Equine Prepurchase Services

Shopping for a new horse is fun, but an integral step is having a thorough evaluation to look for problems that are often not obvious to buyers. Our veterinarians will perform a comprehensive examination of all body systems and conduct a behavioural assessment. Special tests can be performed in addition to our basic exam, and include digital radiography, tendon and reproductive ultrasound, routine bloodwork, Coggins testing, drug testing, fecal examination for parasites, and upper airway endoscopy. All subjective and objective findings are communicated with the buyer and organized into a clear and concise report, to help you make the best and most-informed decision possible.


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Last updated: April 20, 2021

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.



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.


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