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Staff Pets: Rooney the Greyhound!

  • June 9, 2019
  • courtneysherlock

If you have ever seen a greyhound run, you know that they are FAST. They tend to bide their energy through lengthy naps, and then when they let that energy out by running, they really go all out! Winter weather seems to bring out enthusiasm in many dogs, who will play in the snow and Continue Reading

Veterinary Assistant/Client Care Specialist

  • June 4, 2021
  • Crystal Craig

Veterinary Assistant/Veterinary Receptionist/Customer Care Specialist   East Hants Animal Hospital is currently looking for an amazing new full-time person to join their team. At our small animal hospital we strive to provide customer service we are proud of and treat our clients like family. Our business is an active member of the community and we Continue Reading

Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Diane Breton

Registered Veterinary Technician, Full Time   East Hants Animal Hospital (EHAH) is currently looking for an amazing new experienced full time person to join our RVT team. At our small animal hospital we strive to provide customer service we are proud of and treat our clients like family. Our business is an active member of Continue Reading

Ticks and Lyme Disease

  • May 25, 2021
  • Crystal Craig

The other day my partner said to me “I think I found a tick on the dog today, but it’s not tick season, right?” to which I responded “TICK SEASON DOES NOT EXIST!” It is often thought that ticks are only a concern during the Spring-Fall months – the thing is, ticks don’t use calendars. Ticks Continue Reading

Obesity in Pets and how to Achieve Weight Loss

  • Crystal Craig

Obesity is the most common health problem of pets.  Approximately 45% of pets are considered overweight (15-30% over the ideal weight) or obese (30% over the ideal weight). Overweight and obese animals have a number of health problems that can be directly linked to being overweight including Diabetes Arthritis – can actually cause arthritis, and Continue Reading

Ellen Horne

  • November 9, 2020
  • Crystal Craig

Ellen graduated as a registered veterinary technician from Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in 2016. She was born and raised in Enfield, Nova Scotia and has had a love of animals from a very young age. When she is not working at the clinic she enjoys curling up with a good book or hiking with her dog Continue Reading

Shyla Moores

  • Crystal Craig

Shyla graduated from the Maritime Business College Veterinary Technician Program in 2017. She was born in Dartmouth NS, but moved to Stewiacke in 2002. When Shyla is not working at the clinic she enjoys spending her time with her spouse, son, daughter and their mini zoo Continue Reading

Have you checked your pets mouth lately?

  • February 4, 2020
  • courtneysherlock

Did you know that dogs and cats need oral care too? In fact, dogs and cats have similar oral care needs to that of people. It is one of the most common health concerns found during an exam. We know that 85% of pets have periodontal disease by the age of 3. Periodontal disease is Continue Reading

Fun With Cats!

  • June 23, 2019
  • courtneysherlock

5 Ways to HAVE FUN with your Cat! Cats have acquired many reputations as their media portrayal is always changing, but a persistent belief that continues to show up is that cats are lazy and uncooperative. Some people would probably say, “If you want a fun animal, get a dog!” The truth is that there Continue Reading

Why do they do that?

  • June 2, 2019
  • courtneysherlock

Feces eating in Dogs and Cats: Why do they do that?!! Eating feces (known as coprophagia) is a frustrating thing. You may have a dog or cat that is constantly trying to eat their own (or others) feces and unfortunately this can be a hard habit to break. There is nothing worse than chasing your Continue Reading