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Fun & Quirky Facts About Our Staff

It is finally time for me to write a purely fun and entertaining blog. I started here at Hillcrest Animal Hospital on December 1st, 2016 and so I am trying to learn more about my workmates. I thought clients may find some of the quirky facts interesting, entertaining and even strange. This just enforces that […]

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Pet of the Month: Domino

My 10-year-old German Shepherd x Husky loved to get into stuff he shouldn’t have when he was younger. Anywhere from eating his stuffed animals, chewing on baseboards, eating the bottom of my couch and also eating my bedding. Domino started to have extreme diarrhea.

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Talkin’ Turtles

Here at Hillcrest, not only do we love our cats & dogs, but we care about their wilder (& shelled) counterparts, too!  On Tuesday, March 28th we hosted the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre here in our clinic to learn about the organization, including what they are doing to make a difference for our local turtles […]

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Paint Afternoon Fundraiser

On Sunday, Nov 13th, 2016, we transformed our front office into an art studio to host a fun-filled paint day as a fundraiser for our Tank Fallis Fund. The Tank Fallis Fund is our in clinic charitable fund to help our own clients when their pet’s in need of medical care and cannot financially support […]

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Civic Holiday

We will be closed Monday, August 3rd, opening again on Tuesday morning at 7:45 am. The Pet Hospital of Prince Edward and Hastings County will be covering all emergency services for area veterinary hospitals as usual.

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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: December 14, 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, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Nutrition Centre Only)
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