Blog: Services

Weight Management for Pets

It’s a sad reality that many pets are overweight or obese. As their guardian, you’re in charge of your pet’s health which includes their weight. Problems with weight can also go the other way when pets are underweight, which is sometimes identifiable by visible bones protruding under the skin with...

Veterinary Referrals

Whether you have been referred to us by a friend, family or by your primary veterinarian Ambassador Animal Hospital is pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want to thank you for entrusting us with your pet’s healthcare. 

Veterinary Exam

Regardless of what age your pet is, they need to have regular doctor’s checkups. A veterinary exam can catch an illness before it’s too late and re-evaluate the care they require. Think of veterinary exams as the routine doctor visit that humans have. Your pet needs at least one veterinary...

Vaccinations for Puppies and Dogs

Vaccines are the first form of protection you can give your loyal companion. By improving their immunity you prevent them from catching diseases that have the potential to cause irreparable harm. At our hospital, we understand the importance of vaccines and so we work with pet parents to determine the...

Vaccinations for Kittens and Cats

Vaccines are an important part of the preventative care we offer to your cherished pet. By getting your pet vaccinated, you protect them from diseases in a safe and inexpensive way. Once we create a vaccination schedule for your pet we make sure they get all the vaccines they need...

Ultrasound and X-ray Services

Our team performs diagnostic testing when your pet is showing symptoms of illness. Two important tools we may use are ultrasounds and X-rays (radiographs). These types of diagnostics show us pictures of what’s happening inside your pet without performing surgery. X-rays use a safe amount of radiation light that is...

Surgical Services for Pets

Your pet undergoing surgery can cause a lot of anxiety and stress. At Ambassador Animal Hospital, we want you to know that your loyal companion is safe with us. Being pet parents ourselves, we can empathize with your feelings and we do everything in our power to ensure your pet...

Spay and Neutering for Pets

Spaying and neutering are medical procedures that remove your pet’s reproductive organs. There are many benefits for your pet if they have the surgery. Mainly, it stops your furry pal from having unwanted litters, which reduces strays and overpopulation in humane shelters. Some other benefits of the surgeries are that...

Senior Care for Pets

The golden years of your pet’s life are to be treasured, as you continue to give them extra quality care and love. Getting older means your pet will become more delicate, but with a modified care plan you can spend many more years with them. At Ambassador Animal Hospital, we...

Parasite Control and Prevention

We’ve all heard about fleas and ticks but those are just a few of the parasites that can cause harm to your loyal companion. Other dangerous parasites include mites, lice, worms and coccidia. Without treatment a parasitic infection can lead to organ damage, pain and serious illnesses like Lyme disease....

Nutrition Counselling for Pets

Giving your cherished pet the best care means that you are catering to all of their dietary needs. Feeding your pet is much more than just choosing age-appropriate packaged foods for them. You want to make sure their foods are balanced and give them sustenance. The dietary needs of your...

Microchipping for Pets

You can take as many precautions as possible but all it takes is for a gate to be left open or a broken leash for you to be separated from your pet. In the event that this happens, you want to have a backup plan in place. This is where...

Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is a drug-free and non-invasive procedure that can help heal your loyal companion. If your furry friend suffers from chronic pain or needs to recover from surgeries or injuries, we may recommend laser therapy. This form of therapy has proven to be successful as most patients see results/improvement...

Heartworm Testing

Heartworms are parasites that live inside pets. The worms are transmitted to your pet when an infected mosquito bites them. The worms can mature and reproduce. While inside your pet, they can grow up to a foot long. When your pet is infected the worms can block major blood vessels...

Euthanasia Services for Pets

Saying goodbye and letting your pet go is not an easy decision to make. It will leave a void in your family that can never be filled. We have our own pets too, and have built strong bonds with our patients, so we understand the emotional pain that will follow....

Deworming Services for Pets

The worms that infect your pet are nothing like the ones you find in the soil. These worms can make your pet seriously ill and can even cause death when left untreated. Some of these harmful parasites include ringworm, whipworm, tapeworm, roundworm, hookworm and heartworm. Also, please keep in mind...

Dermatology Services for Pets

Just like us, your pet’s skin plays an important part in protecting its internal organs and structures. The skin is their largest organ and it is fairly easy to spot any abnormalities just by looking at them. There are many irritants in your pet’s environment that can cause them to...

Dental Care Services for Pets

Everyone loves showing their pet affection which oftentimes means you are very close to their face and mouth. It is not uncommon to hear pet parents say their pet has “doggy breath.” What many people don’t know is that “doggy breath” is not healthy even though it has been normalized....

Bloodwork Services for Pets

Just a small sample of your furry family member’s blood can give us a wealth of information about their overall wellbeing. It can help us detect any underlying health issues they may have, as well as provide us baseline information about them that is useful now and in the years...

Behavioural Counselling

When you first meet your loyal companion, you don't anticipate that they could become disruptive. As adorable as they are, unfortunately sometimes it is difficult to control their behaviour. This is when you can turn to us for assistance. Our hospital has experts to provide behavioural therapy. We are here...

Arthritis Services for Pets

Arthritis is very common in older pets, but there are other reasons why pets can develop the condition. Many factors play into your pet having arthritis such as their lifestyle, previous injuries and their weight. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis that affects pets. The disease commonly affects...