We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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The Fall Season Is Upon Us

Summer has come and gone quickly once again. It’s often thought that fleas and ticks are no longer active, but the fall is one of their favourite seasons.

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Ear Mites

What is an ear mite you might ask? Ear mites are tiny parasites that live in the ear canals of dogs and cats, though cats are more at risk for infection than dogs.

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The Importance of Flea Prevention

Before entering into my program in at the University of Guelph-Ridgetown Campus, I knew I wanted to be doing something in animal care, but I lacked the experience and knowledge of actually working in this field.

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The 4Dx Parasitic Screening Test

If you refer to our facebook page, we have a video posted of a drop of whole blood that contains microfilaria. This is one of the larval stages of heartworm.

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How to Remove a Tick

Things you will need:

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Vaccines and Why My Pet Should Get Them?

Whether it be humans or pets we all know that immunizing against diseases is the best tool for preventive medicine.

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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.

Last updated: Thursday, May 28, 2020

1. We are currently operating a "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. Our door will be locked. Please call the number posted on the front door when you arrive and one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians will come to take the history and collect your pet. Our veterinarian will contact you by phone to discuss your pet's health before you leave.

2. We can now see all cases by appointment only.

3. We are still OPEN with the following hours:
Monday - Tuesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 5-7 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us ahead of time to ensure we have what you need and can have it prepared before your arrival. You can also use our online store and have your food delivered directly to your home. To sign up for the Online Store, please visit our website.

5. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.

Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our jobs. We have taken these measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this disease.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid, and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at Baxter Animal Hospital