Low Anxiety Veterinary Visits

Veterinary visits can be stressful for your dog or cat. There are techniques that our veterinary team will employ to reduce anxiety for your pet in the clinic. Our staff have special training on how to minimize stress for cats and Fear Free handling courses.
Fortunately, many of the hands-on treatments we use are also calming, and many animals love to come for veterinary chiropractic, acupuncture, tui-na, massage or Bowtech®

What helps cats feel calm?

Stress reduction for cats begins at home, where having regular access to a carrier before the day of travel reduces fear of the carrier. Full Circle has a table in reception for cat carriers, which lifts our feline visitors off the floor, reducing investigation by other animals. A blanket can be used to cover the carrier for additional protection. In the examination room, we use a Feliway hormone diffuser to spread calming feline pheromones. Our team members are trained in low-stress patient handling techniques.


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Last updated: June 28, 2021

Dear Clients,

With the recent changes for businesses related to Covid, we want to reassure you that we are continuing to provide our full range of services with the safety measures listed below. We will update this page regularly as the safety measures change.

We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only. This includes Canine Rehabilitation appointments, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine appointments for acupuncture, herbal medicine, food therapy and Tui -na, Animal Chiropractic, Nutrition referrals, and specific blood testing referrals.

If you have questions, please contact us by phone at 902-461-0951 or email us at careteam@fullcirclevet.ca.



We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Tuesday, Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding.  We look forward to seeing you with your furry family members when Covid subsides!

- Your dedicated team at Full Circle Veterinary Alternatives Inc.