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Age is Not a Disease

How old is old?  So often we have clients in and they say their cat is ‘old’ but occasionally their idea of old and ours is quite different!

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Sneaker: Senior Focus Mascot

Sneaker is a 17 year old domestic shorthaired cat owned by one of our techs at Killarney Cat Hospital. Having almost all of the ‘old-age’ diseases that most commonly affect senior cats we thought he would make the perfect mascot for senior focus this year! See if you can keep count of all the medications […]

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Ring in the New Year’s: Resolutions for your Pet

Now we have all heard of the “New Year’s resolution.”  Some people follow this timeless tradition every year to the fullest and some people give up after January, myself included. This year I have an idea to help you go all the way, to help you last the full year with your resolution. The Killarney […]

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Senior Feline Nutrition

It is that time of year when we celebrate our senior furry friends! Just like us, our senior cats require different kinds of care than our kitten and adult cats. A cat that is 8 years old is the equivalent of a human of 48 years old. Once cats hit their late teens, they are […]

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Senior Cat Focus Night – Oct 22nd 6:30pm

Date: Wednesday, Oct 22nd Time: 6:30pm Location: Killarney Cat Hospital Killarney Cat Hospital’s Calgary veterinary team is pleased to host a senior cat information night discussion important issues. We will be going over concerns that can arise as your cat becomes older and how to keep them bright-eyed & bushy-tailed as long as possible. We […]

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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