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    Senior Pet Care

    Older dogs and cats have special needs. Talk to us about care needed for your geriatric pet.

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    Emergency Services

    We provide patient care seven days a week; Monday to Friday until 9 p.m. and weekends until 6 p.m. Veterinarians are available for emergency services during these times. Please call 250-727-2125.

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    Dental Care

    Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. Talk to our veterinarians about diets and other ways to prevent health problems related to dental disease.

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    Veterinary Diets

    We carry pet foods that are specifically designed for preventing and treating health problems such as obesity, arthritis, kidney disease and diabetes. Ask Sandee, our Pet Nutrition Consultant, for more information

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    Weight Loss

    Pets need to watch their weight too! Ask Sandee, our Pet Nutrition Counselor, about ways to help your over weight pet.

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    House Calls

    We can perform a wide range of veterinary care on house calls including annual examinations and vaccinations, diagnostic testing, grooming, behavioural consultations and helping people make difficult end of life decisions for their pets. Click on the slide for more details.

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  • Mexi-Can Vet Project

    Mexi-Can Vet Project

    Teams from McKenzie Veterinary Services participate as volunteers at spay/ neuter clinics in the small seaside towns of Guayabitos and La Penita in the state of Nayarit, Mexico. Click on the slide for more details

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It only takes 10 minutes for your car to heat up to dangerous temperatures, even when parked in the shade with the windows partially open.

• Bees stings cause allergic reactions. Look for puffy faces and/or swelling and take your pet to the vet asap for treatment.
• Pets with white fur get sunburned. Keep them covered or in the shade.
• Brachycephalic dog breeds such as the English bulldog, French bulldog, Pug, Pekingese and Boston Terrier are prone to overheat in hot weather.
• Heartworm prevention is needed if travelling to the USA or to the other side of the Rockies.
• When travelling with your pet, it is recommended to have their rabies certificate plus ID such as tattoo or microchip, heartworm medication and possibly anti-anxiety nutraceuticals such as Zylkene, Adapatil, Feliway or Mellows on hand.
• When travelling to the USA, take only unopened, sealed bags of pet food to avoid having them confiscated at the border.