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When Can I Stop Flea/Tick Treatments?

This question is one that we, here at the Mountain Road Animal Hospital, are hearing quite often. With the fall season fast approaching and winter on its heels, everyone wants to know how long to continue with their monthly treatments.

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Ticks: What Do I Need To Know As An Atlantic Canadian?

You may or may not be aware of the rising popularity of the topic of ticks and Lyme disease in our local news. Because of our high numbers of migratory birds, deer, and moose, ticks have actually been around in the Maritimes for quite some time. It’s the fact that, due to climate change, we […]

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Honey…We Have Fleas!

It’s that time of year again folks…flea season! Fleas are everywhere, year round, however, the most “active” months are during the warmer months – Early Spring to Late Fall. For the sake of your sanity AND wallet, it’s much cheaper and easier to prevent fleas than it is to treat them once you have them. […]

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Heartworm in Atlantic Canada: What you need to know

What Causes Heartworm Disease? Heartworm disease is caused by a blood borne parasite, dirofilaria immitis, which is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. A mosquito first feeds on the blood of an infected cat or dog and can then pass on ‘baby’ heartworms into the blood of their next meal. These babies eventually […]

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PARASITES 101: The External Parasites in Pets

If it wasn’t bad enough that our pets have to deal with the internal parasites – they also have to deal with the external ones. External meaning parasites that are found on the outside of the body. Fleas – those annoying little black bugs that you’ll see jumping and scurrying through your pets coat. Fleas […]

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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, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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