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Tips on Giving Medication to your Dog

Throughout your dog’s life, he or she will run into times when medication is needed to improve their quality of life. Medication given orally can be given in multiple forms such as, tablets, capsules and liquids. Other forms can be given to your dog by inserting the medication in their ears or eyes, as well […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease

There are many signs of illness in our pets that we are immediately made aware of, examples of which are vomiting and diarrhea. However the signs associated with heart disease are often more subtle, and some of which are often confused with the normal ageing process. The signs of heart disease in dogs and cats […]

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Hotspots Explained: How to treat hotspots in pets

As summer is now here pet owners are enjoying the warmer weather. With this warmer weather come a number of common issues for dog owners, one of these are known as “hotspots”. The techinacal name for them is “Pyotraumatic Dermatitis” which means very little unless you are a dermatologist. What is more important is what […]

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Swimming Safety for Dogs

Swimming is a fun summer activity for both people and their pets. Like with all things we love there are some safety tips to consider! Here are some safety swimming tips for your pups: 1. Always know the area you and your pet are swimming in. If the area is new to you, talk to […]

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Tips for Keeping your Pet Hydrated

We all know that summer is not the longest season of the year in the maritimes. Our furry friends are also aware of this, although unable to help themselves cool down during these few hot days. You might need to get creative to make sure you keep your pet hydrated. Getting plenty of water is […]

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Annual Health Exams for Rabbits

When people think about owning exotic pets, they often overlook the importance of bringing in the animal for annual health exams - the same as any dog or cat would get each year.

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Last updated: January 6, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.


This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!



We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED


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 again!

- Your dedicated team at VetCare Pet Hospital