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.
This year we have seen many cases of Kennel Cough. But what is Kennel Cough? Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis is known as Kennel Cough. It is a highly contagious respiratory disease between dogs. Kennel cough is commonly contracted by canines that attend a kennel, doggie daycare, dog parks, puppy classes, agility, and dog shows.
Getting your puppy or kitten vaccinated is one of the best ways to prevent disease, and keep them healthy throughout the year. Some vaccines are given every month in kittens and puppies, from around the ages of two months to four months.
Dogs feel pain every bit as much as people do but most dogs have evolved to hide signs of pain because it could make them vulnerable to attacks by rival dogs. Sometimes it’s quite obvious- a noticeable limp, large cut or observed trauma such as being struck by a car.
Polydactyly is a congenital physical anomaly which causes cats to be born with extra toes. This condition can affect cats of all breeds but is commonly seen in Maine Coons. Normal cats will have 18 toes (5 on each front foot and 4 on each hind foot).
Summertime means sunshine, road trips, picnic, and boat rides. Unfortunately for dogs, it also means thunderstorms, which can upset many dogs to the point of panic. According to one study, roughly 1/3 of dogs have anxiety, and thunderstorms are at the top of the list of anxiety-inducing situation.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we have some updates to share with you about our safety measures.
1. WE CAN SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
One client per pet inside or you may be asked to wait in your vehicle.
Mask must be worn to enter the building.
Please use hand sanitizer upon entry.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
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, Tuesday, and Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm - Wednesday and Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm - Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 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 Cumberland Veterinary Clinic