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Experiences in Nutrition: Miranda’s Story

Miranda is one of our  AHT’s (Animal Health Technologist), like all veterinary team members her responsibilities at Full Circle Veterinary Alternatives are varied. Some mornings she is an anaesthetist, in the evening she may be checking your pet out after a hospital visit, or teaching you to perform at home procedures like subcutaneous fluid therapy […]

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Raw Feeding and Dental Health

Most people that switch to raw food or use bones, backs or necks for their dogs chew toys report whiter teeth and better breath. While the tooth crown is clean all may not be well elsewhere in the mouth.  A recent study of wild dog dentition showed that 41% of this antelope eating population suffered […]

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Valentine’s Day Special Dinner

Happy Valentine’s Day! At Full Circle Veterinary Alternatives, we know you want to do something really special for your furry friends this Valentine’s. After all who is your best friend?  Dr. Bishop asked Hilary Watson to formulate a special East Coast dinner for our pets. With a little help from Chef Blaze, the recipe was […]

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Born Fluffy: oreo’s Weight Loss Success

We adopted Oreo from my sister seven years ago.  She really is fluffy with soft silky black fur, but she has also always been that special brand of fluffy.  The padding under her skin making her seem more like a stuffed animal then a real live cat.  Combined with her sweet disposition, it was easy […]

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Is it really ok to have a Winter Weight?

It is January in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and already this year we have had a lot of snow and ice.  For many of us at Full Circle Vet that means that our four legged family members haven’t gotten nearly the amount of outdoor activity that they enjoy during warmer months.  If it is the same […]

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Fun Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Treats for everyone! Many human treats on Halloween are toxic to pets.

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Last updated: November 24, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we have some updates to share with you about our safety measures.

We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including Canine Rehabilitation Services, Animal Chiropractic, TCVM Consultations, Bloodwork for Referral Services, Wellness Exams, Vaccines and more!



We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

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

- Your dedicated team at Full Circle Veterinary Alternatives Inc.