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At Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency & Referral Hospital, we provide 24/7 emergency and specialty care to pets from Clayton Park and across the Maritimes. We proudly operate as an extension of standard veterinary care.

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Emergency Vet in Clayton Park

Our emergency veterinarians are trained to identify issues and deliver care in time-sensitive emergencies. With our focus on collaborative care, we will also keep you and your primary veterinarian well-informed throughout your pet's treatment.

We offer 24/7 emergency veterinary care for cats, dogs, and exotic pets. If you believe that your pet is in medical distress or has experienced trauma, don't hesitate to call us. Our team is prepared to handle an extensive range of veterinary emergencies.

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Complex Veterinary Care

At Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency & Referral Hospital, our board-certified specialists are experienced in providing complex care and diagnostic services like cardiologyinternal medicine, or surgery. These allow us to manage the health of cats, dogs, and exotic pets in the Clayton Park neighbourhood and beyond.

We also offer exotic pet care to help your unique companion animal live a long, healthy life. Our exotic pet veterinarian can manage the health needs of a variety of pets, like birds, ferrets, rabbits, lizards, and more.

Specialty Services      Exotics

Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency & Referral Hospital serving Clayton Park, NS

  • Whether furry, feathered, or scaly, our veterinary team works together to provide the care your pet needs to help them live long, healthy, and happy lives.
    - The Coastal Care Team, Serving Clayton Park

Only a Short Drive From Clayton Park

Our veterinary team at Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency & Referral Hospital extends a caring touch to cats, dogs, and exotic pets from neighbourhoods across Halifax and beyond.

With our specialty and emergency animal hospital located less than 10 minutes away from Clayton Park, NS, you can rest easy knowing that specialized care for your pet is close when you need it most. 

We're Here for You & Your Pet

Your primary vet is your first point of contact for everything from routine visits to dental care, but what happens when your pet requires in-depth care? 

Our team of board-certified veterinary specialists strives to deliver effective care for both complex and emergency cases for pets in Clayton Park.

  • Care You Can Count On

    Our team of veterinary specialists is available day and night to meet the needs of pets in Clayton Park at our emergency and specialty animal hospital.

    From emergencies and intricate services requiring in-depth care to routine services for exotic pets, we are ready to provide your friend with the comfort and care they need.

  • Collaboration for Better Outcomes

    By working closely with all departments and veterinary professions involved, we can help ensure that your pet is receiving comprehensive care, addressing all aspects of their medical condition.

    This dedication to collaboration can be seen in each situation we face, with seamless transfers between departments and ongoing communication between our team and you and your primary care veterinarian.

  • Informed Decisions & Knowledgable Care

    Education is the common factor behind all informed decision-making, and we are committed to helping you be well-informed before coming to any conclusions.

    Our commitment to knowledge doesn't end with decisions. We also have a full team of board-certified veterinary specialists who are ready to address any health condition that may be affecting your pet. 

    A board-certified specialist will have completed 6 to 8 years of education to earn their veterinary degree but have also gone on to complete an additional 3 to 5 years of education and training in their field of choice.

Modern Care for Your Pet's Unique Needs

When your furry friend is under the weather, our veterinary specialists can access a wide variety of tools in-house to determine the underlying cause of your pet's condition.

With 10 examination rooms, three surgical suites, and an ICU (intensive care unit), we are ready to serve pets from Clayton Park at our new 17,000+ sq ft veterinary hospital.

Whether your cat or dog requires testing like bloodwork to help diagnose a medical condition or complex imaging like a CT scan in an emergency, the diagnostics performed by our team will get to the bottom of the issue.

Veterinary Pharmacy & Health Supplies

We are proud to have an on-site pharmacy stocked with medications, prescription diets, and supplements. These help us provide your pet with the care they need while at our animal hospital and for their continued care once at home.

Your pet's diet is crucial to keeping them strong and healthy. It also plays a role in managing various health conditions. At Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency & Referral Hospital, we offer a range of dietary supplements and prescription foods to help achieve optimal health.

Meet Our Veterinary Specialists


Dr. Jeremy Orr, Halifax Veterinary Cardiologist

Dr. Jeremy OrrCardiology

DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVIM

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Dr. Aleksandra Milaszewska, Halifax Veterinarian

Dr. Aleksandra MilaszewskaInternal Medicine

DVM, Practice Limited to Internal Medicine

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Dr. Jocelyn Marchiori, Halifax Anesthesiologist

Dr. Jocelyn MarchioriAnesthesiology

DVM, Anesthesiology Resident (to be completed in 2024)

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Dr. Danica Lucyshyn, Halifax Ophthalmology Resident

Dr. Danica LucyshynOphthalmology

DVM, Ophthalmology Resident (to be completed in 2024)

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Meet Our Veterinarian Providing Exotic Care


Clayton Park Emergency Vet - 24/7 Emergency & Specialty Veterinary Care

Caring for Pets in Atlantic Canada

Our specialists are pleased to accept new patients by referral from primary care veterinarians. Our emergency service welcomes all clients – 24/7/365. 

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