Dr. Rianne Dykstra began her career in veterinary medicine by completing the Pre-Vet program with Honors at Dalhousie Univerity, Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus. She was then accepted into the Atlantic Veterinary College. Dr Dykstra began her clinical experience in general practice, referral and family medicine at the Oaks Vet in 2013. She then practiced in Nova Scotia prior to returning to the team at The Oaks Vet.
Dr. Dykstra is our sole clinician focused exclusively on the General Practice. Her main areas of interest are preventative medicine, animal behavior, and surgery. She also has a special interest in gastroenterology. Dr. Dykstra is passionate about client and referring veterinarian communication and believes that it is the single most important aspect of her job.