2024, 2060 Symons Valley Pkwy, NW Calgary, AB T3P 0M9
Mon - Fri: 7:30 Am - 8 Pm Sat: 9 Am - 5 Pm
Finding inspiration in every patient visit

About Us​

Our team of dedicated veterinary professionals pour their hearts and souls into caring for your pets. We challenge ourselves to be the best we can be by upholding accreditation on more than 900 standards of veterinary excellence. Why? Because your pet deserves nothing less. 


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Our Story

Healthy Paws Forward Veterinary Hospital was founded with a commitment to providing current diagnostic tools, reliable treatments, and enriching options in a truly caring environment that prioritizes each individual client and their pet. We understand the importance of trust in your veterinary professional, and our goal is to earn and maintain your trust by working collaboratively to care for your pet. Together, we aim to provide the best possible solutions for a happy, healthy life for your pet.

We’re firm believers that prevention is the best medicine, and our everyday vet care covers dogs, cats, ferrets, and even exotic pets. Accidents can and do happen, and in those times, we offer emergency vet care for all pets, with a particular expertise in ferret medicine and surgery.

You might be wondering, are we pet owners too? The answer is a resounding yes! As fellow pet lovers, we strive to explore every available option for your pet’s care, making each recommendation with the utmost concern for you and your pet.

Are you looking for a reliable vet that aligns with you and your pet’s needs? We’d love to meet you. Schedule a visit, or just stop by to say hi. We encourage clients and their pets to familiarize themselves with our hospital before their scheduled exams to make the experience as comfortable as possible for your pets.

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Our Mission

Situated in the heart of the Evanston neighborhood in Calgary, our vet hospital is deeply committed to providing the highest standard of care for your cherished pets. Our mission is to cultivate a warm, welcoming environment where your pets feel safe and loved, and where you can feel assured of the quality of care they receive.

Understanding that your pets are cherished family members and not just animals, we approach every appointment with compassion and care. We take the time to personally get to know both you and your pets, as we believe strong client relationships lay the groundwork for optimal care for your pet companions.

Our experienced and knowledgeable team are committed to staying up to date on the latest veterinary techniques and treatments, ensuring your pets receive the best possible care. We are proponents of a preventative approach to veterinary medicine and work closely with our clients to maintain their pets’ health and happiness throughout their lives.

At our hospital, we aspire to be more than just a place you visit for your pets’ medical care. We aim to be a trusted partner in their well-being, and a supportive friend to you, the pet owner. We are here to answer any queries you might have and provide the guidance and support you need to help your pets live their best lives.

Thank you for considering our veterinary hospital for all your pets’ veterinary needs. We look forward to welcoming you and your pets into our warm and caring community.

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Our Vision

Our vision at the veterinary hospital located in the Evanston neighborhood of Calgary is to be a leading provider of compassionate and high-quality veterinary care for pets in our community. We aspire to be a trusted resource for pet owners, offering innovative and advanced medical treatments and technologies, while always staying true to our values of warmth, empathy, and integrity.

Healthy Paws Forward Veterinary Hospital envisions a future where every pet in our community has access to the best possible care, and where pet owners feel empowered to make informed decisions about their pets’ health and well-being. We strive to be a leader in preventative care, partnering with our clients to help pets live long, healthy, and happy lives.

Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where pets and their owners feel like part of our extended family. We believe in treating every pet with the same love and respect as if they were our own, and we will always go above and beyond to provide exceptional care and support for our patients and their families.

We are committed to continuous learning and improvement, staying up to date on the latest veterinary medical advancements and techniques. Through our dedication to excellence and our unwavering commitment to our patients and clients, we aim to be the veterinary hospital of choice for pet owners in the Evanston neighborhood and beyond.

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Our Values

At Healthy Paws Forward Veterinary Hospital, our values are the foundation of everything we do. They guide our decisions, actions, and interactions with our patients, clients, and team members. Our core values are:

  1. Compassion: We believe that every pet deserves to be treated with kindness, empathy, and respect. We approach every patient and client with compassion and understanding, recognizing that each pet is a unique individual with their own needs and personality.

  2. Integrity: We are committed to operating with honesty, transparency, and ethical principles. We believe in doing the right thing, even when it’s not the easy thing, and we strive to earn and maintain the trust of our clients and team members.

  3. Excellence: We hold ourselves to the highest standards of veterinary medicine and provide exceptional care for every patient. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement, staying up to date on the latest medical advancements and techniques to deliver the best possible care.

  4. Collaboration: We believe in working together as a team, with our clients and their pets, to achieve the best possible outcomes. We value open communication and encourage our clients to be active participants in their pets’ health care.

  5. Community: We are proud to be a part of the Evanston neighborhood in Calgary and are committed to giving back to our community. We believe in supporting local organizations and initiatives that align with our values and mission.

These values are at the core of our veterinary hospital, and we strive to embody them in everything we do. They define who we are as a team and guide us in providing the highest standard of care for our patients and clients.

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