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Things I Wish I Knew in Veterinary School

When I was a student, I thought the hardest part of being a veterinarian would be making the right diagnostic and treatment choices. I thought it was all about getting the correct answer, the enigmatic “diagnosis.”

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Training to Avoid Anxiety

In school, training was always a subject that interested me, but it really became a topic when my own four-legged friend started showing signs of separation anxiety, after being moved to the city.

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Socializing Puppies

Raising puppies is an exhilarating adventure full of happy, playful, boisterous and sometimes downright gross moments, and each and every one of those moments is profound to developing your puppy’s confidence and behaviours.

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Foreign Objects in Dogs – Sami’s Story

No matter the size of your furry friend, big or small, their personalities range from all different sizes. Take it from me, who’s furry friend is a one-year-old Pomeranian, weighing no more than 14 lbs, and who has the personality of a dog who could weigh close to 100lbs!

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Fear Free Vet Visits

In the veterinary field, we know that most pets don’t enjoy their visits to the vet.

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Rabies - It’s Scary but Preventable!

Now and then, a story about rabies in humans or our pets hits the news.

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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