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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Massage and the older dog

A comfy bed, the morning sun on the kitchen tile, walks that are more sniff than speed- older dogs enjoy some of the finer parts of life. But what about doing the stairs, getting in and out of the car, or even being able to scratch your own ear? Sometimes, our older friends need a […]

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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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Why does my dog? Common behaviours explained!

Why does my dog circle before lying down? Circling before lying down is a deeply ingrained ancient behavior that hasn’t quite been bred out yet. Wild dogs did it to tamp down the tall grass and create a comfortable sleeping spot. It also serves as a safety precaution to scare away any snakes or large […]

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Camping with dogs in Nova Scotia

Many people in Halifax/Dartmouth pack up the car and head out of the city for some rest and relaxation during the summer months.  Camping is becoming increasingly popular, and taking the dog with you can make the experience a full family vacation. Check ahead:  All Nova Scotia provincial parks allow pets, but it is always […]

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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.