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Ashley Butt

Dr. Ashley N. Butt

Veterinarian

I am a self-proclaimed crazy cat lady and love all things cat! However, my veterinary journey began while working with a chronically ill horse. Working with her sparked my interest in veterinary medicine, and it wasn't long before I found myself at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College for pre-veterinary studies.

A few years later, I was accepted into a DVM program, and I graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, in May 2018. I am looking forward to working with our Sunrise clients and all of their beloved pets! I have worked at Sunrise Animal Hospital on and off since 2010, starting out in reception, moving into treatment, and then doing technician work during my off time in veterinary school. Now I have come full circle and started working here as a veterinarian in July 2018!

My veterinary areas of interest are preventative medicine, feline medicine and senior pet care. I absolutely love client education and taking the time to get to know our clients and their pets!

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Last updated: April 12, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. We are now allowing a limited number of clients in our clinic, however, we still encourage clients to stay in their cars where possible for annual exams, vaccines, wellness exams etc. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday (food sales only): 9:00 am - 1:00pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Sunrise Animal Hospital