Our Caring & Compassionate Veterinary Team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Burnside Veterinary Hospital in Dartmouth! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (902) 407-9663 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


Dr. Barry MacEachern

Barry MacEachern, Veterinarian/Owner

Dr. Barry grew up on a small farm in Cape Breton, where his passion for…

Dr. Jessica McCarron

Dr. Jessica McCarron, Associate Veterinarian

  Dr. Jessica, originally from Cape Breton, has now set up strong roots in Halifax.…

Dr. Susan Taylor

Dr. Susan Taylor, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Taylor is originally from New Brunswick but has lived in Nova Scotia for her…

Dr. Miriam Coulthard

Dr. Miriam Coulthard, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Miriam was born and raised in Halifax, and received her BSc in Biology from…
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Dr. Jessica Thompson

Dr. Jessica Thompson, Associate Veterinarian

Registered Veterinary Technician

Kirstie Card

Veterinary Technician

Growing up with dogs and horses, Kirstie always knew she wanted to work with animals.…

Bonnie McCormick

Veterinary Technician

Bonnie grew up in a military family.  Moving a lot.  Her one constant was her…

Lauren Ings-Robertson

Veterinary Techician

Hey Burnside Vet family, my name is Lauren and I'm a registered veterinary technician. I…

Aimee Goguen

Veterinary Technician

“Hi, I’m Aimee. I’m a Registered Veterinary Technician that has been apart of the Burnside…

Peggy Corkum

Veterinary Technician

 My journey into the veterinary world started approximately 18 years ago. I was a volunteer…

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Gillis

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica grew up on a little farm in Port Hood, Cape Breton. She grew up…
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Victoria Laba

Veterinary Assistant


Laurie Merchant

Front Reception Lead

Hi! I’m Laurie and I bring 18 years of experience to my current role at…

Rebecca Cullen

Front Reception

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Zoe Greening

Front Reception