Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Building a Diet for Food Allergies and Sensitivities

When food is the primary driving force behind your pet’s itchy skin, chronic recurring yeast and bacterial infections, then you and your veterinary team need to embark on an investigation to determine what your dog or cat can eat that will not stimulate an inflammatory response.  An elimination diet process is still the gold standard […]

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EVERY Cancer Patient Deserves Herbal Support!

Cancer is one of the common diagnosis veterinarians deliver to the family members of our dogs and cats. This bad news is often followed by discussion of prognosis or how long the patient is likely to live; with no treatment, with surgery, with chemotherapy and then about what quality of life with no treatment or […]

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Easy Nutrition Upgrade for Dogs

The book Unlocking the Canine Ancestral Diet addresses the weaknesses of modern dog food compared to the best approximation of the wild dog diet and provides simple diet supplements to dramatically upgrade nutrition.

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After Hours Veterinary Emergencies

The Halifax Regional Municipality is blessed to have a dedicated emergency veterinary hospital. The Metro Animal Emergency Clinic located is supported by more than 25 member clinics and two subscribing practices. 

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Yummy Seasons Greetings!

You may hear rumours that feeding your dog or cat turkey could be harmful.  This is not true if you use moderation and any healthy pet would probably enjoy sharing a little of your seasonal fare.  If you are home preparing as the primary feeding plan for your pet, you will need to pay attention […]

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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: June 5, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes Canine Rehabilitation Services, Animal Chiropractic, TCVM Consultations, Bloodwork for Referral Services, Wellness Exams, Vaccines and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. 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.

4. 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.