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Secord Animal Hospital

3211 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4N 2L8

(416) 486-1700

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (6 reviews) Average Rating Over Time
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Hours: m-f 8a-7p, sa 8a-2p
Status: Open
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, Cash, Interac


Secord Animal Hosptial offers these services: veterinarian.
by ourbis on November 07, 2013 from ourbis


Do not take your pet here at all costs!: After diagnosing our pet with Cushing's disease, The vet gave the Trilostane treatment to our pet. At that time our pet had already been diagnosed with Stage 2 kidney disease. Despite repeated insistence from us that we had read that pets with kidney disease should at all costs not be taking Trilostane, and that we noticed our pet eating less and had started vomiting repeatedly, the vet reassured us that our pet was alright and should keep taking the medication. In addition, we overheard the staff stating to each other that even though our pet was supposed to be taking the treatment at a dosage of 15, they prescribed him with capsules with a dosage of 20 simply because they didn't have the other dosage of medication in stock. <br/><br/>Within 2 months, our pet's kidney values had increased from 200 (stage 2) to over 700 (well over the stage 4 minimum of 500). Complications from his kidney led to liver and pancreas issues, and a gallbladder mucous seal. We brought our pet to an emergency 24 hour pet care hospital. After one week they were unable to permanently lower his kidney values. He was too weak to endure gallbladder surgery, and we had to put him down<br/><br/>Throughout this whole time, Dr. Cormier had been on vacation after the initial diagnosis, and all the remaining vets in the clinic passed my pet around to one another through multiple rounds of blood tests, X-rays, and ultrasounds, in order to shed responsibility. By the end, even though Dr. Cormier had returned, refused to see him when he came in because he realized he had wrongfully prescribed my pet the wrong treatment. Do not take your dog here due to their irresponsible and unsympathetic nature.
Rated 1 stars by Shantel Tse on September 15, 2016
Vet in Toronto: The Secord Animal Hospital is definitely the best vet in the city. They are so warm and welcoming to your pet. I've had some bad experiences in the past with other vets, but never this one. Check it out for yourself!
Rated 5 stars by DeWayne on July 27, 2011
Friendly Envorninment: I Brought my dog here for a visit after finding about Secord Animal Hospital through a friend. The staff was very friendly and they took care of my dog like it was family. The vet was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Rated 5 stars by Big Ticket on April 25, 2011
Great Vet in Toronto: I found this Vet after being told about it from a friend. They treated my dog like it was their own. Def. going back there again.
Rated 5 stars by Dee Jay on December 16, 2010

Information from the business

Established in 1937 by the late Dr. Alan Secord, Secord is one of the oldest small animal hospitals in Toronto.
by facebook on October 29, 2011 from facebook
Our goal is to maintain your pet's health through a full and long life. We are committed to working with you to reach this goal. We see this as a team effort between yourself and our staff and expertise. We welcome your thoughts, suggestions and comments.
by n49 on September 06, 2011 from n49
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