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Declawing is Unnecessary

Nova Scotia has joined the ranks with much of the world in the 21st century by making the elective and very much cosmetic surgical procedure of onychectomy (declawing) illegal in the province. 

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How Nutrition Plays a Role in Pancreatitis

When you think of nutrition, you think about what us as humans, should be more diligent of in our own lives.  But are we also considering our pets nutritional needs as well?  In this blog, I would like to educate further on how nutrition is very important when it comes to our pet’s lives, especially […]

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Vestibular disease in companion animals

The vestibular system is a series of nerves, nuclei, portions of the brain, and organs of the inner ear that control the body’s sense of orientation and balance, helping the animal to understand movement. This system allows the animal to compensate for both their own movement and outside forces such as gravity, providing the ability […]

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Pet’s nutrient’s

The 6 Ingredients to Proper Nutrition for your Pet (and why they are Important!) Most pet owners often think about how they can help keep their animal’s active, happy, and healthy. There are many factors’ that add up to make this happen, and one of the main ones is nutrition. Which treat is good for […]

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Pain in Our Pets

Just because they don’t ‘talk’ doesn’t mean they aren’t communicating with us. For the longest time, there have been misconceptions surrounding pain in our pets, most pet owners have come to recognize obvious signs of pain in the form of wounds, limping, or vocalization, but we forget the “masters of disguise” that are our pets.

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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