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Makenna McPherson, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician
Animals have always been an interest of mine (both farm and small animals). I started kennel attending at South Shore Vet at the age of 15 to get a feel for if the veterinary industry was a good fit for me, and I fell in love with the clinic and the medical aspect of the veterinary world. I graduated from Maritime Business College in 2019 with a diploma in Veterinary Technology with honours. My favourite aspect of veterinary medicine is surgery/anesthetic monitoring. I also enjoy small animal dentistry and farm. I enjoy working with a variety of species and the fact that every day is different. I love the group of people that work within the clinic who can make even the busiest of days good. I feel privileged that I am able to be a part of helping people’s furry family members. Fun fact: I have been to both the top of the Eifel Tower and the Empire State Building!
This is the second time I took my rescue cat to see Dr. RACHEL Hughes and I am so impressed…

Bonnie Yates

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

Helen Eisnor

Dr Ring is fantastic with my diva Sophie. All the vets that I have had over the years in there…

Melanie Langille

Staff was very kind, compassionate and professional in handling dire situations with two of our animals (separate occasions; one with…

Samantha Otoole

I am very happy with my south shore veterinary hospital. I have taken my dogs there 2 years now. And…

Debbie Rivet


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