Government of New Brunswick

Overview

The Veterinary Clinic is part of the Provincial Veterinary services which provides on-farm clinical, preventive, medical, surgical, therapeutic and emergency services on a 365day/24 hours basis. Veterinary In-clinic and laboratory services are provided to support the veterinary field services. The Veterinary Field Service also provides public health support in the areas of suspect carcass inspection and rabies control. Fees are charged for services, with horses, zoos and wildlife owners paying higher levels than food animal and fur bearing producers

Eligibility

Dairy, beef, swine, poultry, sheep, goat, fox, mink and alternative livestock producers and horse owners are eligible for services. Services are also available to zoos and wildlife parks species.

Description

The Veterinary Clinic is located at the Provincial Veterinary Centre, situated at the rear of the federal research facility at 850 Lincoln Road, Fredericton. The Centre also houses the Provincial Veterinary Laboratory and the central pharmaceutical stockroom, as well as administration offices. Fredericton regional veterinary services are also located in the facility.

The large animal Veterinary Clinic functions as a medical and surgical referral centre for both out-patient and in-clinic cases serving multiple large animal species in New Brunswick. Specialized equipment is available to aid in patient diagnosis. An attached stable provides facilities for eight hospitalized patients.

Clinic Services included in hourly rate:
Reproductive examinations
Pregnancy examinations
Dystocia in mares
Artificial insemination
Semen evaluation
Lameness diagnosis
Lameness treatment, medical and surgical
Respiratory disease diagnoses and treatment
Endoscopic examination of respiratory and gastrointestinal systems
Examination of teeth and associated dental procedures
Surgeries including : Umbilical hernia repair; Castration; Cryptorchid surgery; Orthopedic procedures; Reproductive tract procedures
Parasite control treatments
Pre-purchase examinations
Investigations of performance problems in horses
Examination and treatment for gastrointestinal disturbances such as colics
Repair of lacerations related to trauma
Disease investigation on an individual animal or group basis
All other examinations, medical, surgical and control treatments

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2014/2014AAF04Veterinary.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
In-Clinic hourly rate for all species, charged out in 15 minute intervals: 228.002014-04-01
Hospitalization fee per day34.002014-06-01
Radiographic fee image - no time fee charges44.002014-06-01
Thermal Imaging (per examination)- no time fee charges173.002014-04-01
Shock Wave Therapy (per treatment)- no time fee charges173.002014-04-01
Contact Information Email Location
Fredericton