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.


 

The Wild, the Weird, and the Wacky: Unfamiliar Species

After spending 12 hours on a strange Sunday on emergency call, going back and forth all day between two locations to treat two horses who decided to live, I beg ...

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Is it Time to Get a Dog or a Cat?

There you were, all grown up and moving into your very first place after graduating from college. As we unloaded the U-Haul at your new place at grad school, I ...

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Cryptorchidism (Retained Testicles)

Cryptorchidism is a condition in which a male’s testicles have not descended (dropped) into the scrotum. At birth, a male puppy’s or kitten’s testicles are loca ...

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Surprise! Some sneezes go backward

Emergency rooms are magical places of brown smells, buzzing fluorescent lights, long wait times and stale coffee, so I can see why people would really want to ...

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Pet spay-neuter studies spotlight health risks, benefits

Photo by Jasmine Rose Penter Loki, a rescued mixed-breed dog living in Oregon, is shown at 6 months old, shortly after he was castrated and adopted. Pets comm ...

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What's in a Name?

Most veterinarians will warn you to never name a pet “Lucky.” For some reason, most Luckys are anything but. The canine versions have a knack for sniffing out ...

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