We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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Medicine Diagnostics for Pets


 
 

Dogs and cats age faster than people so significant changes in your pet’s health can happen in a short time.

Because of this it is important to have physical examinations performed on your pet once a year. Senior pets, or pets with health concerns, may need to have a check up more frequently.

These annual examinations allow us to diagnose disease and conditions early, to treat them more easily, or prevent disease entirely. This is done through a thorough history review and a “hands on” examination. If warranted, any further lab work or diagnostic testing will be discussed with you at that time. We will work with you to create a health plan for your pet.

If your pet is ill or showing any changes in health that are not typical, please call the hospital to book an appointment. With six veterinarians we can often accommodate you very quickly. We are a modern Hospital with an in house laboratory, ultrasound and digital x-ray so can perform many diagnostic procedures on site. We can often give you immediate answers and start treating your pet quickly.

We understand the close relationship between pets and their owners. We strive to examine, diagnose then implement a treatment plan as quickly as possible with minimal wait times. This ensures your pet is home as quickly as possible.

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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.

The following changes are effective as of Monday, March 23, 2020:

1. We are currently operating a “closed waiting room” policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 902.826.9344. We will take a history of your pet from outside your car, and bring your pet into the clinic for an examination with the veterinarian. Once the examination is finished, the Doctor will either call you or come out to talk to you to discuss the treatment etc for your pet. For those who do not have a mobile phone, an easy knock at the door will work the same way!

2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time.

3. We are still OPEN with the following hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm.

4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 2-4 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the hospital. Our staff will bring your order to your car and take payment over the phone.

5. Credit card and debit card payments are a preferred method for contactless payments.

Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our roles. As such, we have taken measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this virus.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at Tantallon Veterinary Hospital