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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Blue-Green Algae

You may have heard that Blue-Green Algae is back again this year. Here are the key points to know before letting your pets swim in nature.

What:

  • Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)
  • Toxic to cats and dogs when ingested (even small amounts)

Where:

  • Freshwater lakes, streams, and ponds
  • Brackish (mix of salt/fresh) bodies of water

When:

  • Mid-late summer during hot weather

Symptoms:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Pale gums
  • Excessive salivation
  • Neurologic signs: muscle tremors, paralysis, seizures
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Death

Treatment:

  • IMMEDIATE care is indicated for suspected exposure
  • No antidote
  • Supportive care: treatment of symptoms, fluid support

Prognosis:

  • Poor once clinical signs appear
  • Improved with immediate care

If you have any questions, give us a call at 506.857.4271.

Written by: Nicole Mann, DVM

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Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 4, 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, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday and Thursday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - 1:00 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 Moncton Animal Hospital