5 Things to Know Before Getting a Chinchilla

As the owner of a chinchilla I have been asked by many people, “how are they as pets?”  My experience is that they are not your typical rodent and require much more care than many people realize.

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Lungworm Facts

Lungworm infection has become an increasing concern for dogs in Ontario as a cause for chronic respiratory disease with signs such as coughing, gagging, lethargy, exercise intolerance and difficulty breathing. Initially primarily a problem in Atlantic Canada where an estimated 21% of dogs presenting with signs of chronic respiratory disease are infected with Fox Lungworm, […]

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Missing Pets Tips and How to Prevent it

6 things to do if your beloved pet goes missing  First and foremost search the immediate area where the pet was last seen ie) backyard, shed, bushes, under your deck etc. When calling out the name of your pet, do so in a calm voice. Pets can and will feel your anxiousness and will stay […]

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Educating the Dog Owners of Tomorrow

I was recently asked by my daughter’s first grade teacher if I would be interested in bringing my dogs (two Rhodesian Ridgebacks) into the class for a visit.  I, without a doubt, agreed.  I absolutely love talking to young kids about dog care and what I do with respect to being a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).  […]

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Protect The Ones You Love From Intestinal Parasites

As pet owners I’m sure most of you have heard of, or had firsthand experience, with some type of intestinal parasites.  Whether it be a new kitten or puppy you’ve previously adopted or your dog has picked up roundworms from the infected stool of another dog at the dog park, worms are a fact of […]

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Last updated: September 7, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.


This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!


Note: Due to the continued health precautions recommended by Health Canada, we have elected to discontinue 'in clinic' pick-ups for items ordered via our Online Store including both medications and food with immediate effect. The delivery option is extremely flexible and they will deliver wherever you choose.


We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED



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 College Manor Veterinary Hospital