Veterinary Clinic Welcome to Falconridge Animal Hospital. We are a primary care veterinary clinic located in Falconridge, in the north-east of Calgary.
We have experienced and knowledgeable veterinarians, as well as skilled and caring support staff, who strive to provide the highest quality of care for your pets. We work closely with the surrounding 24-hour care and referral facilities to ensure that your pet receives the same quality of care outside of our regular business hours. We look forward to seeing you and your pet!
Operating as usual
September 21st- September 27th is "adopt a less adoptable week"
They all deserve loving homes!
Did you know?
Guinea Pigs should not be kept alone, they love to be with other guinea pigs!
Guinea pigs scent mark!
Guinea pigs are intelligent!
Sept 19th is responsible dog ownership day, here are some great tips!
From all of us to all of you!
After a long day of running the clinic, Callie likes to unwind and relax by watching her favorite show!
Did you know?
Dogs noses are wet to help absorb scent chemicals!
The Ewoks in Star Wars were based on a dog!
A bloodhound's sense of smell can be used as evidence in court!
Friday funny, are you guilty?
Did you know?
A cat cannot see directly under its nose!
Most cats do not have eyelashes!
Meows are not cat language, they trying to communticate with their humans!
We be closed Monday September 7th for labor day. We will reopen Tuesday September 8th at 8am.
What season is tick season?
All seasons! Did you know that ticks can be active in temperatures at 4C, which means they are not just active in the summer!
Angel was supposed to be getting a physical exam, but she somehow wrangled a belly rub from Dr. Rix. Purr, purr, purr. The belly rub continued for a quite a while.
Our 4th year vet student, Julie, fell in love with Molly. We hope that Molly is feeling better now🥰
This is what happens when a pipsqueak steals Callie's toys. WAAAYY more entertaining. Callie is too embarassed to play this hard now!
This is Midna. Aren't her ear tufts great! She didn't even care that she got vaccines. Toys made up for everything!
It is going to be a hot week! 🐾☀️
With a slow return to "normalcy" keep your best pal in mind. A lot of us have spent more time with our canine companions in the last 5 months. A sudden change in their usual routine can create separation anxiety. Here are some great tips.
Worth a read!
ctvnews.ca Dr. Ian Sandler, a Toronto-based veterinarian, expects separation anxiety among dogs -- and cats, to a lesser extent -- as people return to work after months at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's Meeeeee! Some time has passed, but I am here to let you know I am keeping safe, nestled inside the clinic. Things are different now, but my humans here are still taking great care of me, and all the furry critters that come to visit the clinic. #yyc #tortiesofinstagram #cliniccat #callieourcliniccat #falconridgeanimalhospital
Happy Summer Everyone!
We are closed on Monday, August 3 for Heritage Day!
Collect your pet food and treats before Friday!
And don't forget, Dr. Rix LOVES guinea pigs!🥰 Thanks Wilfred for reminding us!
We want to say a big THANK YOU to all of our lovely clients for being kind and gentle with us during COVID-19.
It has been really HARD not seeing our people! WE MISS YOU! But we love seeing your pets inside the clinic.
THANK YOU for being so accommodating with our COVID protocols that help keep everyone safe. We appreciate the respect and thoughtfulness that you've shown us during this time!
- Jamie, Jackie, Megan, Dr. Rix, Zeanna, Nicole, Dr. Mortier, Mallory, Dr. Crittenden--
Check out our patients, Delilah and Oliver! Their family moved to Ecuador! Their move got delayed due to COVID-19, but last week, they finally got to go!!
Hope you love Ecuador, Delilah and Oliver!
Ollie and Tahli came in for their first vaccines this week! They played with toys, they got snuggled, Ollie tried to steal Callie's food and made her jump! Kitten time is so much fun!
Happy Canada Day, eh!
We are closed today, but will open again on Thursday, July 2 at 9am!
Here is another lap dog! Nugget didn't want to sit on the floor alone during her check-up, so our 4th year vet student, Kaylie quickly provided a lap!
Some of you may have heard a new voice on the phone recently. This is our final year veterinary student who's been spending the past six weeks at the clinic! She has a special interest in exotic pets and has thoroughly enjoyed learning all about their care! Here she is with Nugget, who was in for a neuter and was a spectacular patient 🐰
The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a RECALL of some Carnivora brand frozen, raw pet foods. These foods have been linked with E.coli 0157 type illness in people.
This is a reminder to be very careful if you choose to feed your pet raw pet food.
Please visit the following website for more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2020/outbreak-e-coli-frozen-raw-pet-food.html?fbclid=IwAR3dN9cI9bY5q5juvkLRKpPL8SJ32NALpf5OsBe0eMxuaapn8ifCnPmQvBc
These social distancing vet visits are hard, but not for Riley.
Riley usually hates the vet, but because her Mom had to wait in the car, Riley quickly found a new friend in Dr. Rix.
Who knew that Riley is a lap dog after all!
DID YOU KNOW ?!?!
Cats make about 100 different sounds! and Dogs make only about 10!
Fun fact. Did you know ?!
A Group of pugs is called a GRUMBLE !!
A great article to on the COVID-19 and your pets.
criticalcaredvm.com The novel coronavirus called COVID-19 is not thought to cause clinical disease in companion animals, including cats and dogs.
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