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Pocket Pets Services

Pocket pets like guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and hedgehogs have taken the pet world by storm over recent years. Like any other pet, they need special healthcare that supports their unique needs. If you’re interested in scheduling an appointment for your pocket pet, please contact us at 902.865.6400.

What types of services do you offer for pocket pets?

Despite their size, pocket pets still require a large range of healthcare services that ensures their health and wellness. Some services we offer are:

  • Teeth trimming
  • Surgery
  • Spay and neuters
  • Wellness exams
  • Sick pet exams

    How often should my pocket pet see you?

    Like most other pets, we recommend a full wellness exam once a year. Depending on your pet’s overall health, you might need to do more frequent visits. If you have concerns about their health before their yearly visit, don’t hesitate to contact our veterinary team for an appointment. During their wellness exam, we’ll assess your pet’s overall health, which might include their weight, dental care and a few diagnostic tests like bloodwork to ensure their internal systems are functioning well.

    What are signs of health issues I should book an appointment for?

    If your pet is experiencing any of the signs below, it might be helpful to bring them into our hospital. We might be able to confirm if these signs are connected to an underlying health condition:

  • Weight loss
  • Runny nose
  • Unexplained tiredness
  • Cloudy eyes
  • Limping
  • Changes in their behaviour, like aggression
  • Changes in their eating habits, like loss of appetite