Welcome to Dixie Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Mississauga ON
Call us at (905) 270-5444

We believe in providing highest quality of veterinary medicine at affordable prices. We strive to practice individualized medicine for each and everyone of our pets. Book an appointment today to experience personalized pet care and become a part of this growing family.

If you live in Mississauga or the surrounded area in the GTA, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Wendy Hessing is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. While providing natural, contemporary and preventive measures, we will make sure your pet is given the best care possible.

Dixie Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental appointments. Dr. Wendy Hessing is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond exceptional pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her very own compassionate veterinarian.

Dixie Animal Hospital offers a variety of specialized services over and above the regular health and wellness check-ups, such as;

  • MLS laser therapy ( drugless pain management )
  • Laser Surgery
  • X-Rays
  • Dentistry
  • Large boarding facililty for cats and dogs
  • Doggie day care
  • Prescription Diets (Hills, Medical ect.)
  • Preventive nutrition (Grain-Free, Raw)
  • Pet Boutique

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. If you want to ask a question call (905) 270-5444 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you or feel free to come in for a tour. Our Mississauga veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles. We are looking forward to meeting you.

At Dixie Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Partner
Chahal Veterinary Services
(Mobile GTA, Halton, Waterloo)

Dr. Kanwar Chahal
Mississauga Veterinarian | Dixie Animal Hospital | (905) 270-5444

1760 Dundas St E
Mississauga, ON L4X 1L8

Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Kanwar Chahal
    DVM

    Dr. Kanwar Chahal graduated from prestigious Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph in 2015 with B.sc in Biochemistry from McMaster University. He finds himself fortunate enough to serve pets for past 5 years along side his father Dr. Tejwant Chahal. He strongly shares the same philosophy as his father and wants to provide high quality veterinary care to animals and strive to provide affordable prices. Dr. Kanwar Chahal is interested in soft tissue surgery, anestachesia, preventative health care, feline medicine, individualized care of animals, puppy/kitten health plans, breeding animals, and herd health management of kennels and catteries. He believes in working with owners to make a decision that will be best for their pet and also the most feasible with their life style. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful fiancé Simran, work out at the local gym, and learn more about bulldogs. He is passionate about all bulldog breeds and continuously enhances his education to learn more about bulldogs.

  • Dr.
    Tejwant (Tej) Chahal
    DVM

    Dr. Tejwant Chahal graduated from the Punjab Agricultural University in India. He worked as a Federal veterinarian/private practitioner for 17 years and then moved to Canada in 2001. He got his Canadian and American Licensure in 2005. He has worked as a mixed animal practioner with special interest in small animal neonatal (puppy/kitten) care; breeding dogs, herd health management of kennels and catteries. Dr. Chahal has worked in GTA, Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, Peel, Halton, and Hamilton area to provide mobile services to pets in these communities. His passion and goal in life is to make sure every pet receives medical treatment and he strives to make it affordable for everyone. He likes to spend free time with his children, gym, and his loving wife.

Our Location

Clinic Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonial

  • "We had a great experience at Dixie Animal Hospital! Their service is remarkable"
    Sharva K.
  • "Very friendly & informative. Got my puppy's shots here with Dr. Kanwar Chahal and it was a very good experience - he's great. Definitely, would recommend."
    Rhea H.
  • "Dixie Animal Hospital and Dr. Hessing have been providing care to my two cats for at least 10 years. I have complete confidence in Dr. Hessing and great trust in her medical care and advice. Two years ago, she literally saved and extended the life of my beloved cat Fifi, now 15 years old and going strong!"
    Dorota D.
  • "Dr. Hessing is the best vet I've ever had. She's sensitive, intuitive and her clinic is a very caring and loving environment."
    Susan W.

Featured Articles

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  • Recognizing Illnesses

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  • Mealtime

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  • Seizures

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  • Luxating Patella

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  • Liver Shunt

    A liver shunt is also named a PSS, portosystemic shunt, portacaval shunt or portosystemic vascular anomaly. This abnormality occurs when a pet's venous blood from the intestine bypasses the liver. In the normal pet, blood vessels pick up nutrients from ingested material in the intestine and carry it ...

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  • Epilepsy

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  • Canine Distemper

    Canine distemper is caused by a virus that is shed in bodily fluids of infected animals. The virus affects primarily the lungs, intestines, and nervous system. Symptoms of the infection can include coughing, diarrhea, vomiting, inappetance, dehydration, weight loss, seizures, and encephalitis. Secondary ...

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