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Dr. Alanna MacKinnon

Veterinarian

Alanna grew up in York, PEI and from a young age she knew she wanted to work with animals. She completed her Bachelor of Science with a major in Biochemistry at the University of New Brunswick before graduating from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2021. Some of Alanna’s special interests include preventative medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine.

Outside of the clinic, Alanna enjoys exploring the beautiful landscapes of Nova Scotia, yoga, and spending time with family and friends.

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What You Should Know About Onion and Garlic Toxicities in Pets

Many people don’t realize that onions and garlic are toxic to pets.  It is so sparsely known that garlic powder is actually a dangerously common ingredient in some homemade dog treat recipes found online.  They are also very common ingredients in many different dishes that we humans love to make, so we need to be extra careful to not allow our pets to ingest anything containing these ingredients. No more licking the plate for Fido and Fluffy!

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Last updated: July 19, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE CASES BY APPOINTMENT

This includes blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We remain a 24-hour hospital, open 7 days a week

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at 4 Paws 24 Hour Veterinary Hospital