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Emergency

  • Emergency Hospital The OCVEH is co-operatively owned; therefore, we expect that you will be treated with the same care and compassion that you experience when you come in to see us. They will be able to assist you in your time of need but you will be able to return to us in
  • Poison Control If you are concerned about household items and your pets please visit web link for poison control information. If you ace concerned that your pet has been poisoned and our hospital is closed please contact Ottawa Veterinary Hospital 613 725 1182 or Alta V

General Links

  • City of Ottawa Information from the city website including spay and neuter clinic information, registering your pet etc.
  • Dental Health Information
  • Dogs and Ticks Information on ticks, lyme disease and protecting your dog.
  • Growing Up with Pets – Children and Pets Raising your children with pets provides a great opportunity for learning, nurturing and building healthy relationship skills that will benefit your children for the rest of their lives.
  • My Vet Store – Online Food and Medication Renewal With our web store you have the option of ordering pets prescription and non-prescription food, renewing medication and receiving email re-order reminders. Using the web store you have the option to pick up your order or shipped to you.
  • Pet Health Network Answers from veterinarians about your pet’s health, behavior, and care.
  • Poison Control If you are concerned about household items and your pets please visit web link for poison control information. If you ace concerned that your pet has been poisoned and our hospital is closed please contact Ottawa Veterinary Hospital 613 725 1182 or Alta V
  • Safety Tips for Smokers and Vapers
  • Soft Paws An Effective, Safe and Humane Alternative to Declawing! The Purrfect Solution for Problem Cat Scratching. Your Cat will Love You For It!
  • The cost of a pet An interesting article from the Canadian Living magazine about the cost of pet ownership
  • The Indoor Pet Initiative Information on keeping your pets happy and healthy
  • Veterinary Partners As we all know not everything that we find on the internet is reliable. For reliable veterinary recommended information please visit.
  • Weather and Pets This website gives useful tips and helpful advice on how to lessen weather’s negative impacts on your pets.
  • Worms and Germs Blog This is an educational website coordinated by Drs. Scott Weese and Maureen Anderson of the Ontario Veterinary College’s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses. The site was initial set up with the help of funding from City of Hamilton Public Health.
  • Zoonotic Diseases This site focuses on infectious diseases of companion animals (household pets and horses), with an emphasis on zoonotic diseases – diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people. In reality, we take a broader approach, considering diseases that c

Groomers

Pet Food

  • AAFCO for Pet Parents Have you ever noticed the AAFCO stamp on your bag of pet food? Chek out why this is good to see!
  • FACTS Get the facts on grains, corn, by-products and more
  • Glossary of Terms Ever wonder what it means when we talk about energy requirements or kcals. Hopefully this site can help with some common questions!
  • Hill's Pet Food With a range of Veterinary Exclusive products to meet the needs of every pet
  • Purina Veterinary Diets Purina offeres a range of veterinary exclusive products that can meet your pets needs throughout a lifetime
  • Royal Canin Formerly known as Medi-Cal, the Royal Canin brand is available for all lifestages as well as for medical conditions from Colonial Veterinary Hospital.

Pet Insurance

These are a few of your options for pet insurance. We do not recommend a certain company, we recommend finding the plan that suits your family's needs. If you need more help with your decision please do not hesitate to call.

The Loss of a Pet

We have put together some information that may be helpful when considering euthanasia or after the loss of a pet

  • Ottawa Pet Loss Support Group The Pet Loss Support Group of Ottawa-Carleton is dedicated to providing comfort and support to people coping with or anticipating the death of a companion animal.
  • VRCS VRCS has a long and proud history providing caring, professional cremation services to veterinarians and their clients.
  • When It's Time to Say Goodbye We have put this together to help you make the most difficult decision in your pets life