We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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Dr. Ashley Farrell

Veterinarian
I have wanted to be a veterinarian since I was very young. During high school, I did a co-op placement at a veterinary clinic, and after that, I was convinced that veterinary medicine was the career for me. I attended the Atlantic Veterinary College and graduated in 2013. I joined VetCare Pet Hospital in September 2018. I am very interested in preventative medicine and helping pets reach their healthiest potential. I also enjoy reproductive medicine. My first pet was a cocker spaniel named Maggie. I love being able to watch patients grow throughout their lifetime, while also getting to know their human family members. My favourite thing about VetCare is the awesome group of employees and the wonderful clients. A fun fact about me is that in my spare time I enjoy being outside with my family, and I hope to have a hobby farm someday.
We've been going here for many years now and the care and services our pets have gotten here is first…

Paul Cormier

Oh my goodness. They were so great with my boy Ammo.. He's a shepherd/akita mix. I give them 5 stars…

Julie Nash

Everyone here is always so friendly and VERY knowledgable. Any question or worry I have they always find answers and…

Abby Geddes

They truly care about our dog and even stayed very late after closing to make sure she had the best…

Layla G

Amazing staff, very friendly

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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members. The following changes are effective as of Friday, March 19, 2020:

1. We are currently operating a "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 506.388.8880. We will take a history of your pet from outside your car, and bring your pet into the clinic for an examination with the veterinarian. Once the examination is finished, the Doctor will either call you or come out to talk to you to discuss the treatment etc. for your pet. For those who do not have a mobile phone, an easy knock at the door will work the same way!

2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time.

3. We are still OPEN with the following hours: Monday to Friday 7:30 am – 7:00 pm. Saturday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm.

4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 2-4 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the hospital. Our staff will bring your order to your car and take payment over the phone.

5. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.

Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our roles. As such, we have taken measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this virus.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at VetCare Pet Hospital