We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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Cat Grooming

Cats are excessive self-groomers and often keep their coat in very good shape. However, different breeds of cats may require assistance in maintaining a healthy coat. It’s important to start early and positively condition your cat to a daily brushing of their coat. Sometimes older cats with less flexibility, or overweight cats, cannot reach themselves to clean after eliminating. It’s important to have wipes handy to help and to keep the hair short in this area to prevent infections.

What grooming services does the clinic provide for cats?

In extreme cases of matting or very long hair, we provide what we call a “lion-cut;” which is a complete shave of your cat from neck to tail. More commonly, we shave out matting in specific areas to relieve any discomfort associated with having long hair. We also offer nail trims as often as needed by your pet.

What is the clinic booking and cancellation policy?

Please call us, we can assess the grooming needs of your cat and to appropriately book an appointment.

Do you offer spa packages?

We do not offer spa packages for cats like you would think for dogs, we do not bathe cats here. We can, however, clean out their ears, trim their nails and shave them to be very comfortable.

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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.

The following changes are effective as of Monday, March 23, 2020:

1. We are currently operating a “closed waiting room” policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 416-752-5114. We will take a history from outside of your vehicle, and bring your pet into the clinic for an examination with the veterinarian. We will then return to your vehicle with your pet to discuss our recommended treatment plan. If you do not have a cell phone please knock our door to let us know you have arrived and then return to your vehicle.

2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time. We are also no longer taking grooming appointments as of Monday, March 30, until further notice.

3. We are still OPEN with the following hours: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Friday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm.

4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 7-10 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the hospital. Our staff will bring your order to your car and take payment over the phone. You can also use our online store and have your food delivered directly to your home. To sign up for the online store, visit our website.

5. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.

6. Online consultations are now available! If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

7. Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our roles. As such, we have taken measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this virus.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at McLean Animal Hospital