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Dr. Adam Mahovlich

Veterinarian
Dr. Mahovlich, an Elgin County native, grew up in Springfield Ontario. He was drawn to veterinary science from a young age and pursued an education dedicated to the health and well-being of animals. He can’t remember a time when he didn’t want to be a veterinarian. As an honours graduate from East Elgin Secondary School in Aylmer Ontario, he continued his education at the University of Guelph where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, honours in Animal Biology. He then studied at the Ontario Veterinary College and completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. He spent his summers working at various vet clinics and farms gaining experience with a wide variety of animals.

Upon graduation, Dr. Mahovlich joined the team at Elgin Animal Hospital and became a partner a year later. Since then, he has continued to expand his skills and knowledge, taking courses in specialty areas including surgery, medicine, ophthalmology, and has an interest in preventative medicine. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Mahovlich enjoys an active lifestyle and is kept busy by his two boys Benjamin and Alexander, his wife Jenn (music teacher), and his two cats Samson and Finn.

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Last updated: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 2020 some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, 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. 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.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Elgin Animal Hospital