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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Dr. Bill Hanson DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Veterinarian

Dr. Bill Hanson, DVM, Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in 1973 and from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph with his DVM in 1978. In 1991, Bill successfully wrote his Canine/Feline Specialty exams with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP), recertifying again in 2000, 2009, and again in 2019, qualifying him as a Canine/Feline Specialist until 2031.

Dr. Bill and Dr. Don became co-owners and partners of McLean Animal Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, in 1984 and Aurora Animal Clinic in 1996. Since 2004, following a major renovation and expansion, Aurora Animal Clinic has been serving its clients with state of the art equipment, leading-edge medicine and, most importantly, a stellar staff.

Dr. Bill has served on the Board of the Toronto Academy of Veterinary Medicine, the Ontario Veterinary College Advisory Council, and was appointed to the Complaints Committee for the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, where he served for 5 years.

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Last updated: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 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, and more! If you're unsure whether your pet needs medical attention, please call us to discuss your situation.

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 - Thursday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
- Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

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

- Your dedicated team at Aurora Animal Clinic