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Supporting Local Rescues

Our local rescues and shelters do so much good in our community and help support so many cats, dogs, rabbits, and turtles!

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The Monarch Butterfly

After long days at work, to help clear my mind and do something fun, I like to go for a nice evening rides on my horse after work. After a particularly tough couple of weeks at work, I made it out to the barn for a nice ride.

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So You Want to Be an RVT?

Ever since I can remember, whenever someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up my answer was always the same; a veterinarian. My parents are both in the veterinary medicine field, so a veterinary clinic was where I grew up.

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My Unsung Heroes

I have written this first sentence many times. I have backspaced it halfway through, to end up staring at a blank page wondering how I want to write this. I have so many mixed emotions that are all tangled up in my brain right now.

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Why Should Kids Have All the Fun?

Over the past few months, I have seen articles floating around about Hasbro’s robotic dog and cats. Initially, I didn’t think much of it because when I saw the pictures of the toys, I assumed they were just that, children’s toys.

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Veterinarian giving a cat a vaccination

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


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 Hillcrest Animal Hospital