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 Pets: Preparing for their veterinary exam

When you’re at the clinic and you’re trying to calm and comfort your pet while the veterinarian performs her examination and is asking you endless questions, it can be hard to focus and give detailed and accurate answers.  Or sometimes there is one person in the family who may have noticed something another has not.  […]

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Senior Pet Awareness

A pet is considered to be a “senior” when he/she surpassed the half-way point of the average life expectancy for its breed.  For simplicity’s sake, we consider pets to be senior over the age of 7 years.  During the months of October and November, we, at Mountain Road Animal Hospital, will focus on creating awareness […]

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Heart Disease in Dogs: Signs to Watch-Out For

Heart disease affects approximately 10% of all dogs at some point of their lives.  95% of these are usually acquired later in life (as opposed to being born with the problem).  Typically, there are no symptoms of heart disease and most people find out their dogs have a heart condition at their regularly scheduled ‘check-up’; […]

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Pilling Your Cat

Anybody who has ever been owned by a cat can relate to this… How to Give Your Cat a Pill (…or NOT!) 1) Pick cat up and cradle it in the crook of your left arm as if holding a baby. Position right forefinger and thumb on either side of cat’s mouth and gently apply […]

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Heavy Panting in Pets: Hidden Meanings

Most people know that panting is a normal part of a dog’s behaviour.  It’s one of the main methods they cool themselves off instead of sweating like us humans.  It’s normal for them to pant when excited, energetic, and after bouts of activity.  Heavy panting, however, though it may look the same, can have hidden […]

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CABB

Did you know that pet’s during an emergency may need a blood donation just like in humans? 

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Last updated: May 4, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 4, 2020 the 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 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, Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday and Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED


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 Mountain Road Animal Hospital