Pet Care

Pet Care

From overall health to dental care. We offer anything you need to keep your pet happy and healthy.

New to Clinic

Welcome to our clinic. If you have not seen us before please go ahead and fill out our Intake Form online. Click the icon to go to the form.

Shop Online

You can now shop for products online. Click the icon to be taken to our shop.

Who we are


We are a state-of-the-art veterinary centre located in the heart of Cochrane’s Historic Downtown. Our facility is fully staffed with a veterinary team that has extensive experience in all aspects of companion animal medicine surgery and emergency procedures.

Meet Our Team

Please note that although we are open at 7:30 am Monday through Friday we do not have a doctor in the building until approximately 8:45 am.


Our Services

  • Wellness
  • Dentistry
  • Nutritional Counselling
  • Therapeutic Laser
  • Diagnostics
  • Anesthesia/Surgery
  • Rainbow Bridge

At Arrowhead Veterinary Center, we believe that good preventive care is a key component in keeping our pets healthy and happy. We recommend that pets come in for regular wellness consultations – annual exams for younger pets and twice annually for seniors.  At these consultation appointments, our veterinarians will perform a complete physical examination including […]

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Dental health has become well recognized as an important component of your pet’s overall health. Dental disease in pets has been linked to chronic pain as well as heart, liver and kidney disease. When your pet is in for a medical or wellness appointment, one of our veterinarians will examine their teeth and look for […]

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Similar to people, good nutrition for our pets can make a huge difference in how they feel, their activity level and their overall wellness. At Arrowhead Veterinary Centre, our veterinarians, animal health technologists and support staff are all well trained and knowledgeable about different aspects of animal nutrition. We regularly attend continuing education courses on […]

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At Arrowhead Veterinary Centre, we offer therapeutic laser as a potential treatment for various painful conditions. Therapeutic lasers are also called “cold” lasers. Laser light at a specific wavelength is delivered to tissues to increase circulation, simulate the immune system and increase collagen and muscle tissue development. Therapeutic lasers have been identified to reduce pain and inflammation of tissues and encourage healing.

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Arrowhead Veterinary Center has many in-house diagnostics available to allow for quick turnaround of testing. This helps us diagnose and treat your pet in the fastest and most efficient manner possible.

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Our veterinarians are dedicated to providing our clients and their pets with the safest and most effective anesthesia and surgery. Many of our clients have some anxiety when their pet needs surgery. We tailor our anesthesia and surgery to each individual patient and stay current on the therapies and medications useful for each procedure.

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The toughest decision we will ever make for our pets is deciding about euthanasia. Euthanasia is inducing death in an animal to relieve pain and suffering. Some of these animals will be quite elderly while unfortunately others are younger.

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What our clients say

Arrowhead Vet is the best in Cochrane. I’ve been going with my little Morkie for the past 3 years and my new little addition-(a Yorkie)-has started to visit this friendly and knowledgeable facility as well. I highly recommend Arrowhead Vet!!

Shannon O.

Cochrane Area

Thanks to Dr. Charlene and Arrowhead #dukethebostonterrier will recover from three hours of dental surgery with none of the pain he’s been dealing with since he was a puppy ( puppy mill rescue we think is about 7 ). They will also take care of #dixiethebostonterrier with preventative dental work so she grows up into an even happier adult dog. They take care of all of our four legged kids. 4 dogs and 3 cats.

Jackie K.

Cochrane Area

Arrowhead exceeded my expectations. The Vet was very knowledgeable and the staff were very supportive and attentive.

Greg P.

Cochrane area

Arrowhead makes my family feel like their family. They are honest and take extra care with my poodle. A few years ago we nearly lost Loki at the young age of 1 year because he had ingested 4 socks while in another persons care. We knew he had a “passion” for socks and had warned his puppy sitter who was adamant that he had no had access to her footwear. Libby and her team took a look at an X-ray and said “he’s eaten something and it’s blocking his gut even though we can’t see it”. They told me to get him down to the Pet Care centre in Calgary right away as he would need an emergency surgery.

The Care Centre confirmed the diagnosis and did the life saving surgery overnight on a Good Friday. It look Loki about 8 weeks to recover and regain motility in his intestinal track. During the entire time Arrowhead was there for us and with us during the ordeal. We visited at least once a week as he struggled through with ups and downs. Loki lost about 15 pounds off his 70 lb frame. He was just skin and bones but he made it. This year Loki is a happy 3 1/2 year old and had a great annual check up where Libby reported him as being healthy happy and a great weight…. but still has a nose for socks… which are locked down like gold in our household…

I can’t thank Libby and her team enough for what they did.

Marianne S.

Marianne S.

Latest News

We want to update everyone with the current COVID-19 protocols here at the clinic.

Opening Hours
Mon: 7.30am - 5.30pm
Tues: 7.30am - 5.30pm
Weds: 7.30am - 5.30pm
Thurs: 7.30am - 5.30pm
Fri: 7.30am - 5.30pm
Sat: 9.00am - 2.00pm
Sun: Closed

We are open at 7.30am during the week for surgery drop-offs, food and prescription pick-ups.
Admittance times for surgery drop-offs will be arranged prior to the date of surgery.
As always, our scheduled appointments start at 9:00am.

Telephone Number: 403-932-2370
Text: 587-802-3792 (Please do not use this number for emergencies)

Please text us when you reach the clinic to drop-off/collect you pet or pick-up food, medications and supplies.

We have an online store where you can order food, treats, supplements and a large range of pet products. Please go to our home page and click on “Shop” in the top right-hand corner. At the top of the Store page, click Log In if you’ve already set-up an account or Register to start shopping from the comfort of your own home.

We also now have a Clinic App which allows you to book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and communicate with us. Please go to the App Store or Google Play and search for the Pet Health Network App. Once downloaded, text us at 587-802-3792 for your access code.

  • Appointments: We are continuing with our closed-door policy, to help us continue to provide care for your pets and protect you, your family and our wonderful team. At present, we are still providing all routine services including annual wellness exams, vaccinations, dentals, spays and neuters. We hope to continue to provide these services, but this could change should the current public health situation deteriorate.
    We ask that you notify the clinic in advance should any of your household be sick or have encountered situations where they may have been directly exposed to COVID-19.
  • Exams and Treatments: When you arrive at the clinic, please text us at 587-802-3792 and one of our support staff will come to assist you. You will be asked about the health of your household and any recent travel. Your pet will be taken for the appointment and we ask that you return to your vehicle and be available for the Doctor or Technician to call you. Once the appointment has finished, our Receptionist will call you for payment and your pet will be returned to you. Any exceptions to this policy will be made at the Doctor’s discretion.
  • Surgery: When you arrive at the clinic, please text us at 587-802-3792 and one of our support staff will come to collect your pet. You will be asked to return to your vehicle and our Receptionists will call to check the health of your household relating to COVID-19 and then complete the Surgery Consent form. When your pet is ready to leave the clinic, one of our Technicians will call you to discuss the discharge instructions for your pet’s post-surgery care.
  • End of life: We understand these appointments are emotional and you will want to be with your pet at this difficult time. We are allowing entry to the clinic, but would ask you to please try and limit those present so we can follow required COVID-19 protocols. Everyone will be asked to sanitize their hands and wear a mask and these will be available free of charge for those who do not have one. Please keep your mask on at all times. We will also need to complete the Alberta Health Services COVID-19 questionnaire with you.
    We will continue to work with you during this difficult time to ensure that your pet receives any and all care that they need, whilst protecting everyone as best we can.

From our family to yours, please stay safe and thank you for your continued patience and understanding during these unprecedented times.

Dr. Libby and the Arrowhead Team