Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.
Your dog is a loyal and loving companion and friend. If they escape your house or yard to wander and explore, they run the risk of being lost. Sadly, it is very common that a dog may lose their way back home and end up in a shelter. The reality is that a staggering number of dogs are lost in the system because they lack a reliable means of identification once they have been found. At Crossroads Animal Hospital, we recommend that every pet is microchipped for their safety.
How does microchipping work and is it safe for my dog?
A microchip is implanted under the skin, much like giving a vaccination. It is a small chip about the size of a grain of rice. The chip, when scanned, provides an identification number. The microchip number is then called into the pet microchip lookup and recovery service. You will be contacted by that service using your contact information that is on file. Implanting a microchip into your dog is quick, safe, and non-invasive. The injection causes a slight pinch during the procedure, but it is only a small amount of discomfort.
How much does it cost to microchip a dog?
We are happy to discuss the costs associated with microchipping your dog. Please call our office to speak with one of our friendly pet care specialists. We can answer any questions you may have 403-527-2829.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are 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 our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
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. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.
4. NEW PET OWNERS
Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.
5. OPERATING HOURS
We are OPEN with the following hours:
- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Sunday: CLOSED
Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!
- Your dedicated team at Crossroads Animal Hospital