It is easy to find a veterinarian for small animals such as dogs and cats. However, if you have an exotic pet such as a lizard, bird or rodent, you may need to do a bit more searching to find a suitable veterinarian. Ask if the clinic provides services for your pet, if not, they may be able to recommend another clinic that will.
There are many veterinarian clinics in Toronto, but only one that provides emergency 24 hour care. The Veterinary Emergency Clinic has two locations, one at 920 Yonge Street, and the other at 280 Sheppard Ave. East, in the north part of Toronto. For more information, click the above link. For a complete list of Toronto veterinarians, click here
All Canadian Veterinarians must be certified by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. Be sure to check for your vet’s certificate before leaving your pet in their care.
Torontodogs.com maintains an up-to-date list of veterinarians who specialize in dog care. Click the link to find a vet in your area.
Toronto Cat Rescue is a great resource for cat owners living in Toronto. Click the link to their website to learn more.
For large animals such as horses, inquire at the stables where you choose to board your animal. They will likely have a veterinarian that they use. Likewise, ask them about the other professionals such as farriers that are used by their clients. Most barn owners are happy to help their clients with finding suitable professional help.