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Veterinary Exam

Regular and frequent exams will help maintain your pet’s health and well-being. We know that life is busy and that you have a lot going on. For this reason, our team strives to accommodate you and your pet to the best of our ability so that our veterinarians properly examine them regularly. Contact us to schedule your next appointment.

Why are veterinary exams important?

Routine exams will help sick pets heal and prevent healthy pets from developing unwanted conditions. They help our team identify conditions early, monitor chronic conditions and formulate a wellness plan for your pet. 

What happens at a veterinary exam?

Our team will discuss any concerns you may have and review their lifestyle at home. A veterinarian will do a nose-to-tail examination on your pet. Screening tests such as bloodwork and urinalysis can also be conducted as necessary. Based on your pet’s overall health assessment, we will provide recommendations on further diagnostics, treatment plans, nutrition, internal/external deworming, etc., as needed.

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Last updated: September 3, 2021

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