Farm and Large Animal Services

At South Shore, we treat cherished pets and animals of all shapes and sizes, whether they live on your couch, in the chicken coop or in your stables! (Click here for our equine services.) We provide a full range of care both in our hospital and on your property through our mobile unit. Please don’t hesitate to call us at 902.543.5602 for specific inquiries about your farm and large animal needs.

What services do you offer for farm and large animals?

Some of the services we offer include:

  • X-rays and ultrasounds
  • Vaccinations
  • Dentistry
  • Surgery
  • Veterinary exams
  • Euthanasia
  • …and more!

Please call us to learn more about our complete range of treatments.

What type of farm and large animals do you treat?

Our veterinarians care for patients such as llamas, horses, pigs, chickens, goats, cows and everything in between!

Can you treat farm or large animals on my property?

Absolutely! We are the premier large animal veterinary center in the area. With our mobile unit, we can visit you at your farm, stables or property and treat your cherished animals. We can perform diagnostics (e.g. ultrasounds, bloodwork), visual exams, certain surgical procedures, and other services wherever the patient is located. Please be advised, however, that certain treatments may need to be completed in our hospital. We will provide you with the help to go to our building upon request.


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Last updated: May 5, 2022.

Dear Clients,

We are happy to welcome all clients back inside our hospital! Here is what to expect when you visit our hospital:

1. Face masks are now only required in the exam rooms.

2. Please email your order request to prescriptions@southshorevetservices.ca as our phone lines are very busy. Please include your pet’s name, the client name on file and the phone number on file as well as specific medications/food needed. We require 24 business hours for processing prescription refills.

3. We are now allowing clients to come in to the hospital to pick up orders that require payment.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. We are looking forward to seeing you all again.

- The team at South Shore Veterinary Hospital