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Creepy Crawlies!

Happy Spring to everyone, we know our kitties are all glad to see the warmer days and the longer sunshine hours.  But with the advent of spring we are also starting to think more about parasites.   How do our pets get parasites?  Well it’s easy but it depends on the type of parasite, some […]

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What to Know for Your Springtime Outdoor Adventures

With the onset of longer days, warmer weather and the call of the wild, many of our cats are inclined to venture outdoors. While this is a natural instinct, it is a dangerous venture if they are allowed to roam free. In the city, cats who are allowed outside of their backyard may be hit […]

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Parasitic Worms in Cats by Dr. Carl Hannigan

Spring has a tendency to spark “parasite season” in the veterinary world. Roundworms (nematodes) There are two types of roundworm parasites that can affect cats, ascarids and hookworms and are so called because they are round in section. Ascarids In adult cats symptoms are usually subclinical. Symptoms of diarrhea, vomiting and distended abdomen with poor […]

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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