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Autobiography of Margaret: Life at Halifax Vet Hospital

Hello all, some of you may already know me, my name is Margaret, and I call Halifax Veterinary Hospital my home.

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Dog Friendly Stores in HRM!

Summer is here, and we are all out and about with our furry friends at the parks and beaches around the province enjoying the water and sunshine!

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The Dreaded Vet Visit – How to Reduce Stress for Your Cat

“My cat hates the vet,” it’s a phrase we hear far too often while working in a veterinary practice.

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Cat Over-Population – Why to Spay and Neuter Your Cat

Spring is eventually going to get here and along with warm weather comes kittens.

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Easter Danger – Your Cat Ate What?

Did you know that Easter can pose a significant threat to your feline friends?

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Does your feline have extra toes? The history behind Polydactyl Cats

Most cats have 18 toes; five toes on each of their front feet, and four on the back.  My cat, Mandy Pawtinkin, is blessed with 22 toes.  She has a congenital physical anomaly called polydactyly (Greek for ‘many digits’).  It is a genetic mutation that causes cats to be born with more than the usual number of toes on one or more of its paws.

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Last updated: March 25, 2022.

Dear Clients,

We are happy to welcome back you back inside our hospital! We no longer have any restrictions on capacity, but masks are still required if you'd like to come inside. We thank you for your understanding and compliance.

OPERATING HOURS

Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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.

We look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Halifax Veterinary Hospital