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Dr. Pam MacKay, DVM

Veterinarian
I have always loved animals and science and from an early age, I knew I wanted to become a vet. My grandfather had a farm and I enjoyed being around the animals. I graduated from AVC in 1995.

I had rotated here during vet school and my parents used to take our family dog to Dr. Abrahams. There was a sense of familiarity with the clinic. I joined in the summer of 1996. I used to lean towards orthopedic diseases but as my own population of pets age, I am becoming more interested in senior pets and making sure they have comfortable and good quality lives.

What I love most about my job is the bond you develop with both the patients and their owners. I enjoy interacting with different people every day and hopefully making the experience positive for everyone. My favourite thing about the clinic is that we have the best patients/clients.

Also, my first pet was a stray cat that came to live with us when I was in elementary school. Her name was Samantha.

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Kirsty's Farewell to CPVH

The past 5 years at Clayton Park Veterinary Hospital have been incredible. Exciting, fun, challenging, heartbreaking, eye-opening, stressful, and at times, difficult; but amazing. Every day that passes, I have fallen more and more in love with animal medicine.

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Last updated: September 13, 2021

Dear Clients,

The province of Nova Scotia will enter Stage 5 of the COVID re-opening plan on September 15. Here is what Stage 5 will look like at Clayton Park Veterinary Hospital:

  • Masks are required for all clients entering our hospital, as well as for all our staff
  • Telemedicine appointments are available to anyone who cannot wear a mask inside our hospital
  • 1 client per exam room allowed (exceptions will be made for end of life procedures)
  • Credit cards are the preferred method of payment
  • Curbside pickup of food and medication is still available. Please call ahead of time so that we can have your order ready upon your arrival. A reminder that we require 48 hours notice for food and prescription orders. To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
  • OPERATING HOURS

    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    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 Clayton Park Veterinary Hospital