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Dr. Sadie Griffin

Veterinarian
I share my home with four very spoiled cats and one rabbit who thinks he’s a tiger. I graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, PEI in 2012. For me, veterinary medicine is the perfect combination of intellectual stimulation and working with animals on a daily basis. As a crazy cat lady, feline medicine and senior cat care are areas I find particularly compelling. The team at HVH is knowledgeable, skilled and passionate about their jobs-they really make coming to work a pleasure. Interestingly, I enjoy goat’s milk soap but detest goat cheese.

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Does your feline have extra toes? The history behind Polydactyl Cats

Most cats have 18 toes; five toes on each of their front feet, and four on the back.  My cat, Mandy Pawtinkin, is blessed with 22 toes.  She has a congenital physical anomaly called polydactyly (Greek for ‘many digits’).  It is a genetic mutation that causes cats to be born with more than the usual number of toes on one or more of its paws.

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Last updated: January 18, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Halifax Veterinary Hospital