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When great pets get heavy- why supper may not be the problem

Healthy weight management is an important part of caring for your pet! Meet Belle.  Belle is a 10 year old border collie, and belongs to Dr. McPherson. She is a sweet girl, who loves everybody and everything. Especially food. Not that healthy veggie stuff, but the real good meat, kibble, treats- stuff like that. Not […]

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Roxy’s Transformation

From yard dog to pampered pet! I knew it was over the minute I saw her picture. “Blue eyed sheltie mix for only $50“, the ad boasted. But what a sad, sad excuse of a dog. She was chained to a dog house in the middle of winter. She was incredibly dirty and unkempt looking, […]

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Cuddles with Oscar- How a halifax dog makes a difference

Oscar is a 4 year old shih tzu and has been a registered therapy dog with St. John Ambulance for almost 3 years.  He is the official therapy dog for Mount Saint Vincent University and volunteers his time with the Counselling Services Department.  Most of his time is spent showing therapy clients to the office […]

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Living the Rescue Life! In Halifax/Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Our story of rescuing animals in Halifax/Dartmouth Nova Scotia It is such a rewarding feeling to know you have made a difference in the life of an animal whose only dream is to be loved and cared for and knowing they will always have a home where they do not have to be afraid. My […]

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FAQ: Why to Veterinary Services in Dartmouth Cost… so Much…so Little?

The “Why do veterinary services cost so much?” is a question that I hear occasionally from friends, clients and even family! This blog will hopefully shed some light on the behind the scenes world of the veterinary practice. I got an inkling of the perceptual discord between what non-veterinary staff think veterinarians earn and the realty […]

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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.