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How Long Do I Need to Treat for Fleas & Ticks?

This is the most common question we are hearing lately.

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Lyme Disease Season

Lyme disease is becoming more and more of a concern as the presence of ticks in our area grows! Last year we had sent many ticks away for analysis to determine whether or not they were carrying the Lyme bacteria. An alarming high number came back as Lyme positive.

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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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PARASITES 101: The Internal Parasites in Pets!

“My dog does not interact with other dogs.” “We only walk Fido around the block.” “My cat never goes outside.” These are some quotes from pet owners that we hear when discussing deworming. There are many myths re: worms and your pets. The fact is that your pet CAN get worms at ANY TIME. Your pet […]

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How to Looks for Ticks by Lisa Michalik, Veterinary Technician

Ughhhh! It’s almost that time of year again. TICK SEASON! Ticks are most active during April-May and September-November. This does, however, vary according to weather conditions. Ticks can be found anywhere; most commonly in trees, bushes and grass. Different species of ticks populate different areas. For example, deer ticks (common carriers of Lyme disease) are found […]

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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, 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