Russell Lake Animal Hospital

Serving the pets of Dartmouth and beyond!

Think of us as your “other” family doctor.

Russell Lake Animal Hospital offers excellence for your pet’s health in an intimate and relaxed, state of the art, fully-equipped hospital. We incorporate scientifically proven aspects of conventional medicine and nutrition to enhance preventive health care and the well-being of your pet. Russell Lake Animal Hospital is proud to offer veterinary appointments in English and French.

Download Our Free App!

This app is designed to provide extended care for our patients and clients.

The app allows you to:
• One touch call and email
• Request appointments
• Request food
• Request medication
• View your pet’s upcoming services and vaccinations
• And more!

Honestly had such an incredible experience for my dogs first visit. Both the vet and the vet tech were extremely patient and knowledgeable. They took the extra time and steps to make sure my dogs and myself were comfortable and to make sure that I had a total understanding of my pet’s care. Highly recommend. Kaydance K.

Ready to book an appointment?

You can request an appointment online in minutes! If you need immediate assistance, please call us directly at 902-407-4570.

Save Time, Order Online!


Instead of picking up the phone, go online! Ordering online allows you to:

· Order 24/7 – from anywhere

· Refill your pet’s prescription medications – hassle free!

· Guarantee your order will be ready and waiting for you when you come in to pick it up

· Set-up a recurring AutoOrder, SAVE 5% and never run out!

· Home delivery available

· Shop from our selection of over 2,500 products including: diets, toys, treats, supplements and much more!

Explore our website!

We're One Big Family

Dr. Adva Barkai-Ronayne and the team are here to provide compassionate care to your pet.

Quality Care

Your pet is an important part of your family, and you want the best medical care available.

New Patient Center

We love meeting new patients, and we’re here to make your life even easier.

Ethical Responsibility

Committed to animal welfare, ethical treatment of animals, and strengthening the human-animal bond.

We Love Kind Words

We work hard to make sure that you and your pet are happy and stress-free during every visit.

We're Here To Help

Have questions? The team at Russell Lake Animal Hospital is here for your pet’s health!

Welcome to Russell Lake Animal Hospital

We’re open seven days a week to make sure your pet gets the care that they need.

Where To Find Us

250 Baker Drive #120
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W-6L4
Click here for directions.

When We're Open

Monday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

How To Contact Us

Phone: 902-407-4570
Fax: 902-407-4573

After Hours Emergency

Phone: 902-817-0076

We’ll be here when you need us.

Have questions? Please complete the form below and a member of our team will get back to you as quickly as possible. If you need immediate assistance, please call us directly at 902-407-4570.