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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AHVMA UPDATE ON RABIES TITER TESTING

Dr. Bishop is a member of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) and would like to share the following press release issued recently regarding Rabies titer testing. The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) became the first national veterinary organization to support efforts by Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) to improve rabies testing […]

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Feline Perfume

Have you ever wondered why cats rub their faces, foreheads and tails against you, other cats and objects?   Cats recognize the members of their social group or family by their appearance and smell.  Every cat has its own unique smell.  This unique natural feline perfume is produced in glands of the skin located at […]

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Iliopsoas strains in performance dogs

Injury to the muscle can occur from traumatic events like the dog slipping and ‘splay legging’, from repetitive over use (which often occurs in agility), or if the pet has a concurrent injury causing them to chronically tuck the pelvis and hold the hip in a flexed position to protect the other injury/painful area. Mild […]

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Diesel and Druscilla: Meredith’s Cats

Both my cats came within my first year of working in a veterinary practice…my first cat within the first three weeks. Diesel was six months old when I started working at a practice in Dartmouth and he had a very charming personality. He was for adoption having been found wandering around some train tracks covered […]

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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.