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Dr. Lorenza Malaguti

Medical Director

Dr. Malaguti graduated in 2014 from St. George’s University with honours, where she spent her final year of clinical studies at Cornell University. Following graduation, she completed a rotating internship at Western Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Centre and focused her medicine towards emergency and critical care.

Given her love for teaching, she worked closely with the University of Calgary to teach surgical skills to 3rd year students and anatomy class to 1st year students. After working in numerous emergency clinics across Alberta and British Columbia, Dr. Malaguti joined the McKnight team in early January 2019 as Medical Director to provide quality medicine and a high standard of care.

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Last updated: August 20, 2021

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.

NOTICE: Our hours of operation have changed. We sincerely appreciate your patience, kindness and understanding during this time. 

Urgent care services are available 24 hours a day from Sunday to Wednesday. Unavailable after-hours/overnight Thursday to Saturday. 
Walk-in clinic is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. 
Saturdays, we are open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for food and prescription pick-ups only. 

For urgent care/emergency 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, contact:

1. Edgemont Veterinary Clinic (403) 239-4657
2. Airdrie Animal Clinic (403) 948-3619

EMERGENCY CASES

NEW PET OWNERS
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