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Safe Swimming Tips for Dogs

Swimming is a low impact activity that can have some definite benefits for dogs going through a rehab program, or for healthy dogs exercise plans.  It can be great for cardiovascular fitness.  So why do i often cringe when asked “Should I swim my dog?”. First, we need to establish what “going for a swim” […]

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Chiropractic Care

It has been 3 months since I graduated from the Veterinary Chiropractic Learning Center (VCLC) and became certified with the College of Animal Chiropractors (CoAC).    I am amazed by the number of Full Circle patients that have already benefitted from this new treatment system!  When I do an initial rehab evaluation for my patients, I […]

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Mover Versus Stabilizer Muscles

When muscles such as the Triceps, or the Biceps or the Quadriceps muscle are mentioned, most clients know exactly which muscle is being described.  These are the large “mover” muscles that flex and extend the joints and help move our and our pets’ bodies.   When we think about strength training, these are often the muscles […]

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Food and Skin Disorders Part 2: The Importance of Diagnosis

Unfortunately we see many animals with skin disease who have been to a veterinarian and have not moved through the full dermatologic diagnostic process, or who have skipped the veterinarian altogether in favour of trying different food one after another as if this the key to all skin diseases. Sometimes, they have been to their […]

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Food and Skin Disorders Part 1: Feeding for Optimal Health and Wellbeing

What is the role of food in the common skin problems of our pets?  Can all itchy dogs have their problems solved with a hydrolyzed protein diet or switching to raw food? How should you and your veterinary team proceed? These are important questions and understanding the answers will lead to more realistic expectations of […]

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halloween puppy

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.