Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Bird Enclosures

Enclosures for birds come in numerous shapes, sizes, styles, and materials. Many are designed primarily to appeal aesthetically to the client, but fail dismally to address the needs of the bird. The materials or design of the enclosures should be as spacious as possible with emphasis being on the length more so than the height. […]

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Choosing a Healthy Bird

Birds can make lovely companions and it is very important that you do ask questions before deciding on an avian friend.  The following may increase the chances of getting a healthy and mentally stable feathered companion Obtain the bird from a reputable breeder that specializes in a particular species and has a closed flock Ensure […]

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Rabies in Pets

Rabies in Pets Rabies – a six letter word that strikes fear in the heart of every veterinarian – is an invariable death sentence for any animal that becomes infected with this terrible disease. Rabies is a virus that can affect any warm-blooded animal, including cats, dogs, raccoons, and humans. It is transmitted through a […]

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Stress Free Nail Trims

Trimming Your Pet’s Nails Trimming your dog’s nails can be one of your least favourite times for both you and your pet. With patience and persistence most dogs will learn to accept nail trims. Following the steps below may make nail trimming a positive experience for both of you. While it is easier to teach […]

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Allergies in Dogs or Cats

Allergies in Dogs or Cats Just like us, dogs and cats get allergies, and it is probably more common than you think. Certain breeds are more prone than others, but any animal can be allergic to anything- from foods to dust to grass, ragweed and even trees! Did you know that the #1 cause for […]

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What is Different about Senior Dog Food?

Approximately 33% of the canine population is made up of senior dogs.

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Last updated: June 25, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 15, 2020 some 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. 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. 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.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Briarwood Animal Hospital