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Heather Schmitt



At Elk Lake Veterinary Hospital, we are committed to providing high-quality patient care and client service in an environment that is as safe and comfortable as possible for the community we serve. As we continue to navigate a landscape that…
Heather Schmitt
May 27, 2022
Senior Pets

Aging Gracefully

Supporting Your Senior Canine Many elements that we often think of as inevitable aspects of getting older - decreased energy levels, stiffness and reluctance to move, general grumpiness - are in fact signs and symptoms of discomfort. This discomfort is…
Heather Schmitt
March 30, 2022
Dental Health

Tender Teeth? Choose Soft Foods

AFTER DENTAL DAY | Simple Soft Food Options for Dogs For the first few meals after your dog’s dental procedure, their teeth and gums will likely be a little tender. Particularly if they have had one or more teeth extracted,…
Heather Schmitt
March 22, 2022


At Elk Lake Veterinary Hospital, our highest priority continues to be providing the highest quality of patient care, client service, and staff safety. We are so grateful for the support we have received from our clients and community as we…
Heather Schmitt
March 11, 2022
Pets at Home

Nixing Travel Nausea

Creating Comfortable Car Rides A visit to the vet may not always be your companion’s favourite activity (although we certainly do our best to make each visit a positive one!). If your pet suffers from anxiety or nausea during car…
Heather Schmitt
March 10, 2022