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.
NOTICE: We are currently not allowing clients into the treatment rooms, and have resumed our drop off service until further notice.
OUR EMERGENCY CARE SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE:
SUNDAY to WEDNESDAY: 24- HOUR **Please note, there is no 24-hours urgent care services Thursday to Saturday at this time**
OUR PRIMARY CARE HOURS ARE AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT OR WALK-IN : MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.(Last patient intake at 3:30pm) ***No clients allowed into the appointment. Exceptions made for after-care owners.***
Our #1 concern is keeping both you and your pets safe. We are following the AHS Guidelines to keep you safe. Please keep 6 kitties apart, mask up, and sanitize when entering our premises.
We are working hard to serve you better and improve our practice. We sincerely appreciate your patience, kindness, and understanding during this time while we battle the COVID-19 Pandemic, in addition to our hospital renovations, and staff shortages.
For urgent medical help outside of our hours, please contact: 1. Fish Creek Hospital - (403) 873-1700 2. Western Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Centre - (403) 770 -1340 3. VCA Canada CARE Centre - (403) 520-8387 4. Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency - (403) 995-3270
For non- urgent care outside of our hours, please contact: 1. Edgemont Veterinary Clinic - (403) 239-4657 2. Airdrie Animal Clinic - (403) 948-3619