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​Our Vet

The Florenceville Veterinary Clinic their team believes in the human-animal bond, and treats each animal as an individual.

Dr. Shannon Monteith , Veterinarian & Practice Owner 

Education: Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island

Dr. Monteith is a 2001 graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island. She has worked for several mixed and companion animal practices along the Saint John River Valley. Dr. Monteith joined the Florenceville Veterinary Clinic as a part-time associate in 2003, became full time in 2008, and purchased the practice in March of 2010.

Dr. Monteith loves the challenge and variety of cases that veterinary medicine brings each and every day. She has a special interest in orthopedic surgery and animal rescue/rehabilitation.

Shannon’s ability to treat her patients as if they were her own is a quality that every pet owner desires in their vet. Her constant drive to improve her practice, learn new techniques, enhance the client relationship and positively influence the lives of their pets makes Florenceville Vet Clinic a one-of-a-kind medical endeavor.


Shannon is known for having an uncanny ability to handle even the most nervous and stressed pets with kindness and compassion, always keeping their comfort level at the forefront of her treatment plan. She is a doctor unlike any other and embodies the true values of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Shannon Monteith Floranceville Veterinary Clinic

The full Vet exam of the Puppies

We have established a strong collaboration with the Florenceville Veterinary Clinic to ensure that all our dogs are in excellent health condition. Dr. Shannon Monteith comes directly to the kennel every month. 

Our veterinarians consistently strive to maintain the puppies and the parents of our precious fur babies in optimal shape and condition until the travel date. Each puppy is vaccinated and dewormed before travel.

Our veterinarians conduct close examinations for the following:

  • Possible signs of genetic defects.

  • Weigh the puppy

  • Listen to heart and lungs with a stethoscope

  • Take his temperature (note: pet temperatures are taken rectally)

  • Examine eyes, ears, nose, feet, and genitalia

  • Examine skin and coat

  • Look at teeth and mouth

  • Palpate abdomen

General appearance Body score 1 to 10

  • Mouth

  • Teeth

  • Eyes

  • Ears

  • Cardiovascular System

  • Respiratory System

  • Lymph Nodes

  • Abdomen

  • Gastrointestinal System

  • Genitourinary System

  • Skin

  • Musculature

  • Skeleton

240 Burnham Rd.

Woodstock Branch
395 Connell Rd.

Perth Branch
119 Fort Rd.

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