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Pocket Pet Services in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Even the tiniest of animals deserve the chance to experience love and care from humans. Here at Southglen Veterinary Hospital we are here to help provide the best treatment and care for your tiny pets so they can live their fullest life. Pocket pets are generally easier to take care of but it never hurts to get a veterinarian perspective on the quality care they need.

What animals are considered pocket pets?

Pocket pets are smaller and oftentimes make adorable companions. Some examples of pocket pets are:

  • Hamster
  • Gerbil
  • Guinea pig
  • Hedgehog
  • Chinchilla
  • Mice
  • When should I schedule an appointment for my pocket pet?

    It is recommended that your smaller furry friends get routine wellness exams every year to detect any illnesses. Additionally if you notice your pet having diarrhea, coughing, sneezing, lumps, or poor hair quality we encourage you to contact our team.


    June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

    With “kitten season” fully underway, shelters will soon be full of cats and kittens in need of loving homes. It is in late spring and early summer when cats often have a litter of kittens. This increases the number of felines that are homeless. Due to higher-than-normal numbers of kittens and cats in shelters at this time of year, June is recognized as Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat month.

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