Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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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 stay in your vehicle in our parking lot and call 403.457.0911, and we'll come to you.

- 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.

- If you do not have a phone or your pet's emergency is immediately life-threatening, please come to the front door and ring the bell located to the right of the door.

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

- Your McKnight Veterinary Team