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Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) is a decline in brain function without any underlying medical disease. Cognitive dysfunction is similar to dementia or Alzheimer’s in humans, where we can see degeneration in the brain lead to disorientation and changes in behaviour.

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CBD Oil and Veterinary Medicine

With the legalization of cannabis (marijuana) in October, there have been many questions about the legality and efficacy of medicinal marijuana products in pets.

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Roundworms in Dogs

Roundworms are a parasitic nematode found throughout the world. In Canada, two main species of roundworms infect dogs: Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina.

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Idiopathic Vestibular Disease

Also called “geriatric vestibular disease” or “old dog vestibular disease.” This disease can occur in older dogs and cats suddenly, within an hour or less, and can cause signs that can look quite severe and be distressing to you and your pet.

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Canine Distemper Virus

What is canine distemper virus?

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Christmas Hazards for Pets

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year. However, it can also come with some serious and potentially lethal dangers to our pets. 

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Last updated: April 1, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made 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. You will be connected to an on-call veterinarian that may be located at a different hospital.

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 - Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 1:00 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 Fairmont Animal Hospital