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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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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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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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Tips for Travelling with Pets and Travelling to the USA.

More and more families are taking their pets with them on vacation, including when they are travelling to the USA.  Here are some things to consider when travelling with your pets.   When travelling by car it is always safest to have your pets crated.  Cats tend to feel safer, and it prevents them from […]

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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.