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While You’re Away, Your Pets Will Play!

It’s that time of year again! While many are going up to the cottage or away on vacation, sometimes the fur family doesn’t get to come along. When you’re boarding your pet or having a pet sitter watch them here are a couple of things to consider.

Does your pet sitter know who your family veterinarian is?
It is so important that the person who is taking care of your family member knows who your regular veterinarian is AND knows your full name. Even if they don’t end up taking your pet to your regular clinic it can be very helpful to another clinic to get a quick history if your fur baby isn’t feeling well while you are away.

Is your pet sitter able to reach you?
Sometimes things don’t go according to plan when you are away. It’s always important that your pet sitter knows how to contact you in case any big decisions need to be of an emergency. If you aren’t reachable, make sure to provide your pet sitter with contact information for someone you trust to make decisions on your behalf.

Is your pet on any medications?
Now, this is the big one! Many pets are on various types of medications ranging from flea/tick and heartworm medications to antibiotics or thyroid pills, to life-saving medications like insulin or heart medication. It is CRITICAL that the person who is taking care of your pets knows how and when/when not to give these medications. For example:

If you follow these simple tips you should be able to enjoy your holiday in peace, knowing that your furry family members are safe and happy.

Written by Aurora Animal Clinic

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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


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

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