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Dog Behavioural Counseling

Behavioural issues can often be one of the most frustrating aspects of owning a dog. With so much information available to dog owners, it can be confusing as to who to listen to and where to seek advice. The team at Lomsnes Veterinary Hospital is here to help. If you have any questions regarding your dog’s behaviour problems, we will do our absolute best to help you determine the best method of training.

How can my veterinarian help with my dog’s behaviour?

Our veterinarians can help with your dog’s behaviour problems by ruling out any underlying medical problems. Pain, illness or discomfort may cause your dog to act inappropriately. Once medical problems and pain are ruled out the Lomsnes Veterinary Hospital staff can give you tips on useful training methods.

What happens at a consultation?

Often undesirable behaviour in the household can be a result of an underlying medical condition. One of our veterinarians will obtain a thorough medical history, perform a wellness exam from nose to tail, and if necessary, conduct diagnostic testing. From there, our veterinarian will work with you to develop an action plan for you and your dog to address their behavioural problems.

Will my pet insurance policy cover the cost of a consultation?

Pet insurance policies vary, which is why it is best to contact your pet insurance company about your policy and what is and isn’t covered regarding medical and behavioural wellness exams performed by one of our veterinarians.

What to expect after the consultation?

After your dog’s medical examination and behavioural consultation, our veterinarians will follow-up with a phone call to see how you and your dog are doing with the information that you were given during your visit. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Lomsnes Veterinary Hospital and we will answer any more questions you may have.

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Last Updated: July 5, 2021

Dear Clients,

As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we are opening our doors with some restrictions.

1. APPOINTMENTS

2. SURGERY APPOINTMENTS

3. FOOD AND MEDICATION

4. ONLINE ORDERING 

Online shopping is available for your pet from the comfort of your own home 24/7. Your order will be delivered directly to your home! Visit our website and click on "Online Store" to register. It’s that easy!

5. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

6. 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.

7. OPERATION HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

We will always be here, so your pet will continue to receive the care they deserve. With this new system, we will provide our medical services without compromising the health and safety of our dedicated team members. This protocol may take longer; however, it is something we have to do to keep our community safe. With that in mind, please be extra patient and kind to our team members. These circumstances place added responsibilities and stress on all of us.

These measures are temporary and we will reassess as time goes on. Please keep a lookout for any further updates from our team. Together, we can all help in stopping the spread of Covid-19. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us at 403-342-6040. Please note that we are receiving more calls than usual. We apologize for any delays that you may experience when reaching out to us.

Your dedicated team at Lomsnes Veterinary Hospital