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Tavish's Story

Working at Killarney Cat Hospital we get to see a lot of interesting dental cases, but I never would have thought that one of them would involve my own cat, Tavish. I knew he had dental problems and was due for a cleaning, and I had brought him in not thinking much of it…I had […]

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Oral (mouth) Tumours in Cats

By far, the most common form of oral tumour  found in cats is Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Others which occur only rarely are Epulis, Fibrosarcoma and Lymphosarcoma.  There are conditions which might be confused with a tumour.  These are intra oral abscess, granulation tissue and eosinophilic granuloma. Squamous Cell Carcinomas are usually found on the underside […]

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Top 3 Signs your Cat May Need Dental Attention

by Dr. Destinee Dummer Is the smell of your cat’s breath stopping you from cuddling and making you want to clear the room when they start to groom themselves? If you answered yes, it’s pretty obvious that your cat is in need of a dental cleaning. Other than bad breath, here are the top 3 […]

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Keeping Your Pet's Teeth Clean Tips

Hello my name is Timmy the white Tonkinese! I’m here to tell you a few tips on how to help me keep my teeth as white as my coat. Now I’m a bit squirmy so first things first, you’re going to want to get yourself comfortable before you even worry about me. Next step is […]

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Is Dental Care Necessary for Cats?

As cats are predators by nature, their teeth are designed to grab prey, kill it...

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Veterinarian injecting a microchip in an orange cat

The Importance of Microchips

A microchip is a small chip that is placed under the skin between the shoulders. The needle we use is larger than a typical blood collection needle, though other than the initial poke does not cause any ongoing pain.

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Last updated: December 16, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 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 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: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 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 Killarney Cat Hospital