Providing an outstandinglevel of health care forour animal patients.

Oliver Falconbridge


Oliver has a veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London and an MBA from the Open University Business School.  He brings a wealth of experience to this position, including most recently as Business Transformation Manager at the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital of the University of Cambridge in the UK, which followed his previous role as Veterinary Business Manager at our AVC-VTH.
Through his career, he has obtained substantial leadership experience across operations, project, business and change management through primary care and specialty referral veterinary practice and academia, for both small and large animals. He has experience in management, supervision and mentoring of staff, along with financial oversight and budgetary responsibility across multi-disciplinary, multi-service veterinary hospitals. His early career years as a veterinarian in private practice give him a good grounding for understanding clinical practice.


DVM Royal Veterinary College

MBA Open University Business School

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 8 AM to 10 PM 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 between 8 AM and 10 PM-7-365.

AVC Urgent & Emergency Primary Care
8am-10pm Mon-Sun

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

AVC Large Animal Hospital
Horses, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and other farm animals

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

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