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More Charity from the Bulls!

Well it appears that our beloved Belleville Bulls are taking one last hard kick at the charitable fund-raising can. They are auctioning off 2 complete sets of game-worn jerseys on the CHL auction site (at auction.chl.ca) in an effort to raise more money for their favourite charities. This list particularly includes Fixed Fur Life , […]

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Our Service Dog Policy

For decades we have had a policy at Hillcrest to help the members of our community that require the help of a service dog. We have done whatever we could to attempt to reduce the costs associated with general preventive care for any client of ours who has an active service dog. With the creation […]

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Pucks4Pawz 2014 Thank You!

November 15th was a good day… On November 15th we hosted the annual “Pucks 4 Pawz” game with the The Belleville Bulls to raise money for Fixed Fur Life. This time around “Pucks 4 Pawz” raised over $2,600 for Fixed Fur Life and their volunteers to use helping the animals and pet owners of Quinte […]

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Remembrance Day 2014

Hillcrest Animal Hospital will be closed on Tuesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. As with most families in this country my family has had its share of members who served in the armed forces of both Canada and the United States. We have been blessed in that none of our family members have paid the […]

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Pucks 4 Pawz 2014

November 15th is “The Day”! We are very proud to once again organize “Pucks 4 Pawz” with our amazing partners The Belleville Bulls! This time around “Pucks 4 Pawz” will benefit a wonderful local organization called Fixed Fur Life. These folks help people in the Quinte West area on limited incomes deal with veterinary bills […]

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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.


This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!



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


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