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Dog on exam table at vet's office in Yellowknife

Welcome to Our Clinic


Looking for a caring and experienced vet in Yellowknife? Situated in the southern industrial area of Yellowknife, Great Slave Animal Hospital’s veterinary clinic has been treating our northern pets since 1991. Dr. Tom Pisz, started GSAH and was the primary veterinarian for many years. He has since retired, but the the practise continues to support the needs and welfare of the animals of NWT with Dr. Denroche and Dr. Ho.


With the growth of the city has come a growing awareness of the need for animal welfare and responsible pet ownership. We are more excited than ever to be of service during this time of change. Our goal is not only to treat our patients but to educate owners on the responsibilities of animal husbandry and bring awareness to our community.


Our services include:

  • Wellness exams

  • Vaccinations

  • Parasite prevention

  • Surgery

  • Permanent pet identification (M4SID microchip implants)

  • Euthanasia and on-site pet cremation

  • Veterinary referral services

  • Nutritional counselling

  • Electrocardiograms

  • Digital radiology

  • On-site laboratory services

  • Phone consultations


Dental Care for Pets

The team at Great Slave Animal Hospital understand how important it is for pet owners to feel confident in the care they provide their pets in between veterinary appointments. This is especially true for dental care. We’ve put together two helpful videos explaining why regular dental care is crucial for pet and how to properly clean your pet’s teeth. If you have any questions about home dental care for your cat or dog, please contact our office to speak with our vet in Yellowknife.

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