Your Local Vet Clinic and Animal Hospital
4213 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton AB

4213 Calgary Trail NW

Edmonton AB, T6J 5P4

(587) 557-2210

Your Local Vet Clinic and Animal Hospital

ALL ABOUT PUPPIES Make Sure To Read This Before You Get A Puppy

If you are thinking about getting a puppy, but you are not quite sure yet, or just want to do some more research about it, you have come to the right page. We recommend getting a puppy or a dog that suits your lifestyle.

This dog breed selector tool is a good reference as it makes you think about things that didn’t even cross your mind. Even if you are thinking of getting a rescue dog and not a purebred, this tool can be a good source for knowing personalities of different dog breeds and to know what you want or not want in a puppy. You can look for hypoallergenic dog breeds like Poodles, hounds, terriers and many more.

If you are thinking about getting a purebred animal, it pays to do your research about different breeds. We are commonly asked about breeder suggestions. We do not offer breeder recommendations. But we do advise that you ask your breeders some of these questions before getting your new companion.

We do work with local rescue organizations, so please be sure to check out their pages as well. Click here to open the page for a list of rescue organizations that we work with.

Another commonly asked question is whether one should get pet insurance or not. From an animal health perspective, pet insurance is a great idea. However, things get a bit tricky from a personal financial viewpoint. This article that covers these issues in detail and will give you a better idea of the costs and benefits of pet insurance. For example, insurance for a young Labrador (~25kg in weight and 2 years of age) is around $140 per month with a $500 deductible. It’s higher ($190) with a lower deductible ($200). This varies from company to company and what coverage you are getting.

You can get a quote directly from Trupanion, Petsecure, Pet Plan and Pets Plus Us. There are many more pet insurance companies that we work with. 

Please contact us if you have more questions. We will be happy to help you.

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