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Keeping the Senior Years Golden

We are blessed to see many patients that have reached their Golden Oldies, and we want to help our clients ensure their pets continue to live their best lives at home.

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Signs of Aging in Senior Cats

As our beloved feline family members age, it is important to be aware of the sometimes subtle and gradual changes that will occur.

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When It’s Time to Say Goodbye

The hardest part about being a pet owner is having to say goodbye. End of life decisions are never easy to face and it can be very difficult to know when that time has come for your beloved cat.

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Cognitive Dysfunction in Cats

I recently went to a conference in Banff and one of the talks I went to was about Dementia or Alzheimer’s in Dogs and Cats by Dr. Gary Landsberg who is a veterinary behaviourist.

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Know How Old Your Cat Is?

Did you ever wonder how old your cat really is?  People often say a dog year is equivalent to 7 human years…does the same general principle apply to cats?

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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