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Equine Services in Windsor, Nova Scotia

Avon Animal Hospital is proud to have served our community for over 25 years and counting. All of our equine veterinarians are proud members of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). Our experienced and friendly equine team utilizes two mobile units to provide on-farm care when you need it. We are also equipped to provide medical and surgical care on-site at our Windsor hospital.

What services do you provide to horses?

Avon Animal Hospital provides a wide variety of equine services including wellness exams, export certification, pre-purchase evaluations, colic diagnosis, vaccinations, dentistry, lameness workup, ultrasound and radiographs.

Lead by our board-certified veterinarian Dr. Paul Johnston, our reproductive laboratory enables us to freeze and store semen, breed mares with artificial insemination and provide advanced procedures such as embryo transfers.

What surgical care do you provide to horses?

Our in-clinic equine hospital enables us to perform many elective surgical procedures such as cryptorchid castrations and hernia repairs.

Coming spring of 2019 to Avon Animal Hospital – equine gastroscope!

Do you provide after-hours care for equine emergencies?

Yes, we are available for emergency care for our equine clients outside of regular hospital hours. Please call 902.798.5314 for further assistance.


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Last updated: April 20, 2021

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.



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.


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