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Registered Veterinary Technician

  • November 17, 2020
  • Diane Breton

New Team Members Needed: RVTs! About Us: We currently operate two independent owned small animal hospitals in HRM. Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital in Eastern Passage and East Hants Animal Hospital in Elmsdale. Within the next 4-8 months we are adding two new hospitals; North End Animal Hospital in North End Halifax and Bedford Parks Continue Reading

Veterinary Receptionist / Client Care Specialist

  • November 13, 2020
  • Diane Breton

We currently operate two independently owned small animal hospitals in HRM. Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital in Eastern Passage and East Hants Animal Hospital in Elmsdale. Within the next 4-8 months we are adding two new hospitals; North End Animal Hospital in North End Halifax and Bedford Parks Animal Hospital in Bedford West. Do you Continue Reading

Halloween Pet Photo Contest

  • November 2, 2020
  • Diane Breton

Every year, we have a Halloween Pet Photo contest. Thank you to all who participated!!   Here are our entries for 2020:       And the winners are: Bella the Princess and Dr. Mylo! Congratulations   Continue Reading

Halloween Safety

  • October 30, 2020
  • Diane Breton

  With Halloween right around the corner, we at Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital want to remind you of the dangers to pets surrounding this holiday. After all, November 1st is always a pretty busy day for us! Chocolate: Of all candy, chocolate is one of the most toxic to pets. In general, the darker Continue Reading

Obesity in Pets and how to Achieve Weight Loss

  • September 30, 2020
  • Diane Breton

Obesity is the most common health problem of pets.  Approximately 45% of pets are considered overweight (15-30% over the ideal weight) or obese (30% over the ideal weight). Overweight and obese animals have a number of health problems that can be directly linked to being overweight including Diabetes Arthritis – can actually cause arthritis, and Continue Reading

Is your pet protected against Lyme disease?

  • May 22, 2020
  • courtneysherlock

  What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is caused by a bacterial shaped bacterium called Borrelia Burgdorferi. It can be transmitted to humans, dogs and other animals through the bite of a tick. The primary carrier of the Borrelia bateria is the Blacklegged Tick also known as the “Deer Tick”, which is common in our Continue Reading

Our Patients First Visit to the Veterinarian 2020

  • May 4, 2020
  • courtneysherlock

Your furry friends are part of our family here at EPVVH! We are always welcoming new patients, and we love showing them off!                 Continue Reading

Have you checked your pet’s mouth lately?

  • courtneysherlock

Did you know that dogs and cats need oral care too? In fact, dogs and cats have similar oral care needs to that of people. It is one of the most common health concerns found during an exam. We know that 85% of pets have periodontal disease by the age of three. Periodontal disease is Continue Reading

4Dx Testing

  • March 10, 2020
  • courtneysherlock

Even though our temperature is up and down through the winter, here in Nova Scotia we need to be worried about ticks every month of the year. Knowing that dogs spend time in the same area that their humans spend time, and that Lyme disease is increasing every year, we want to remind everyone that Continue Reading

Lyme Disease

  • March 6, 2020
  • courtneysherlock

Lyme disease is a prevalent issue in Nova Scotia for our canine companions. With tick season upon us, it is a great time to revisit the important topic. Ticks are typically out looking for blood meals when the ground thaws in the spring and the temperature is remaining above zero degrees Celsius. Lyme disease is Continue Reading