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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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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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.