Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Ariane Finsten

Dr. Ariane Finsten

Veterinarian

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.

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Last updated: August 4, 2020

Dear Clients,

Below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

5. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

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