272016Feb
We received our Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) Level II certification!

We received our Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) Level II certification!

We are thrilled to announce that The Oaks Veterinary Medical and Emergency Centre has just received its Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) Level II certification! We are the first in Atlantic Canada to receive this certification and only the second in Canada.  The purpose of the VECCS certification is to recognize emergency hospitals…

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12016Jan
Snaring and Trapping Season

Snaring and Trapping Season

Meet the very lucky Trigger! Trigger presented to us to evaluate wounds he sustained while being missing for several days. During a snowstorm, Trigger ran off chasing a small animal in the woods. He returned home two days later, and based on his injuries, it appears he was trapped in a snare but managed to…

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262015Nov
Necrotizing fasciitis

Necrotizing fasciitis

We would like to share Clyde’s story about how his astute owner saved his life. Clyde was having a normal afternoon in his fenced in yard, however when his owner called him in she noted he was more quiet than usual, and that one of his hind legs was shaking. Initially she suspected a muscle…

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52015Oct
Animal Health Week – October 4-10, 2015

Animal Health Week – October 4-10, 2015

Animal Health Week is a national public awareness campaign organized by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and hosted by veterinarians across Canada. Though we at The Oaks Vet work hard to promote animal health and responsible animal ownership throughout the year, Animal Health Week is a great time for veterinarians and veterinary hospitals across…

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182015Sep
Is your pooch eligible to be a superhero?

Is your pooch eligible to be a superhero?

We can’t thank our terrific blood donors and amazing owners enough for being involved in our blood donor program. Three lives were saved this week because of Diesel, Mychka, Tesla, Tyson, Bronco, Bentley, Kitty, and Orson! Anyone interested in joining these superhero dogs in donation can schedule a free consultation and physical exam. All participants…

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32015Sep
Preparing Your Pet for Back-to-School Time

Preparing Your Pet for Back-to-School Time

As summer begins to wind down and we turn our attention from backyard BBQs and afternoon beach trips to back-to-school and nights of homework, its important to keep in mind that these changes can be a source of anxiety for the entire family. While kids are getting used to the classroom, our pets, who have…

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222015Apr
It’s Time to Plan for Parasite Prevention!

It’s Time to Plan for Parasite Prevention!

Now is a great time to start your annual parasite prevention plan. Prevention for internal and external parasites is most effective in our region when it is started as the snow melts, usually in late April, and continued until the cold weather returns in November. You can never fully avoid exposure to parasites, such as…

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222015Apr
Training with the Fire Department!

Training with the Fire Department!

Our Dr. Chantal Houle and Dr. Brett Tremble were on hand at the St. George Boulevard fire station February 4th, instructing members of the Moncton Fire Department in administering oxygen and performing CPR on house pets. Orson was a great sport letting the firefighters practice using the oxygen masks we donated! You can read more…

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132015Jan
Robert the Kitten!

Robert the Kitten!

Update: January 19th We are incredibly happy to announce that Robert headed home today with his new family! Wayne did indeed adopt Robert, and after visits this weekend to get to know each other, Wayne and his family officially welcomed Robert home this afternoon. A big thank you for everyone’s support over the past week!…

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192014Sep
CT Scan in New Brunswick

CT Scan in New Brunswick

The Oaks Vet is pleased to be able to offer Computed Tomography (CT) Scan services which greatly enhance our diagnostic capabilities. Being one of the only clinics in eastern Canada offering CT technology The Oaks Vet can offer superior service for referring veterinarians.

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