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  • New Year, New Pet: Preparing for your new puppy or kitten By Dr. Emma Bush

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    It is the start of the New Year and we are all excited about what the coming months will bring. Many of us are considering welcoming new additions to the family, namely new puppies and kittens. Some may even have already had a new pet come to them, found underneath the Christmas tree.In any of…


  • We are welcoming full-time or part-time Registered Veterinary Technicians to join our RVT team!

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    About us: Our clinic is a 15-minute drive to Dartmouth and is an easy commute from anywhere within Halifax Regional Municipality. Our newly renovated expanded hospital has a large, bright, beautiful new space to work in!! Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Clinic has been proudly an active member of our community in the Halifax Region since 1999…


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

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    Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital is currently looking for an amazing part-time or full-time RVT to join our team!  We are growing at our small animal hospital in beautiful Eastern Passage, and expanding our hospital as well as our team.  We strive to provide customer service we are proud of and treat our clients like…


  • Tips for Bringing Home a New Dog

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  • Tips for Bringing Home a New Cat

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  • Brushing your Dog’s Teeth

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    What would happen if you stopped brushing your own teeth? Even if you only ate hard food, as most dogs do, there still would be problems. You should be brushing your dog’s teeth twice daily if you can manage it; it’s not as difficult as you might imagine. What are the benefits of brushing? Brushing…


  • Halloween Pet Photo Contest

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    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  


  • Halloween Safety

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    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 and…


  • Obesity in Pets and how to Achieve Weight Loss

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    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…


  • Is your pet protected against Lyme disease?

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    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 bacteria is the Blacklegged Tick also known as the “Deer Tick”, which is common in our area.…


  • Our Patients First Visit to the Veterinarian 2020

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


  • Have you checked your pet’s mouth lately?

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    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…