What distinguishes us
Our objective is to establish clear communication with our clients in order to understand their needs and expectations. Medical conditions can sometimes be complex. Precise explanations about our diagnostic methods and therapies may make all the difference in understanding the situation and making important and just decisions about your pets. Our veterinarians take the time to listen in an atmosphere of respect and to analyse the information carefully to better guide you to choose the best possible treatments.
Our veterinarians are available for our clients and never hesitate to follow-up after a consultation, a hospitalization, or a surgery. We return our clients’ phone calls every day. We understand the importance of feeling supported by your chosen medical team.
Hôpital Vétérinaire de L’Île-Perrot is a rare establishment in Quebec in that it offers specialty care for exotic animals (birds, reptiles, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, small rodents, ferrets, hedgehogs). Dr Maude Lebeau, head of the exotic animal department, takes great pleasure in caring for your exotics, whether they have feathers, shells, scales, hair, or quills!
We are equiped with an incubator, terrariums complete with heat lamps for reptiles, dental instruments for rabbits and small rodents, specialised anesthetic materials for small exotic mammals, birds, and reptiles (endotracheal tubes and specialised anesthetic masks), surgical instruments for exotics, a heated surgical table, etc. Our pharmacy carries a variety of products used solely for the treatment of exotic animal illnesses.
Dr Annik Hemmings is passionate about the illnesses that effect the eyes of your animal companions. She possesses an expertise in ophthalmology (see Our team) which allows her to perform a variety of ocular procedures and surgeries.
The following is a list of some of the ophthalmologic procedures and surgeries available in our hospital.
A surgical microscope is used for specific surgical procedures that require the magnification of the delicate structures of the eyes, as well as to accurately guide the very fine suture material used. An Optivisor (magnifier glass) is used for ophthalmologic exam , Tono Vet instrument is available for tonometry (eye pressure measuring for diagnosis of glaucoma or uveitis).
Dr. Pierre Gagnon is fascinated by the sometimes complicated dental surgery cases in cats and dogs. As well as regularly attending seminars in dentistry and soft tissue surgery , he spends many hours performing dental surgery and has perfected his techniques, thanks to his endless patience and tireless perseverance. Dr. Gagnon is an equally talented general surgeon.