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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Allison Sears

Client Care Specialist (On Mat Leave)
I was born and raised in Brookfield Nova Scotia, currently living in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia! I graduated from the University of Guelph in 2015, with a Bachelorette in Bio-Resource Management - Equine Science with Honours. In March 2019, I graduated from Maritime Business with a diploma in veterinary technology (with honours). I chose the veterinary field because my mum was a nurse, so she always inspired me to be empathetic towards humans and animals. Veterinary medicine was always an area that I wanted to learn more about, so I chose to hone in on a career that involved animals, people and veterinary medicine. The area of veterinary medicine that interests me the most is the lab. There is always room to learn and improve! The thing about the clinic that I love is my co-workers and meeting new clients/patients! I love the location and size of the clinic, as well as the stables. It always smells like home when you have horses at the clinic. A fun fact about myself is that I wanted to become a jockey at a young age, so I graduated high school early and moved to New Zealand in 2010. In New Zealand, I stayed at Kyrewood Equestrian Centre and completed the New Zealand Qualification Authority Sport Horse Level 4 Certification. I did not continue on my pursuit to become a jockey but loved the experience, and the horses!

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Last updated: July 23, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we have some updates to share with you about our safety measures.

We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

Beginning July 2, 2020, clients are able to come into the hospital with their pets with the following restrictions:

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm*
Saturday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

*On weekdays we will be closed for 1 hour in the afternoon in order to catch up on communications with our clients. This is a temporary measure. Thank you for your understanding.


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.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Avon Animal Hospital