Dr. Alison Pollard is a 2007 graduate from the Atlantic Veterinary College in PEI. After 3 years in New Brunswick after graduation, Alison moved to Nova Scotia in 2010 and began working with Eastern Passage Village Vet. After a transition to shelter medicine, Alison continued to hone her surgical skills and her pursue her interest in population medicine. In 2020, Alison made the jump back into clinical practice, working at a number of practices in the Halifax region as a locum (substitute) veterinarian. 

You will usually find Alison behind-the-scenes in the surgical suite or the dental room. Her main areas of interests are soft tissue surgery and dentistry as well as training students and new graduates. Alison has participated in student-training trips with the Chinook Project out of AVC performing high-volume spay-neuter-vaccine clinics in Nunavut. 

Alison lives with her husband, two young children, and a flock of animals outside of Halifax where they all enjoy the outdoors with hiking, gardening and backyard farming.