Pet Care

February is National Pet Dental Health Month


Many pet owners think that it is normal for pets to have bad breath. However, breath odour can be a sign that plaque (bacteria), tartar and possibly painful periodontal disease may be present. Just like people, dogs and cats need to have their teeth brushed to remove the invisible layer of plaque. In addition to […]



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Wellness Screening – What is it and why is it important?


Wellness Screening – What is it and why is it important? Spring is on the way – at least I hope so after the snowy and rainy weather we have endured in the early weeks of April!  This means that we need to start thinking about yearly wellness and parasite screening for our pets. What […]



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Top Three Pet New Years Resolutions


We are looking forward to spending another year with you and your furry best friend! With 2018 around the corner everyone is talking about their New Year’s resolution. The top three resolutions for our team are: 1. Get fit and stay fit, 2. Smile and cuddle more and finally 3. Have more good hair days. […]



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Celebrating the life of Piper


Piper No one ever wants to hear that their beloved young pet has a chronic disease that will affect their length and quality of life.  Unfortunately, congenital and early onset disease conditions do occur in young animals.  Piper is a reminder to all of us about the importance of early disease detection and how it […]



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Temporary Closure of Hollybank and Modified Hours at Avonlea

https://www.avonleaanimalhospital.ca/covid-19-message-to-our-clients/

To Our Valued Clients,

Our top priority is to provide exceptional care to our patients while safeguarding our staff and our community. At this time, we are temporarily closing our Milton location, Hollybank Animal Hospital, and we will be modifying our business hours at our Mississauga location, Avonlea Animal Hospital, where we remain available to see you and your pets for essential veterinary health care services.

This is a precautionary measure and there has been NO KNOWN COVID-19 EXPOSURE. Dr. Rosely has developed a mild fever and we have elected to have the staff which recently worked closely with her to also self-isolate for 14 days as a preventative measure.

Hollybank Animal Hospital will be closed effective this evening, March 31, 2020 at 7:00pm for 14 days. We will reopen April 15th, 2020 at 8:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Our Mississauga location, Avonlea Animal Hospital, will remain open during this period to continue to service our clients and patients. Our staff will be contacting you to reschedule any appointments or procedures that were scheduled during this period.

Our hours of operation at Avonlea Animal Hospital for the next 14 days will be as follows:

·       Monday: 9a-5p

·       Tuesday: 10a-6p

·       Wednesday: 9a-5p

·       Thursday: 10a-6p

·       Friday: 9a-5p

·       Saturday and Sunday: closed

We trust that you will understand our cautious approach to this matter and we thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Call us at 905-785-6966 if you have questions or need to schedule an appointment.

Sincerely,

Don Cocca

Hospital Administrator