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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Reading Pet Food Labels

Trying to read a pet food label can be overwhelming. There is a lot of information to interpret and some information can be a bit misleading. The most crucial bit of information is located within the nutrition Adequacy Statement or AAFCO statement.

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Beware of that Food on Your Kitchen Table

We all love to spoil our pets and who can resist the puppy eyes that Rover or Lady gives us when we are sitting down for dinner.  However, there are a number of different foods that, although we love and enjoy, are toxic to our furry companion. 

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Why Do We Remove Your Pet’s Teeth?

Similarly to how we need to have regular visits to the dentist, have radiographs taken of our teeth and potentially have fillings, extractions, etc. performed on us, pets experience similar disease processes of their teeth and need them tended to as well.

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Overweight Pet. Why??

WHY????? Unfortunately, this is what runs through my mind on a daily basis.  Pet obesity is at an all-time high where approximately 55% of cats and dogs are considered overweight or obese! 

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Holiday Pet Disasters to Avoid

With the holiday season quickly approaching we at McLean Animal Hospital wanted to give you an idea of the different types of dangers pets can encounter during the holiday season.

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Winter Hazards & Your Pets

The winter season is a wonderful time of year for everyone, but can also be a stressful time as well. With lots of time spent outside in the snow, and preparing for those pesky winter storms!

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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