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How to Choose a Dog Trainer

Training with your dog or puppy is one of the most rewarding activities you can do with your canine friend.One of the most common questions we get asked is who do we recommend for adult and puppy training and socialization? Trainers can provide invaluable knowledge, support and guidance that can enhance your relationship with your dog and bring out the best in him or her.

We at Fairview Animal Hospital suggest you keep the following in mind when choosing your trainer:

  1. Choose a reward based training program
  2. Make sure your trainer is also a good teacher
  3. Choose a trainer who is committed to their knowledge
  4. Choose a trainer who is respectful to you and your dog
  5. Choose a humble trainer
  6. Choose a trainer who knows when to collaborate
  7. Choose a trainer who puts health first

A few of our recommendations are:

  1. Sublime Canine |  Amy and Adina McRae adina@sublimecanine.ca amy@sublimecanine.ca
  2. Unleashed Pawsabilities |  Tamara McFarland info@unleashedpaws.ca
  3. Voice4Dogs |  Silvia Jay silvia4dogs@gmail.com
  4. Partners for Life Canine Education | Brenda Potter bpchimini-website@yahoo.com

Written by: Charlene Gallo, Site Coordinator/RVT

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Last updated: June 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 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 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