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.

905.689.8005

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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At Clappison Animal Hospital, we are happy to provide you with the option to browse and shop for your pet, all from the comfort of your own home!

 

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Online Consultations Now Available!

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Parasite Prevention Plan for Pets

Provide your pet with parasite prevention while practicing physical distancing during these challenging times.

 

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Country Tails Doggie Daycare

Doggie daycare helps your dog to be socialized with other dogs and people on a regular basis. Your dog will get to meet many other fur friends and feel comfortable when meeting others in different situations throughout life.

 

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Welcome to Clappison Animal Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario

Clappison Animal Hospital is a companion animal hospital that has served pets in the Hamilton, Waterdown, Dundas, Flamborough and Burlington for 40 years. We strive to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your dog and cat. Our animal hospital staff focuses on preventive care for your new puppy and kitten, including neuter and spay surgery, routine vaccinations, and flea and heartworm prevention. Our veterinarians provide early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages, as well as surgical care to help your loved one stay healthy for their lifetime. We also offer a complete selection of veterinary dog food, cat food, and dog grooming services, and doggy daycare.

Evening, emergency, and Saturday appointments with our vets are available.

Clappison Animal Hospital is also a Cat Friendly Practice accredited at the Silver level. Our staff handle and treat cats with understanding, gentleness and respect, and make every effort to ensure your visit is as stress-free for you and your cat as possible. You and your feline family member will enjoy our cat-only exam room that includes a cat pheromone diffuser to help cats feel comfortable and safe.

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Dr. Stephen Longridge | Dr. Chris Hamilton | Dr. Jennifer Merry
Veterinarians, Clappison Animal Hospital – Cat Friendly Practice, isfm, International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management

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Last updated: June 1, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 15, 2020 some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are 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.

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 to Friday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

6. GROOMING SERVICES

If your pet requires grooming, please give us a call and we will put your name on a list. Our groomer Stephanie will contact you directly to schedule an appointment.

7. COUNTRY TAILS DOGGIE DAYCARE

As of Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Country Tails Doggie Daycare is open! Their temporary hours of operation are 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. You may get touch with one of our daycare team members at (905) 690-8005 or at countrytails@clappisonvet.com

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

- Your dedicated team at Clappison Animal Hospital