Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Melissa Richard

Practice Manager
Melissa joined our team in September of 2008 as a Veterinary Assistant and she recently moved into the role of Practice Manager. Melissa’s responsibilities include assisting both Dr. Wurdell and the Veterinary Technicians in delivering care to pets who are visiting Muskoka Animal Hospital for appointments or procedures, as well as ensuring the maintenance of our medical equipment and facility. Melissa also ensures the safety and comfort of all of our patients. During busier times at the hospital, she can be found helping out the receptionist, warmly greeting clients and their pets, and assisting with scheduling. Melissa shares her life and love with her 3 sons, Jared, Jett, and Knox.

Last updated: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 15, 2020 some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

Your dedicated team at Muskoka Animal Hospital