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When is the best time to spay or neuter your pet?

In the Halifax and Dartmouth area, the most common time to have your puppy or kitten spayed or neutered is around 6 months of age.   Most veterinarians choose to wait until this age as it is felt that it gives the puppy or kitten’s liver and kidneys time to develop and therefore the risk of […]

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Socializing the New Puppy

There are two things on every new puppy owner’s mind: Housetraining and socializing. The former is obvious: Nobody wants a pup who potties on the rug. The latter is important because if a puppy isn’t properly socialized in the first 20 weeks of life to a variety of situations, there could be a lifelong fear […]

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How to introduce a new kitten to your home

Lots of us love having our homes filled with at least one furry friend, and many households have multiple animals, including a mix of companionable cats and dogs.  There are many advantages to the multi-animal home, for you and your furry loved ones. Having more than one animal allows your pets company when you are […]

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Selecting a new pet- tips from a tech!

Going to the breeders or shelter to select a new friend is a very exciting process, as well as an overwhelming one. How do you know which one will make a good companion for yourself and your family for the next decade (or longer!)? For this blog I am going to speak about the two most […]

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Puppies, Kittens and Vaccines, Oh My!

So you just brought your new puppy or kitten home.  Within seconds you are in love and you already can’t imagine life without the new bundle of fur. You want to make sure that you do everything you can to keep them happy and healthy. You want to protect them from disease, but you heard […]

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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!

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

OPERATING HOURS

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.