Ariane Finsten

Dr. Ariane Finsten


Dr. Finsten obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Atlantic Veterinary College in PEI, then practiced in Pennsylvania and Toronto before returning to her native Ottawa.

Her interests include soft tissue surgery, internal medicine most particularly the diagnostic dilemmas that arise from endocrinology. She has written professionally for other veterinarians and pharmaceutical companies. She has worked in research and has published several scientific papers.

Apart from veterinary medicine, Dr. Finsten is a foodie and an avid world traveller, who enjoys her family, music, wine, writing, hiking, gardening and yoga (in no particular order!).

Dr. Finsten joined the Centretown team in October 2017.


Archie the dog lying on a bed with dental health book, toothbrush and toothpaste

Brushing Your Dog's Teeth

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Last updated: August 9, 2022.

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies. Here is what you can expect during your next visit:

  • Our doors are open, and all clients are welcome inside.
  • Although restrictions have been lifted in the province, we ask that clients wear a mask if accompanying a pet inside the hospital.
  • If you would like to request curbside pickup for purchases, we will gladly accommodate.
  • Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - Your dedicated team at Centretown Veterinary Hospital