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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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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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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When great pets get heavy- why supper may not be the problem

Healthy weight management is an important part of caring for your pet! Meet Belle.  Belle is a 10 year old border collie, and belongs to Dr. McPherson. She is a sweet girl, who loves everybody and everything. Especially food. Not that healthy veggie stuff, but the real good meat, kibble, treats- stuff like that. Not […]

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Pearl: An Integrated Approach to Kidney Failure

Pearl is a 3 year old, domestic shorthair cat who joined her owner’s family by crying at their back door during Hurricane Earl. Her caregivers came home from travelling to discover that Pearl had suddenly become listless, had poor appetite and was urinating and drinking a lot. Pearl went to her conventional veterinarian in Truro […]

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How to get your cat in a carrier- easily!

Does your cat hate visiting the vet? Do you prefer to avoid going for vet visits, because the experience is traumatic for your feline friend? Here are some ways to make the experience more enjoyable, starting from leaving the house, to returning. Getting the cat into the carrier: Many owners find this to be a […]

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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.