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Part of the journey towards oral health for pets include visits to your vet, daily brushing, and the right diet. Together we can make sure your pet’s journey towards oral health is the right one for them. Book an appointment.

 

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Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Check out our recommendations for new pet owners.

 

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At Fairview Animal Hospital, we are happy to provide you with the option to browse and shop for your pet, all from the comfort of your own home!

 

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Welcome to Fairview Animal Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Built in 1968 by Dr. Ross Ainslie, the team at the Fairview Animal Hospital is committed to offering excellence in animal health care, promoting responsible pet ownership and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. The Fairview Animal Hospital is one of a group of three (see also the Spryfield Animal Hospital and the Halifax Veterinary Hospital) that are owned by the Halifax Veterinary Hospital Inc.

Collectively our team offers over 215 years of experience with extensive and ongoing training in all aspects of veterinary medicine.

The Fairview Animal Hospital is an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Since 1985, we have regularly undergone evaluations by AAHA to ensure that we comply with the association’s high-quality standards of care. These standards cover nearly every aspect of our hospital, including surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, exam facilities, patient care, cleanliness, client service, emergency services, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology. The AAHA accreditation process is rigorous and only about 7 percent of Animal Hospitals in North America receive this highly valued accreditation.

The professional and courteous health care team at the Fairview Animal Hospital provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for our highly-regarded patients. While we are experts in our field dedicated to giving our best every day, we are also pet owners who understand your desire to give your pets the best care. We treat all of our patients as if they were our own pets. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about how our veterinary practice can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet. We look forward to being Your Other Family Doctor.

We have been awarded the Gold Award in the Professional Services – Veterinary Services category in the 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards and have recently been chosen as the Top Choice Veterinary Hospital of 2021!

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Does My Cat Need to See a Vet?

In an ideal world, our feline companions would remain happy and healthy their whole lives. A reality of caring for a living creature is that they get sick or need a check-up from time to time.

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Tips for Your Pet and the Holiday Season

As 2020 draws to a close we look back on the past year with a wide range of emotions. We continue to stand Nova Scotia strong, even in the face of our recent rising Covid numbers so close to home. This translates into a different challenge for each one of us.

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Last updated: January 18, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. 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.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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 Fairview Animal Hospital