Providing an outstandinglevel of health care forour animal patients.

Small Animal Medicine

Dr. Peter Foley

Dr. Peter Foley is a specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine. He obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in 1997. He completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blackburg, Virginia in 1998. He returned to AVC for his Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine, and completed his specialist training in 2001. He became board-certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Subspecialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine) in 2002.

Dr. Foley is one of the team of Small Animal Internal Medicine specialists that rotate through the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He supervises and trains veterinary students as well as graduate veterinarians becoming specialists in Small Animal Internal Medicine (interns and residents). In addition to supervising clinical cases, Dr. Foley performs and teaches advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in Small Animal Internal Medicine, including endoscopy, ultrasound, cerebrospinal fluid taps, and bone marrow aspirates.

Dr. Foley is a life-long resident of Prince Edward Island, and has strong family and friendship ties to the Atlantic Region. He communicates fluently in English and French.

Meg Walker

About us

The AVC-VTH is passionate about its goal to provide an outstanding level of health care for its animal patients while also providing clinical teaching and instruction to our senior (final year) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students, interns and residents.[more]

Clinic hours

The AVC Veterinary Teaching Hospital operates 24-7-365. Our front desk is staffed from 8am until 11pm 7 days a week. Clients can call to make appointments, request prescription refills, or to make other general inquiries during those hours. Appointments for Community Practice and Specialty Services are scheduled from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm based on service availability. Clients with animal emergencies can call at any time 24-7-365.

Emergency Care 24-7-365

If you are a small animal pet owner experiencing an emergency, please call 902-566-0950 or our primary Emergency Service. If you are a registered large animal client of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (including Farm Service and Ambulatory Equine Service clients) and are experiencing an emergency, please call 902-566-0950 and our team will contact the appropriate on-call large animal clinician.

To make an appointment

AVC Small Animal Hospital
Companion animals, exotic animals, pocket pets, wildlife
902-566-0950

AVC Large Animal Hospital
Horses, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and other farm animals
902-566-0999

AVC Ambulatory Equine Services
On-farm and racetrack care for horses
902-566-0992

AVC Farm Service
Herd health, on-farm and emergency service for cattle, pigs, fish and other farm animals
902-566-0900