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Mikaila

Registered Veterinary Technician

I have wanted to work in the veterinary industry for as long as I can remember. I have always loved all types of animals. I did two years of an Animal Science degree at Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture and the Veterinary Technician program at Maritime Business College, graduating in 2015. I then spent three and a half wonderful years working at Eastern Shore Veterinary Hospital in Porters Lake before deciding to make the switch to 4 Paws.

The thing about veterinary medicine that I love the most is that it is always changing. I do something different every single day, which keeps the job interesting. I also love monitoring anesthesia and working with many like-minded individuals. I also love working with cats and doing my best to make them comfortable in the clinic environment. I enjoy that 4 Paws is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year so that we can see cases through from start to finish.

A fun fact about me is that I own a cat, and he is super spoiled. In my free time, I enjoy travelling, hiking, and watching Netflix.

My husband and I brought our cat in last night for an emergency visit and she was seen right away.…

Bethan Claire Price

Went there at 9pm with a 20 year old cat having bowel issues. The doctor was quick to diagnose, gave…

Cbassplays

My wife and I are new to the Halifax area and after a few short months here it was time…

Nicholas Pujado

This is by far my favourite vet clinic in Halifax. The staff are very helpful and the vets are very…

Daniel Smith

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