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24 Hour Emergency and Critical Care for Pets

When every second counts, you can count on us.


COVID-19 Statement

MAEC has policies in place to keep clients and staff safe during the ongoing pandemic. Click here to learn more.

Our promise to you:

The Metro Animal Emergency Clinic is committed to providing excellent veterinary and emergency critical care to our patients, as well as informative and compassionate service to our clients. Our doctors and staff are dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of their patients.

Serving our community for over 20 years.

Metro Animal Emergency Clinic was established in 1997 and is the only veterinary hospital in Nova Scotia to exclusively offer emergency and critical veterinary care. Our member relationships with many veterinary hospitals in the Halifax Regional Municipality and surrounding area allow for experienced and immediate 24/7 emergency and critical veterinary care for pets. We currently serve more than 30 hospitals in Dartmouth, Halifax, and beyond.

What we do

Diagnostic Laboratory

We use technology like Cardio Pet, Blood Pressure Doppler, Blood Gases, Tonopen.

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Digital Radiology

Imaging helps us see what cannot be seen by the naked eye.

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Digital Ultrasound

Ultrasonography is a completely non-invasive, painless way to diagnose and evaluate many common diseases.

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Emergency Surgery

Our team is equipped and ready for an emergency and life-saving surgery.

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24-Hour Care and Isolation Unit

We’re staffed and ready 24 hours a day to monitor and care for your pet.

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Blood Donation and Transfusion

Did you know that one whole unit of blood can actually help to save the lives of a number of animals?

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