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. Courtney Porter


Dr. Courtney is originally from Newfoundland. She graduated from Dalhousie University Agriculture Campus in 2017 and then went on to pursue her veterinary career at the Atlantic Veterinary College in PEI, graduating in 2020. She has a special interest in exotics and behavioural medicine.

When she is not at work she will be out exploring the mountains hiking, reading or painting. She has three cats, a husky, a snake and a gecko who have all travelled across Canada to enjoy Calgary as their new home.

Brought our little guy in for a broken dew claw, the staff were very helpful.

Nicole Garland

We very recently lost our pet, The vets and staff at McKnight have been unbelievable in his care over the…

Scott Roberts

I was impressed regarding the cost for the spay of my two dogs. The contact post surgery and the in…

Allicia Ensor

Had to rush my 9 year old cat who had saddle thrombus at 2am in the morning last week. All…

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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