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Cassandra Parker-Smith

Registered Veterinary Technician

I graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Oulton College in Moncton NB in June of 2020 and started my career here shortly after in July. I also studied for a semester at Dalhousie AC in Truro NS before attending Oulton College. 

Growing up in a very rural area of Nova Scotia I had always been around farm animals big and small. Horses are actually my favourite animal and I rode English for a few years as a teenager. Even though I have experience with large animals, I still have a big love for working with small animals. 

I have four pets of my own which include a Nova Scotia Duck Toller named Lexi, a Border Collie Mix named Reya (named after Rey from Star Wars) and two grey cats named Bernie and Willie. Grey cats are my absolute favourite. 

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Last updated: March 9, 2021

Riverview Animal Hospital is committed to doing everything possible to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

As part of this commitment, effective immediately, Riverview Animal Hospital will be instituting the following precautionary protocol to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

EMERGENCY CASES

- If possible, please call us at 506.387.4015 to let us know you are on the way so that we can be prepared to meet you upon your arrival at the hospital.

- When you arrive, please stay in your vehicle in our parking lot and call 506.387.4015, and we'll provide further instructions.

- If you do not have a phone or your pet's emergency is immediately life-threatening, please come to the front door and ring the bell.

WE ARE CHANGING OUR EMERGENCY SYSTEM INTO A TRUE TRIAGE-BASED SYSTEM

We will no longer have suggested appointment times for urgent care situations.

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

 

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