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Parasite Prevention

Show love to your loyal companion by making sure they are protected against parasites. We can prescribe the ideal medication for your furry friend. Get in touch with us today to get your pet prepared for parasite season!

 

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Puppy Classes Are Back!

Our classes are 4-week sessions and are suitable for puppies aged 12 weeks - 5 months. Call to register and join us with your puppy every Wednesday from 6:00pm - 6:30pm!

 

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Accepting New Patients

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Check out our recommendations for new pet owners.

 

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Online Consultations Now Available

Connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video.

 

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Save Time, Order Online!

Order all your pet care needs 24/7 online anytime, anywhere!

 

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Welcome to Bow River Veterinary Centre in Canmore, AB

Where Care and Compassion are more than just words.

The Bow River Veterinary Centre is a long-standing practice located in the beautiful community of Canmore, Alberta. Our team has worked diligently to provide high-quality and compassionate veterinary care and emergency services for cherished pets in the Bow Valley and surrounding areas. For over 20 years, our clients and patients have travelled to us from Canmore, Banff, Calgary, and nearby B.C. towns to receive the pet care they know they can depend on.

We understand that your pet is an extended member of your family. For this reason, our team of experienced veterinary practitioners and knowledgeable support staff are dedicated to providing you and your four-legged friend with the best veterinary care possible.

Our practice offers a full range of services in one easy-to-find location in Canmore, including emergency services, examinations, vaccinations, deworming, dental procedures, general surgery, laboratory services, ultrasound, radiography and dog grooming. Bow River Veterinary Centre also has emergency services and an after-hours triage service so that we can offer emergency veterinary support for your pets 24/7!

Bow River Veterinary Centre also has an extensive Online Store with many products that your furry friend might desire, including prescription diets, treats, supplements, grooming essentials, collars and leashes, toys and more.

 As pet owners, we understand how precious and cherished our furry friends are. Taking care of them, protecting them, and keeping them safe and comfortable the best, we can always be our top priority. We will care for your beloved pet the same as we would care for our own. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at your next consultation. Feel free to contact us at 403.678.9595 if you have any questions about our services.

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Tooth brushing is best taught early on in a puppy and kitten’s life, but it can also be taught to adult and older animals, with patience, consistency, and lots of rewards!

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Hitch Hikers & Uninvited Guests: What You Need to Know About Pet Parasites

Moving into spring with warmer temperatures we begin to think about your pet's increased parasite risks. This is often an invisible problem where infection isn’t detectable to the naked eye, low infection levels cause subclinical disease and environmental contamination is invisible.

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Last updated: March 1, 2022

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CONTINUE TO SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

Note: Priority will be given to urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations.

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.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday, Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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

- Your dedicated team at Bow River Veterinary Centre