Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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SAH Joanne Combdon

Joanne Combdon

Receptionist
I first began my journey in animal care by opening a grooming salon in a downtown Toronto veterinary hospital. While working with the veterinary staff, I was able to thrive and have a successful business. After moving to St. John's, I was able to continue my veterinary career in the field as a receptionist at Sunrise Animal Hospital. When I moved to St. John's, I wanted to start over by surrounding myself with compassionate and caring people. I wanted to find people like myself, who have a heartfelt interest in animal care. I joined Sunrise Animal Hospital in August of 2013 and have been here ever since! My first pet was a sweet black lab, Teva. My favourite thing about the clinic is the staff and animals.

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Last updated: July 13, 2020

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. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. 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.

5. 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: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
- 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