Progressive, modern medicine for family pets

Ostrander Vet

332810 Plank Line (Hwy 19)
RR #1 Mt. Elgin ON N0J 1N0 

519-842-7845

–  SERVING  – 

Ostrander • Tillsonburg • Ingersoll • Delhi • Aylmer • Woodstock • London 

 

Current hours
Monday, Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

COVID-19 Policy Update

updated Thurs Jul 23 2020

As Ontario moves through the re-opening phases, we are continually adjusting our clinic protocols as recommended by the Ontario Government and the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association.

LImited public entry is now allowed. This means each appointment may be accompanied by ONE person. Masks are required, and we will likewise wear masks during all interactions with the public. Staff will perform all patient restraint to avoid close contact (sometimes we have to get REALLY close!), and clients will be asked to remain seated in the provided chair.


HOW to visit

Please TEXT us at 519-842-7845 to let us know you have arrived. If you do not have a cell phone, you can check in with the staff member at the door. We will notify you when it is your turn (when there is an exam room available), and you will be able to come in to the clinic.

HOW TO PICK UP FOOD OR MEDICINE

Please call us in advance (1-2 business days if possible) so that we can have it ready for you. Please TEXT us at 519-842-7845 on arrival, or notify the staff member at the door. If there is no one in the reception area, you can come in to pay, but we encourage prepaying for all med or food pick ups.

 

Important Note

 As a final note, please be kind! Everyone has experienced these unprecedented circumstances, and we are doing our very best to be available for our beloved patients. We are very sad to have to say this, but being mean to our staff will not be tolerated!

We are looking forward to seeing you and your pet. 

Sincerely,

Ostrander Veterinary Clinic

Overview

At Ostrander Veterinary Clinic it is our pleasure to offer a warm, caring environment for you and your animals. Our full service hospital strives to offer progressive, modern medicine with an emphasis on disease prevention. 

Services

We provide diligent, attentive care for dogs, cats, rabbits, pigs, guinea pigs, ferrets and more.

In addition to general wellness, we offer services normally found in metropolitan centers like ultrasound, rehabilitation therapy, and digital x-rays.

We have pets, too

Our entire team is dedicated to improving all aspects of your pet’s physical and mental well being.

We consider your pet a member of our extended family and work with enthusiasm, compassion, understanding, and empathy.

Online Supplies

Online Supplies

via MyVetStore.ca

If visiting the clinic for medications or prescription diets is impractical, you are welcome to order online. Items can be picked up at the clinic or delivered to your home, work, or even your cottage.

In addition to these veterinary exclusive items, we also have a selection of toys, treats, and grooming products chosen by veterinarians.


  • Medications
  • Prescription Diets
  • Toys
  • Treats
  • Grooming Products

SHOP NOW

Medications –  Prescription Diets – Toys – Treats – Grooming Products

Pet Care Tips

Health

Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition is an important part of keeping your pet happy and healthy. Every pet has different requirements for activity, growth and play.

read more
Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Learn more about the types, importance, and timing of vaccinations for cats & dogs

read more
Internal Parasites

Internal Parasites

Heartworm, roundworm, and tapeworm are serious and sometimes life-threatening parasites. Learn more about them, their prevention and treatment.

read more
Seizures

Seizures

What is Epilepsy? What Causes Seizures? How Are Seizures Diagnosed? What Can I Do At Home?

read more
External Parasites

External Parasites

Fleas, ticks and ear mites are far more serious than just uncomfortable annoyances. Learn more about them here.

read more
Celebrating Seniors

Celebrating Seniors

Pets as young as 7 may be at an increased risk of developing age-related problems such as arthritis, diabetes, liver and kidney disease.

read more
Ticks and Warm Weather

Ticks and Warm Weather

Did you know that ticks carry diseases that affect both pets and people? What can we do to protect our pets and your family?

read more

Behaviour

Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms

Unfortunately, many dogs are fearful of thunderstorms. Learn more about what you can do to help.

read more
Barking

Barking

Barking is a natural habit of dogs in times of play and warning. However, excessive noise can certainly be problematic. What can be done?

read more
Chewing

Chewing

Chewing and mouthing a a natural part of a dog’s learning and socialization, but destructive chewing can be concerning and should not be ignored.

read more
Biting

Biting

What’s normal and healthy regarding biting? Where and how should we draw the line?

read more
Digging

Digging

Digging is common normal behaviour in dogs that can progress into a destructive habit.

read more
House Soiling

House Soiling

Inappropriate elimination is a common and often frustrating problem for owners of both cats and dogs. Why do they do this? How can we help?

read more
Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

Due to the extreme social and structure pack nature of a dog, their ability to form very strong bonds with family members can sometimes lead to separation anxiety.

read more

New Pets

Crate Training

Crate Training

To your pet, a proper crate is similar to a natural den in the wild. Learn more about crate training and how to create a comfortable safe haven for your dog.

read more
Diet

Diet

Obesity is a serious, although often overlooked, problem with our indoor companions. A good diet helps maintain a healthy body weight and happy pet.

read more
Obedience

Obedience

Puppies start learning as soon as they are born. Obedience training is the core to developing a sound and healthy bond between you and your pet.

read more

Reproduction

Caesarian Section

Caesarian Section

Planned, surgical whelping may be an option when the health of a canine mother or litter is at risk.

read more