About Us..

Atlantic Animal Health Center is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care.

No DescriptionWe provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area, and indoor boarding kennels with outdoor walking areas.

At Atlantic Animal Health Center we strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she isn't feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy.


 

Fear of Fireworks

American pet advocacy groups point out that the number of escapees is so high that Independence Day is the busiest day of the year in shelters -- and that many ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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Adverse Reactions to Spot-on Flea and Tick Products

The mildest form of skin reaction to spot-on products is epidermal paresthesia, which is defined as an abnormal sensation such as an itch or prickling of the sk ...

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Dog breed genetic tests put to the test

What’s my breed? To gauge the accuracy and consistency of canine DNA breed identification laboratory analyses marketed to curious dog owners, we ran these s ...

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Pannus

A variation of pannus can affect the third eyelid, and is called nictitans plasmacytic conjunctivitis or plasmoma. Corneal pannus and plasmoma can occur togethe ...

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‘Why are vets so expensive?’

Photo courtesy of Dr. Marie Haynes Dr. Marie Haynes practices at Beechwood Animal Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, and is a member of the Veterinary Information N ...

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