a new solution into your pets’ ears.

What is clinic booking and cancellation policy?


We’re so glad you asked! We would love to schedule an appointment for you and your pet(s). Booking with us is simple, give us a call, and we can fit you into the next available appointment, sometimes this can even be the same day! If you are unable to keep your appointment, just give us a call, and we can find a better, alternative time that works with your schedule.

Do you offer packages?


We currently offer special rates on our kitten and puppy exam/vaccine bundles. These bundles include the cost of the exam, necessary vaccines, and some parasite treatment for your pet.

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Last updated: April 18, 2022

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. Masks are mandatory for everyone coming inside our hospital. Maximum of 2 clients allowed into our exams rooms per appointment (there's not much room in there!)

Please note that it will take at least 24 hours for all prescription and food items to be ready for pick up (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".

Unfortunately, our bathroom is still closed to the public as it is in our radiology room.

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.

OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday & Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
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.

We are committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace. Abusive conduct or communications will not be tolerated and may result in denial of services.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Harbour Cities Veterinary Hospital