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

  • March 14, 2023
  • kimgilchrist

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 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?

  • May 4, 2020
  • 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