Bibby Home Wellness Vet: Service On-Site

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Travelling to my patients’ homes allows me to offer a service in a unique way. Many times it is easier for the animal and the owner to have someone go to them.

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Healthy pets are happy pets, which is why Dr. Richard Bibby provides on-site vet services for household pets and small ruminants.

“My business provides at-home veterinary service, this is very beneficial for animals that may become stressed leaving home or travelling. It also benefits senior animals that have mobility issues, and pet owners who also may find travel an issue for one reason or another,” he says.

Dr. Bibby’s experience spans more than 50 years. He was raised on a farm in rural Alberta and developed a lifelong interest in small animals, horses and livestock. After graduating from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon

in 1973, Dr Bibby entered mixed animal practice in Alberta providing care for both large and small animals. Over the years he has transitioned to small animal practice.

“I do enjoy it. I love it,” he smiles. “I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine. Travelling to my patients’ homes allows me to offer a service in a unique way. Many times it is easier for the animal and the owner to have someone go to them. While there is certainly a need and a lot of value in any type of veterinary practice (on-site, mobile, pet hospital), I’m happy I can fill this niche for pet and small ruminant animal owners in Okotoks, High River, Foothills, Calgary and the surrounding areas.”

Services provided include:

  • Annual Wellness Exams: Comprehensive checkups that cover vaccinations, microchipping, and parasite protection.
  • Diagnostic Procedures and Treatments: Identifying and treating illnesses with an approach tailored to each pet’s needs.
  • Orthomolecular Nutrition: Providing nutritional counseling that supports the pet’s health based on their specific dietary requirements.
  • Physical Examinations: Thorough physical assessments to monitor the overall health and detect any issues early.
  • Small Ruminant Services: Specialized care for smaller farm animals, acknowledging their unique health needs.
  • Senior Pet Wellness: Focused attention on the health, comfort, and quality of life of aging pets, managing age-related conditions proactively.
  • Minor Surgical Procedures: Performing minor surgeries on-site with pain control, sedation, and local anesthetic.
  • Euthanasia Services: Compassionate end-of-life care that respects the dignity of the pet and the feelings of the family.

Accommodating the busy lives of pet owners, flexible scheduling allows for veterinary care that fits into the owner’s timetable, providing an added layer of convenience. Additionally, this approach to veterinary service minimizes the risk of exposure to other sick animals, thereby enhancing the safety and well-being of your pet.

Dr Bibby’s hours are from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday. These extended hours provide an evening option for those that need after work appointments.

The goal of Bibby Home Wellness Vet is to bring personalized, compassionate veterinary services directly to the homes and acreages of pet and small ruminant owners in the Okotoks, High River, Foothills, Calgary and surrounding areas. This innovative service model not only reduces the stress and anxiety that can be associated with veterinary visits for both pets and their owners but also offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of each animal. Learn more today online.


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