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Behind the Swinging Doors

I have worked in 4 different veterinary hospitals since 1997.  One thing is the same in all 4 hospitals – clients are usually surprised when they see what exists behind the swinging doors. There is a perception that the hospital is more similar to your own doctor’s office than a hospital.  What you see is […]

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For the Love of Gingers

It’s no secret that I love gingers (including my colleagues Tamara and Hollie).  But I’m talking about cats. This love stems from my childhood.  We had an orange and white tabby male cat named Freckle (Freckie).  A spot of orange mounted on his white moustache gave him his name.  The name worked for us. We […]

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Meet One of the Team’s Pets!

Get to Know One of the Team’s Pets! Meet Zeke!  Nicknames:  “Z”, “Meesie” or “Meesiedoodle” Age:  8 years old Species/breed:  Feline, Blue Point Siamese Favorites Toy:  Skitter Fish (shiny fish-shaped thingies that slide across the floor) Food:  CET Feline chews – we call them “cork” – great dental treats that help keep Zeke’s teeth and […]

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Spring Time Precaution

Yes, it is that time of year!   If you are like me you look forward to the changing of the seasons.  One of the biggest changes in the Maritimes is from winter to spring and what is there not to love about spring?  Our clocks “spring ahead” to provide us with more daylight hours […]

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Warm and Fuzzy

These two words describe my spirit several times a day and that’s putting it lightly.  Most of my days are spent at work.  So it’s safe to say I’ve chosen the best career path for me. Wish. Desire. Search. Pursue. That’s how most dreams are started.  Also, declaring what you want. Working in some capacity with animals was […]

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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".

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


    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