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Dr. Alana Symington

Veterinarian

Alana received her undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Agricultural Science with a minor in Wildlife from University of British Columbia in 1997. She then graduated with Honours from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She practiced veterinary medicine in Williams Lake B.C. for 6 years and in Balgownie, Australia for 1 year before beginning her work with Manzini in 2009. Her passions in veterinary medicine lie in small animal internal medicine, dental surgery/care, nutrition and opthalmology.

She has 2 sons and 3 fur kids; super dog, Mace, and troublemaker cats, C-for and Bamboo. All 3 were rescued from bad situations and are now the center of their household. Dr. Alana enjoys reading, painting, drawing, crafting of any sort and exploring the beautiful West Coast of Vancouver Island.

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How to Pill Your Cat

Below is a video about how to pill your cat. We usually follow up a pill with water so the pill does not get stuck or our favorite is putting the pill in a small treat to begin with so the experience is not so bad for the cat or you.

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Last updated: October 20, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made 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

Please be aware there may be a time when we will have to close to all services except dire emergencies. We hope that does not happen. We are still booking routine procedures but appointments may be changed on short notice. We continue to monitor the recommendations by Health Canada.

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

- Your dedicated team at Manzini Animal Hospital