The Rapids Veterinary Hospital

1403 Michigan Ave
Sarnia, ON N7S OB1



Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual comprehensive physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  
Surgical Services:  Our surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.
Anesthesia:  We try to minimize anesthetic risk by conducting a thorough physical exam and presurgical bloodwork on all anesthetic candidates.  Our patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures using monitors and a qualified staff member.   
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.
Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site.
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing,  tooth extractions and minor oral surgery.
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and intestinal parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification.
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.

Behavioural Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression.

Puppy Socialization Classes:  For our clients we offer a six week puppy socialization class for puppies between the ages of 12 and 20 weeks. 

Emergency Care:  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies..