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Dr. Alison MacKay Lyons

Ali grew up in rural Upper Kingsburg and the urban north end of Halifax. She graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in the spring of 2015 and joined South Shore Veterinary Services shortly thereafter. She has a keen interest in equine ambulatory medicine, lameness and small animal surgery. In her spare time Ali enjoys hiking with her husband Nathan and their two Leonburgers, giving horseback riding lessons at Sea Horse Farm, tending to her parents Shobac sheep, running road races and traveling. She is delighted to be home and working in this beautiful part of the world.
I am very happy with my south shore veterinary hospital. I have taken my dogs there 2 years now. And…

Debbie Rivet

My pets receive top notch care at South Shore Vet. Special thank you to Dr. Kyla Inness -…

Holly Leclercq

Tucker always has a great experience with Dr. Hughes and her team. I highly recommend her as she is…

Helen Eisnor

The veterinarian presented options clearly and compassionately and we were able to decide together on the next steps for my…

Sandie Ellicott

Thank you to all staff at South Shore Veterinary Hospital. We had our baby girl in for her spay appointment;…

Krystle Murphy


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