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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Clicker Training for Cats

While naysayers will say that cats can’t be trained, in fact cats train us every day. Anyone have a cat that comes and paws you in the morning until you get up and feed him? Yup, that smart cat figured out how to train you! To tip the balance in your favor try calling “come” […]

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Understanding Fats and Oils in Home Prepared Pet Foods

Dietary fats are a source of energy for our pet’s bodies.  They contain twice as many calories per gram compared to protein or carbohydrates. Fats also provide texture and taste to meals.  Additionally, they trigger the feeling of satiation or fullness which tell our cats and dogs when to stop eating.   Specific fats are […]

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Preventive Health Care For Cats

Preventive Health care for Halifax/Dartmouth cats. Cats have become the most popular pet in North America.  Despite how popular they are, and 78% of owners consider their cat to be family members, cats are still not being seen  by their Veterinarian for preventive care.  Why is preventive health care so important? At Full Circle Veterinary […]

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Preventive Health care at Full Circle Vet- Keeping Halifax/Dartmouth pets at their peak!

When should you bring your pet to the vet? When they are vomiting, have diarrhea, are itchy or just off? Yes, these are very important times to seek medical intervention. This is reactive medicine. But what about when they are perfectly normal? Wagging tails or purring up a storm- why should you bring your pet […]

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Finn’s Story- a Dartmouth Street cat’s second chance

In our house we have a rule that only “rescue” type pets join our family.  Mostly their backgrounds and how we came by them are fairly unremarkable – except for Finn the cat. About a year and a half ago we considered that our family was big enough with two greyhounds, two parakeets and two […]

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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: July 23, 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!

Beginning June 29, 2020, clients are able to come into the hospital with their pets with the following restrictions:

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

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.

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.