Providing an outstandinglevel of health care forour animal patients.

Services

The Atlantic Veterinary College provides outstanding clinical care through our primary care and specialty referral services for small and large animal patients in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and on-farm through our large animal field services.

The AVC-VTH is passionate about its goal to provide 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.

Ambulatory Equine Service

The Ambulatory Equine Service at AVC provides on-farm care for horses of all breeds and disciplines.

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Anesthesiology

The Anesthesiology service provides comprehensive anesthetic and pain management services for small and large domestic animals, as well as many exotic animals.

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Behavioural Medicine

The Behavioural Medicine service addresses the behavioural needs of animals ranging from those with mildly annoying behavioural problems to profound aggression.

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Cardiology

The Cardiology service specializes in identifying and treating heart conditions in animals

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Community Practice

The Community Practice service has a focus on providing primary preventative care via wellness appointments and elective surgical procedures such as spays, neuters and dentals.

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Dermatology

The Dermatology service provides specialist care to patients with skin, nail, ear and hair conditions including infection and allergies.

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Farm Service

The AVC’s Farm Service is an “on-farm” division of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital that provides a comprehensive herd health management service to farm animals and 24/7 on-call emergency coverage.

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Large Animal Medicine

The Large Animal Medicine service provides specialty diagnostic and therapeutic services to a variety of individual farm animals including cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, goats and some exotic species.

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Large Animal Surgery

The Large Animal Surgery service provides specialist expertise in all aspects of elective and emergency surgeries in horses and other large animals.

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Radiology

The Radiology service works with many of the other services in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital to provide diagnostic imaging services for small and large domestic animals, as well as many exotic animals.

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Small Animal Emergency Service

The Small Animal Emergency Service provides the best standard of primary care diagnostics and treatments to your pet in an urgent or emergency medical situation and is here for you, 24/7/365.

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Small Animal Medicine

The Small Animal Medicine service provides specialist care to diagnose and treat patients with complex medical conditions of the internal body organs.

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Small Animal Surgery

The Small Animal Surgery service provides specialist care for any patients that may require advanced surgical intervention for conditions affecting their soft tissues or joints and bones.

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Theriogenology

The Theriogenology Service provides routine and specialized clinical services in reproduction for small and large animals.

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Zoo, Exotics and Wildlife

The Zoo, Exotics, and Wildlife (ZEW) Service at the Atlantic Veterinary College operates routine, emergency, and referral appointments for client-owned exotics species, provides veterinary care for sick and injured wildlife, and supports regional facilities caring for zoo species.

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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