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Under the Scope: Part 2

CYTOLOGY: At Full Circle we also carry out microscopic examination on skin scrapings and skin smears. Looking at the sample under the microscope can give us an idea if any infectious agents, such as bacteria or yeast, are in overabundance.  Aspirates and swabs of lumps, and skin samples can also give us information about the […]

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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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Flying the Friendly Skies with Pets

These days, more and more people are travelling by air with their pets.   If you are considering this there are a few things you should know. First of all, not all airlines allow pets, so before booking your flight make sure that the airline is indeed pet friendly and that they know your pet is […]

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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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Extremely professional. I will only bring my pets here because the care they receive is second to none!

Derek Wilson

Staff are great with working with your four legged friends

Phil Love

I took a foster dog there for treatment and they are awesome!!

Sandra Cox

I've been taking my cats to Full Circle for well over a decade, I have never been disappointed with the…

Bronwen Trim-macdonald

So nice to find a vet that genuinely cares about my dogs overall well being rather than over vaccinating or…

Stephanie Hayes

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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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