Bedford Highway Veterinary Hospital

936 Bedford Highway
Bedford, NS B4A 3P1

(902)835-2323

bedfordvet.com

Services
 


Now available - Stem cell Regenerative Cell Therapy
Dr. Gillis has been accredited to perform stem cell therapy on companion animals.  Stem cell therapy is a new way to treat difficult and painful conditions such as arthritis of the knee, elbow , and hip, in addition to other soft tissue injuries.  Please visit www.Vet-Stem.com for more information.





Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help your pet avoid serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best. These include:
 

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pet's complete health care needs.  
      
Surgical Services:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite enables us to perform a wide variety of surgical procedures.
   
Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, our patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
   
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders. 

Ultrasound:    We utilize the services of a board-certified radiologist to perform ultrasound examinations on your pet.    

Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services using a sophisticated ECG teletransmitter as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
   
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, tooth extractions, dental xrays, and oral surgery.  Digital dental xrays are taken to look for dental disease below the gumline that may be causing pain.
   
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalyses, and parasite testing. We also have access to specialized veterinary laboratories for advanced diagnostics and consultations.
    
Permanent identification: We offer microchip implantation and registration using international standard AVID microchips.
    
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products, and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription and life-stage diets.
   
Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We can develop a program for the specific needs of your pet and your environmental situation. We will review with you the best way to treat and prevent fleas in your house, in your yard, and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance, and performance.
    
Behavioral Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling, and aggression.

Boarding:  We provide cat boarding as a service to our clients. All boarders receive personal attention from our caring staff. Pets may be dropped off and picked up during regular business hours Monday through Saturday.

Emergency Care:  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies. We are affiliated with the Metro Animal Emergency Clinic in Burnside Business Park.