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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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Acupuncture at Full Circle: Aussie’s Cough

Acupuncture is a very powerful healing tool that we frequently think of for treating pain related to muscles and boney problems; however, it can also be an excellent treatment for respiratory, some cardiac problems and gastrointestinal disease.  Some animals with epilepsy have benefited from acupuncture as well.  At Full Circle Veterinary Alternatives in Dartmouth, we […]

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Canine Body Awareness

Ways to keep your Halifax/Dartmouth dog in tip-top form! At Full Circle Veterinary Alternatives we are advocates of preventive veterinary medicine.  This means that we wish to give you the best advice on how to keep your pet healthy and prevent health problems, not just treat disease once it is present. As a Certified Canine […]

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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: November 24, 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!

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

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.