Veterinary Teams Are Busier Than Ever

There has been a significant increase in pet ownership and adoptions in Alberta.

Edamame the Pug
Artoo the Squirrel
Moose the Dog
Randel the Dog
Bella the Dog
Daisy the Cat
Charlie the Dog
Casper the German Shepard
Kara the Gecko
Ernie the Rabbit

Caseloads are high in veterinary practices and emergency hospitals across the province.

3700:1 ratio pets to veterinarian teams

There is an estimated 3700 pets for every veterinary team in Alberta.

Many of these veterinary teams are short staffed and are working longer hours to provide your pet with the care it deserves.

Veterinary Team - Ian, Zoe, Ava, Finn, Dr. Kim
Veterinary Team - Dr Dan, Floppy, & Sue
Veterinary Team - Anne & Rusty
Veterinary Team - Toby & Dr. Morgan
Veterinary Team - Chuck & Indiana

YOU can help your pet and your vet.

Plan ahead for your next visit.

Tips to Help your Vet help your Pet


Routine Care

Emergency care is prioritized based on the severity of the patient’s condition. A team member will initially have your animal assessed. Examples of high priority cases are collapse, difficulty breathing, traumatic injury, unable to urinate. Lower priority cases include blood in urine, diarrhea, vomiting, skin conditions, limping, sore ear.

Your veterinary team knows you are worried about your pet. They understand because they are pet parents too.

Just remember, your veterinary team deserves care too.

Veterinary Team - Ian, Zoe, Ava, Finn, Dr. Kim
Group of names tags

Show Your Veterinary Team You Care

We invite you to take the opportunity to acknowledge the veterinary team in your pet’s life. If you can, please take a moment to reach out and show you care, they will appreciate it more than you know.

Here are a few ideas to help you show your veterinary team you care:

Every Name Deserves Care

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