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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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