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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How to Know When it’s Time…

Often when it comes to making an end of life decisions, some people struggle with knowing when the time is right.

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Senior Preventative Disease Examination

As our pets age, we can expect some of the same ailments to occur that we see in ourselves – minus the wrinkles! Regular physical exams and blood work are crucial in early disease detection. I will briefly discuss some of the vital geriatric concerns.

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Getting Older Is Not A Disease

Owning a pet is one of the most rewarding choices many of us make. The unconditional love that a pet can give us can be just what everyone needs. Some of us are just meant to be animal lovers and some of us are not. Either way is just fine but for those of us […]

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End Of Life Dialogue

Frank dialogue is needed about terminally ill pets. End-of-life discussions are sad, but inevitable conversations for most everyone who keeps pets. Is it time to say goodbye? Should we stop treating? The only certainty is that open discussion must take place to help avoid regrets and suffering. I recently read an article by a human […]

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Seniors and Pets

Seniors worry a lot about their pets’ futures. “Dear Nana, I promise to take care of Kitty if anything ever happens to you.”. One of the most precious gifts we can give aging friends or family members is the peace of mind knowing their beloved pets will be cared for when they die. That knowledge […]

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What you need to know about kitten vaccinations

Kittens will get vaccinations at 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 16 weeks, then annually. Overview A vaccine is a substance created to incite an immune response for a particular disease.  It needs to be given multiple times to a kitten to initiate his immune system. 

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Last updated: June 26, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 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 to Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Hillcrest Animal Hospital