The Countryside Veterinary Hospital Team
Our staff includes one veterinarian, two licensed veterinary technicians, one veterinary administrative assistant and receptionist. Each team member takes great pride in our hospital standards.
We know that there is a very special bond between pets and their owners. Your dog or cat is a family member and when a family member needs medical attention you want to be confident that they receive treatment from competent, caring and compassionate veterinary professionals. At Countryside Veterinary Hospital we understand that, and we strive to provide this in a pleasant, stress-free environment for you and your pet.
Countryside Veterinary Hospital provides excellent patient care and personalized service. We take the time to develop a bond with clients and their pets. We pride ourselves in being able to make our clients feel they are important to us and not rushed during their visit.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Thomas Prime
Dr. Prime was born in the Fredericton area. He attended the University of New Brunswick and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Then attended the Atlantic Veterinary College and received a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1997. He furthered his education by completing an internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists just outside of New York City. It was there where he gained extensive training and experience in emergency medicine, critical care, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, internal medicine and orthopedic surgery. He has more than 15 years of experience in orthopedics and works with other veterinary hospitals in New Brunswick on an orthopedic referral basis.
Dr. Prime is married with two stepchildren, two dogs and two cats. He has a very active family life outside of his profession and loves to spend time outdoors in all seasons doing a variety of activities.
Practice Manager/ Veterinary Assistant
Laura graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program at Eastern College in 2018. She grew up on a farm where she found a love for animals big or small. She knew she wanted to pursue a career path with them at a young age. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, sports and skiing. Laura has her
own horse named Dasher and two cats Xeada and Frost.
Shanie graduated from Oulton College in 2012 and has worked in the field of veterinary medicine ever since. She loves being able to help animals feel better. Shanie has always loved animals ever since a young age so Veterinary Technician was a perfect career path. She enjoys how the job keeps her doing different things. Shaine has 3 pets that are all rescues and loves them to pieces!
Shelby is a Registered Veterinary Technician having graduated from VTNE in August 2022. She started with us in June 2022. Shelby has no pets yet, so to fill her life with what she loves the most (animals) she became a vet tech and part-time pet sitter. In her spare time, she enjoys playing video games, singing, and being with her friends and family.
168 Holyoke Ln
Keswick Ridge, NB E6L 1V8
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