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Tips for Your Pet and the Holiday Season

As the year 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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How to give your dog medication

If you need to give your dog medication, learning how to do it right will make the process easier both for you and your pup. Remember to always follow the instructions given by your veterinarian and be sure to administer the full amount of medication over the number of days instructed by your vet.

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What to Expect at Veterinary Exams for Exotic Animals

Here at Fairview Animal Hospital, we see many different types of exotic animals and small mammals. No matter the size or the species of animal, we do a thorough examination to ensure your pet is as healthy as they can be.

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Are Essential Oils Safe to Use Around My Pet?

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the popularity of essential oil diffusing. Oils are added to water and then heated to create an aromatic vapour which is used for aromatherapy or an all-natural room deodorizer. So, before you fire- up that new oil diffuser, here is what you need to know […]

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Bearded Dragon

Bearded Dragons, also known as Beardies are one of the most popular of the pet lizard species.

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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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Last updated: April 22, 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