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Pocket Pet Services

At Downtown Animal Hospital, our veterinary services extend to rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, hedgehogs, mice, rats, chinchillas, gerbils, and other small mammals. Our team’s specialty is in treating bunnies and rabbits, but we have a comprehensive set of treatments available for all kinds of pocket pets. Please call us at 613.634.2440 and we would be happy to answer any questions you have about our miniature-sized patients.

How do I know if my pocket pet needs medical care?

All pets, no matter their size, can benefit tremendously from a full veterinary exam. Due to their size, it may be more difficult to notice visible symptoms of discomfort, pain or even illness. This is why regular check-ups are so important especially for pocket pets. That being said, below are some of the symptoms that can indicate an underlying condition in your smaller pets.

  • Hair loss
  • Bald patches
  • Heavy breathing
  • Runny eyes or nose
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin wounds
  • Lack of appetite

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Last updated: December 14, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the 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, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

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 to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 am

Saturday & Sunday: Closed


5. 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 Downtown Animal Hospital