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.
A microchip is a rice grain sized device that is inserted under the skin in dogs and cats. It is used for precise identification of an animal. Some countries require a microchip if you are travelling there. For travel, it is important to have the microchip in place before getting the Rabies vaccine booster. This is needed to prove that the correct animal was vaccinated before travel.
Microchipping is an excellent way to identify your dog should it go missing. The microchip is always put in the same spot between the shoulder blades so that all veterinary clinics and humane societies, etc. will look for the microchip in the same place. The registry is North America wide so as long as you have registered your dog’s microchip and kept your address up to date, the facility that finds your dog should be able to trace it to you.
How does a microchipping work and is it safe for my dog?
Microchipping is an excellent way to identify your dog should it go missing. The microchip is always put in the same spot between the shoulder blades so that all veterinary clinics and humane societies, etc. will look for the microchip in the same place. The registry is North America wide so as long as you have registered your dog’s microchip and kept your address up to date, the facility that finds your dog should be able to trace it to you. Microchipping your pet is very safe.
How much does it cost to microchip a dog?
All our spay and neuter surgeries include microchipping. Please feel free to contact us anytime, we’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer all your questions.
We are so happy to announce that we have won the 2018 Reader’s Choice Award in Mississauga in the category of Best Veterinary Hospitals! This award is very special to us as the voting is done by the community and our clients.
We would like to thank every person who took the time to vote, or even took the time to share your experience with someone else.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 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
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
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 continue to be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
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 Clarkson Village Animal Hospital