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Welcome to Birchwood Animal Hospital
Call us at (204) 832-1368
Contributing to the well-being of our companion family members.
We look forward to meeting you and your pet! Our full service animal hospital has been serving the Winnipeg community since 1959. We pride ourselves on quality medicine and surgery and provide flexible options based on your needs.
We offer in-depth diagnostics including in-house blood evaluation, digital imaging, ultrasound, dental care, grooming and preventative vaccination. The overall general care of your pet, such as proper nutrition, hygiene and behaviour are addressed by our knowledgeable veterinarians and support team.
We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about the resources available and our responsibilities to the companion animal community.
|Our dedicated friends at D'Arcy's A.R.C. are committed to providing shelter, veterinary care, and adoption services for stray and abandoned cats and dogs. We have worked closely with them for a number of years offering services such as spaying and neutering, examinations and vaccinations, medical treatment and post-adoption veterinary care.|
We are pleased to be part of your pet's health care team!
Orphaned and Injured Wildlife
Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (204) 510-1855
Online registration: http://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=9426
Map and Pledge Forms: http://pwildlife.ca/charity-walk/
Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre (204) 878-3740
|Manitoba Conservation - Injured Wildlife TIP LINE: 1-800-782-0076|
Reuniting lost pets with their families just got easier.
Interested in participating in our current project?
We are assembling a cookbook that will be sold to support D'Arcy's A.R.C. as well as the assorted stray or surrendered animals that we provide care for.
Download a recipe submission form to complete and present to our hospital. These are also available by request at our reception desk!
Submissions will be accepted until mid to late September 2014
We are grateful for your contributions!
Why do cats seem to suffer urinary obstruction more often in the cooler months?
While there are many reasons urinary obstructions occur, one may be because cats typically drink water regularly during the hot summer months. As the seasons shift to cooler temperatures they are more likely to consume less fluids due to the drop in temperature or perhaps because of decreased activity and/or forced confinement.
It is strongly recommended to add water to each serving of canned food in order to increase the daily intake.
Here are some additional links for review:
Senior Cats - Warning signs
Call if you notice any changes, you know best what is normal for your cat and what is not:
Low entrance litterboxes are ideal for senior cats!
Recommended: Try Swheat Scoop Natural Clumping Litter
The Human Animal Bond and Euthanasia (January 2014)
This is a questionnaire about the experience of euthanasia of a pet within the past year. You are invited to complete this questionnaire if you are over 18 years of age, are Canadian, and have lost a dog or a cat within the last year.
The goal of this study is to understand the decisions and factors that resulted in the euthanasia of your animal. This study is being conducted by Undergraduate students at the University of Alberta...
Continue here to participate in survey.
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