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Pocket Pet Services

Pocket pets pack a punch in personality and fun. They make great companions for children and kids at heart. Our veterinary team is happy to support you and your fun-sized friend along their health journey. In addition to regular visits, it’s also important to be vigilant for any sudden changes in your pet’s health. If you have any concerns about your pocket pet, please contact us at 705.476.3913.

What are common health issues pocket pets have?

Pocket pets like hamsters, guinea pigs and mice are more likely to carry certain diseases but with proper and regular health checkups, we can help mitigate the risk of some diseases and health concerns. These include:

  • Leptospirosis
  • Salmonellosis (from the same bacteria that causes salmonella)
  • Tumors
  • Parasite infections
  • Skin conditions

    What signs should I look out for?

    If you notice any of the below signs, please contact our veterinary team for support. They could be a sign of underlying health issues. Some signs include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Runny nose
  • Runny eyes
  • Hair loss (i.e. bald patches)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea

  • Last updated: November 29, 2021

    Dear Clients,

    With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

    1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

    This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

    2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

  • Continue with mandatory mask wearing when inside our facility.
  • Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
  • Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
  • 3. OPERATING HOURS

    We are OPEN with the following hours:

    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    *We are closed daily between 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm (Monday – Friday).

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - Your dedicated team at Airport Animal Hospital