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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Herbal Treatments for Hemagiosarcoma

Conventional veterinary medicine has a long history of borrowing from holistic medicine (ie. glucosamine, S-ame, milk thistle, colostrum etc.)and it now seems that many cancer patients will benefit from the interest Board Certified veterinary oncologists are paying to Chinese herbal medicine.

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Heartworm: Risks in Nova Scotia

Insect vector diseases are nasty organisms carried inside ticks or mosquitos and passed on to our pets or us through a bite.  You will hear most about heartworm and Lyme here in Nova Scotia.  Your decisions on how to deal with the potential dangers to your pets should be based on an understanding of the […]

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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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Under the Scope: Part 2

CYTOLOGY: At Full Circle we also carry out microscopic examination on skin scrapings and skin smears. Looking at the sample under the microscope can give us an idea if any infectious agents, such as bacteria or yeast, are in overabundance.  Aspirates and swabs of lumps, and skin samples can also give us information about the […]

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Under the Scope: Part 1

In the field of veterinary medicine, different laboratory tools are used to help diagnose different ailments. One of the most frequently uses is the microscope which allows us to take a closer look at things that are not  visible or distinct to the unaided eye. URINALYSIS One of the most common tests we run at Full […]

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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.