Caring for pets in Dartmouth and beyond.

Think of us as your “other” family doctor.


We put your pet first.

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 your pet’s well-being. Russell Lake Animal Hospital is proud to offer veterinary appointments in English and French.

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We’re proud to serve the Dartmouth Nova Scotia area for everything pet-related. Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital are run by Dr. Adva Barkai-Ronayne, a licensed, experienced Dartmouth veterinarian.

What we do

We Value Our Relationships

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

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New Patient Center

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

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We Love Kind Words

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

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Quality Care

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

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Ethical Responsibility

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

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We're Here To Help

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

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