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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Preventing Heat Stroke in Dogs

On a sunny day and when temperatures are above 21 degrees, we know that the temperature in a vehicle can soar to very high levels.

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Fireworks and Pets

Every year, thousands of pets suffer as a result of fireworks. We see a marked rise in pets requiring medication during such stressful times, and many pets are also brought in to Clappison Animal Hospital to be scanned for microchips, for they have been found after running away from home during firework weekends.

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Helping Your Pets through Thunderstorm/Noise Phobias

Preparing for the Rain.  May showers may be known for bringing May flowers as the saying goes, however, for some pets it brings along with it thunderstorms and ultimately high levels of anxiety.

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Summer Pet Hazards by Christine Attridge-Hardy

 Summertime is a season that we all look forward to.  Getting outside and enjoying the sun and the warm weather with our pets is not always as fun as we expect when accidents happen.  Here are some common summer dangers to look out for while playing with your best friend, Fido. We hope that these […]

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Out, Out Damned Hotspot

A hotspot is a patch of your dog’s skin that is bothering them so much that they can’t leave it alone. Because of this overwhelming discomfort, they have rubbed, scratched, and licked it into the condition you see before you. When I first started practicing I didn’t understand how fast hotspots could progress. Then one […]

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Radiograph of Brayden the Cat

What lies beneath... the Benefits of Dental Radiographs

There are many signs of dental disease such as tartar, gingivitis, bleeding, not eating. Sometimes your veterinarian can see a tooth that’s loose or that the enamel is damaged. The tricky part is that teeth are like little icebergs and much of the tooth is below the gum line.

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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. 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

5. 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.

6. 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