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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Senior Dog Care

We all know that, unfortunately, our canine companions don’t live as long as we do, so when they get older, we must do everything we can to allow them to enjoy life as long as they can! It can include more frequent exams, bloodwork, diet changes, medications and supplements, very similar to us.

When is a dog considered a senior pet?

Dogs are generally considered to be a senior at 7 years old. It varies a bit depending on breed and size.

How should I care for my senior dog? (example: schedule regular check-ups, exercise, special diet, etc.)

Depending on your dog, they may require more frequent vet visits, bloodwork, medications, diet, and supplements to keep them happy and healthy! Speak with your veterinarian for more information on what is best for your furry family member.

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Effective July 6, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective July 6, 2020, one client per appointment will be allowed into the hospital. Below are important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Tantallon Veterinary Hospital