About Us..

Atlantic Animal Health Center is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care.

No DescriptionWe provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area, and indoor boarding kennels with outdoor walking areas.

At Atlantic Animal Health Center we strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she isn't feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy.


 

The Wild, the Weird, and the Wacky: Unfamiliar Species

After spending 12 hours on a strange Sunday on emergency call, going back and forth all day between two locations to treat two horses who decided to live, I beg ...

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Obese or "Pleasantly Plump" Horses

Evolutionarily, there are advantages to being a horse that “gets fat on air.” In fact, for centuries, in the heyday of the work horse, horses were selected for ...

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Get the Facts about Pain Relievers for Pets

Your 8-year-old yellow Lab Tinker Bell just came in from the backyard and you notice she’s limping on one of her back legs. You check the medicine cabinet in yo ...

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Financial Assistance for Veterinary Bills

When clients can't afford to pay for a pet's treatment, everyone loses. The animal suffers or is euthanized; the owner grieves from loss or guilt; the veterinar ...

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Growing Puppy Nutrition and Exercise FAQ

Some owners of a new puppy might not have had a puppy in many years, or it might be their first puppy, and veterinary recommendations about nutrition and exerci ...

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Veterinarians, schools emphasize yearly pet checkups

A campaign by a veterinary coalition to highlight the value of preventive health care for pets finds practitioners and veterinary schools giving more attention ...

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