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About us

New Perth Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary practice owned and operated by Drs. David and Claudia Lister located just minutes outside of Montague, Prince Edward Island. At New Perth we are committed to providing you with the highest quality of care for your animals, offering small animal services ranging from house calls to medical, dental and surgical treatment in clinic as well as large animal services including aquaculture, poultry, swine and farm animal consultations.

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We are the only PEI veterinary clinic that is AAHA certified.

We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. That means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion. And keeping them healthy is our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Because your pets deserve nothing less.

Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. David and Dr. Claudia Lister

David and Claudia opened their first veterinary clinic together in 1976 in Dundas PEI, close to Dundas Farms, where they provided herd health services to the largest herd of exotic beef cattle in the province. Between 1976 and 1978 when they joined the Montague Vet Clinic, their farm and pet practice grew and they counted an ever increasing number of producers, pet owners and dog and cat breeders as loyal clients and friends. While Dr. David remained an owner of the Montague Clinic mixed animal practice for 35 years, Dr. Claudia decided to open a strictly small animal clinic in Stratford. In 1984, she opened the Southport Animal Hospital, where she practised for almost 25 years. While under her direction, the clinic achieved and maintained hospital accreditation with the American Animal Hospital Association, an organization of small animal practitioners striving for excellence in patient care. For many years, her clinic was the only AAHA accredited hospital…

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Mr. Nibbles
Nibbles or Mr. Nibbles as we refer to him, had a serious exercise wheel injury, fracturing one of his front legs and causing damage to its circulation. If we were to save his life, surgery was needed to amputate his tiny leg. When your patient is a dwarf hamster and only weighs 50 grams, not…

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