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Dr. Abigail Picyk


Originally from Ancaster, Ontario, Dr. Abigail Picyk obtained a Bachelor of Science in Zoology at the University of Guelph. After spending her high school and undergraduate years working in animal hospitals, wildlife rehabs and zoos, Dr. Picyk decided to pursue veterinary medicine and completed her DVM at the Ontario Veterinary College. Following graduation, Dr. Picyk packed up her life with her dog Finnigan and moved to Calgary to start her career at McKnight 24 Hour Veterinary Hospital.

Dr. Picyk has a special interest in emergency and exotic animal medicine and embraces the challenge and variety both provide. In her free time, Dr. Picyk enjoys spending time outside with her pup, hiking, travelling and watching reality TV.


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McKnight Veterinary Hospital is committed to doing everything possible to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

As part of this commitment, effective immediately, McKnight Veterinary Hospital will be instituting the following precautionary protocol to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

For the safety of yourself, our staff, and the community, clients will not be allowed to enter the building.


If possible, please call us at 403.457.0911

to let us know you are on the way so that we can be prepared to meet you upon your arrival at the hospital. When you arrive, please come up to the door with your pet. We will be out to help you as soon as possible.

Prescription and food will be available for pick-up between 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. This will allow our team to focus on emergencies overnight.

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Reminder: Wait times are very long so please be patient with us as we do our best to accommodate everyone. Polite and courteous treatment of staff is required. We are trying our best to provide care for your pets. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

- Your McKnight Veterinary Team