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

Debbie Rivet

I’ve only been a client of this clinic for less than a year but have been very pleased with the…

Heather Lcs

When our boy suddenly got sick, we managed to get an appointment the same day. Unfortunately, the diagnosis was not…

Glen Arenburg

I have a dog who is my first rescue! He's part pitbull mix & had never been to a vet…

Lisa Nauss

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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