Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Microchipping a Dog

Microchipping involves implanting a tiny chip under your dog’s skin to aid in identifying them and their owner through a central database. When your dog is chipped, the chip number along with your contact information is recorded together. If a lost dog is scanned for a microchip, those with implants will be traced back to their owners. Microchipping is quick, easy and only mildly uncomfortable for a few seconds. The procedure is often done at that same time your pet undergoes spaying or neutering. When the procedure is completed under anesthesia, there is no discomfort at all for your dog.

Why is it a good idea to microchip my dog?


Microchipping is a great way to ensure your dog is identifiable should they ever be separated from you. By indicating your contact information on your dog’s microchip registration form, you provide a means for veterinary hospitals and shelters to locate you and reunite you with your furry friend.

How much does it cost to microchip a dog?


Please give us a call, and we will be happy to discuss this service with you.

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Last updated: July 23, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we have some updates to share with you about our safety measures.

We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

Beginning July 2, 2020, clients are able to come into the hospital with their pets with the following restrictions:

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

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.

OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm*
Saturday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

*On weekdays we will be closed for 1 hour in the afternoon in order to catch up on communications with our clients. This is a temporary measure. Thank you for your understanding.


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.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Avon Animal Hospital