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Parasite Prevention

As the summer is fast approaching, our furry companions are excited to get outdoors and stretch their legs. Of course, as pet owners we worry about protecting our animals against parasites like ticks and fleas that can hop onto your pet; but what about internal parasites? Unlike ticks and fleas, internal parasites are ones that […]

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Lyme disease

Lyme disease is an interesting organism as there are many differences between infection in humans and in dogs.  After being bitten by a tick that has transmitted Borrelia burgdorferi, 80% of humans will develop a rash and flu-like symptoms.  Joint pain often ensues with 15% of people developing neurologic abnormalities and 5% of people developing […]

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Treating Parasites Year-Round

We no longer have a typical flea and parasite “season” anymore with our changing weather. We are now having temperatures above freezing during the winter months and for longer periods of time. This is causing parasites to be out all year around, and now the need for flea and parasite control all year around is […]

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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