We're pleased to offer the following services at Picton Animal Hospital

Veterinary Services

  • Medical care (health examinations, vaccinations, preventative medicine)
  • Companion animal services (house pets - cats, dogs)
  • Emergency care
  • Dental care (teeth cleaning, required extractions, dental product consultation)
  • Boarding (day-care, extended stay)
  • Nutritional advice
  • Surgery (elective: spay/neuter; non-elective: injury or medical condition)
  • Radiology (x-ray)
  • Diagnostic services (laboratory testing- in-house and reference laboratories)
  • Pain management (rehabilitation, medicine, alternative therapies)
  • Large animal services


Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us immediately so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.

See why Picton and the entire county are talking about us. Make an appointment for your four-legged companion today.

Medical Care, Dental Care, Pet Products

Whether your animal needs routine medical care, dental care, emergency care or boarding, Picton Animal Hospital’s kind, responsible staff is ready. We even sell products like specialty pet foods, pharmaceuticals, health and hygiene products and treats.

Emergency and Urgent Care

    Our Veterinarians and Registered Veterinary Technologists are trained and experienced in dealing with emergency conditions requiring immediate care.  Emergencies such as trauma, allergic reactions, ingestion of toxic substances (eg: chocolate, vermin bait, antifreeze etc.) often require quick treatment to save your pet’s life.  Our hospital provides emergency services during our regular office hours 6 days a week and we are also affiliated with the Pet Hospital of Prince Edward & Hastings County. This is an emergency facility that is open 24 hours on weekends and holidays so you and your pets always have access to emergency and urgent care.  Sometimes non-life threatening but urgent care conditions arise and require treatment before a routine appointment is available.  We are always happy to accommodate our clients when these situations arise.  Your pet’s health is very important to us!

Scope of Service Provided

Picton Animal Hospital has been providing veterinary services in the Prince Edward County area for over 40 years.  Dr. John Hancock and Dr. David Grier have been with the Picton Animal Hospital since 1972 and 1973 respectively, eventually purchasing the practice in 1989.

We provide complete care to all types of animals, both small and large, at our modern well equipped hospital.  Picton Animal Hospital is a complete medical and surgical facility with the ability to perform many of the medical and surgical needs for your pets.  Our practice is equipped with both in house and portable xrays units for radiographic diagnostics and a therapeutic laser that allows us to offer an alternative therapy that is beneficial in a multitude of situations.  In addition we have a mobile Ultrasonographer that will come to our hospital to provide specialized ultrasound diagnostic imaging by appointment.  We also maintain excellent relationships and have personal connections with Specialists at hospitals in Toronto, Ottawa and Guelph.  This allows us to obtain second opinions and offer specialized services by experts in their fields of training.

Our Patients

As a truly mixed practice our veterinarians have the pleasure of caring for many different animals including cats, dogs, cattle (dairy & beef), horses, swine, small poultry flocks, and small ruminants (sheep, goats, alpacas).


Picton Animal Hospital offers discounted services to senior citizens and local area rescue groups. Pre-approval is required to qualify for the rescue group discounts, please call us for more information.

New Patients Receive 10% off First Visit.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


7:30 am - 6: 00 pm


7:30 am - 6:00 pm


7:30 am - 6: 00 pm


7:30 am - 6:00 pm


7:30 am - 6:00 pm


8:00 am - 1:00 pm




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