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The Importance of Microchipping

Our very own Registered Veterinary Technologists’ Taylor and Kate have put together this video to explain to you the importance of having your pet microchipped.

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Feline Leukaemia Vaccination and Your Cat

In today’s society, I feel that inoculations have received a bad reputation, which is unfortunate. Vaccines are one of the greatest achievements in preventive medicine and thanks to their development, thousands of diseases, disorders and illnesses have been diminished or completely eradicated.

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The Importance of Rabies Vaccinations for All Pets, Even the Indoor Ones Too!

Rabies is a fatal zoonotic disease, meaning it affects typically animal populations, but can be spread to humans. This deadly virus is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. In Canada, raccoons, foxes, bats, and skunks are the main carriers of the disease.

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Save the Toes!

It is documented that dogs do more damage to household items like furniture, stairways, rugs and personal items (shoes) from chewing then cats do with scratching! We do not remove the teeth from dogs! So why is it acceptable to remove the claws from cats?

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Stress-Free Vet Visits for Your Cat

Are you worried about taking your cat to the veterinary clinic? We all know that cats don’t like travel especially going to the veterinary clinic.

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Importance of a Urinalysis

A Urinalysis (urine analysis) is often run by your veterinarian when your pet is displaying signs of a urinary tract infection (UTI).

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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