We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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Senior Pets and Osteoarthritis

Similar to ourselves, our pet’s bodies change as they reach into their senior years.

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Pet Food Myths

With so many different options available, choosing a pet food can be confusing and overwhelming. Below are explanations for some common myths about pet foods.

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What Kinds of Fruits and Veggies Can My Pet Eat?

When you think your dog’s and cat’s deserve a natural treat, what kinds of fruits and veggies can they have is a great question. Fruits such as bananas, oranges, and mangoes are great additions to their diet, whereas some can be dangerous and should be avoided entirely.

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My Pet Got Sprayed by a Skunk, What Do I Do?

Skunks are notorious for their anal scent glands, which they can use as a defensive weapon. Skunks have two glands, one on each side of the anus. These glands produce the skunk’s spray, which is a mixture of sulphur-containing chemicals (thiols), which have an offensive odour.

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Bringing Home a Baby to the Family

Having a newborn baby will change your life forever, and it can also change your pet’s lives forever too. Fortunately, babies take nine months to come around, so there is time to prepare. We are similar to our pets in that we are each individual, and will respond to change differently.

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How to help injured and orphaned wild animals

Below are a few suggestions should you come across injured or orphaned wildlife.  First, you need to determine if the wild animal is indeed injured or abandoned without putting yourself in harm’s way. Try not to have too much contact with the animal or to disturb the surroundings. If you are unsure, it is best that you leave it be and call a wildlife specialist to notify them about the animal and its location. Certain animals like rabbits and deer often leave their young alone for long periods throughout the day. If it appears healthy and well, do not disturb the animal. 

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Last updated: May 11, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 11, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CONTINUE TO SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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

Note: Priority will be given to urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations.

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: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
- Tuesday to Thursday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

5. PET BOARDING & GROOMING

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

- Your dedicated team at Centennial Animal Hospital