Meet Our Caring and Compassionate Veterinary Team

Meet the veterinarians and team of Coverdale Veterinary Hospital. We are pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at 506-383-4VET (4838) to speak to one of our caring veterinary team members!

Margaret Dunnett, DVM

Owner, Veterinarian

Dr Margaret, a Riverview native, has lived in the area her entire life. Her family is her greatest joy and consists of her husband and three children, 6 dogs, 3 cats. A sheep, potbellied pig, rabbits, guinea pigs, tortoise, 2 quarter horses, ponies and a miniature horse. She loves working as a veterinarian and caring for your furry family members.

Jennifer Robbins, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Robbins joined the Coverdale Vet family in 2013. Since then, she has enjoyed caring for both the pet parents and their furry friends who have come through the clinic doors. When not wearing her veterinary hat, she enjoys traveling, learning new languages and curling up with her cat Gizmo.

Anne Mack, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Mack is an Island transplant who has made Moncton home for the past 25+ years. She has two cats and a dog, who were looking for a home and found hers, and some friendly hens who fulfill her farming aspirations. She enjoys reading, the outdoors, music, her four kids, and, as a veterinarian, helping owners help their pets.

Justine MacPherson, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Justine MacPherson grew up in Moncton NB, and graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2021. Her passion for animals started at a young age, with her array of family pets. She now has two rescue dogs (Frankie & Scout), and is always falling in love with the stray cats and dogs that come through the clinic doors. Dr. MacPherson enjoys creating a relationship with her clients and their pets, and strives to be an advocate for all animals. She has a special interest in canine behaviour. In her free time, Dr. MacPherson enjoys hiking, reading, and taking her dogs to the beach.

Wole Oguntona, B.Sc., DVM

Veterinarian

Wole grew up in rural South West Nigeria around grandparent’s family small ruminants and swine farms. Moved to Canada at a young age and attended Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus, Truro, Nova Scotia for his Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. He obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, PEI. Lover of animals of various sizes and shapes but, Doodles are his favourites. Wole resides in West Riverview, New Brunswick with his immediate family.

Josie Colpitts

Veterinary Technician

Josie grew up always having a love for animals, small and large. At quite a young age you would find her riding her horse out on the trails or in the hay loft playing with the stray kittens. She grew up in Hopewell Hill and later moved to Hillsborough where she resides with her Golden Retriever named Phynn and 2 cats, Elvis and Nora. Josie graduated from Thompson Rivers University with an undergraduate degree in the Animal Health Technology Program.

Kristyna Caissie, RVT

Veterinary Technician

Kristyna has lived in Moncton her whole life and has known she wanted to work with animals since she was just a young girl. She loves all the animals we see but has an especially soft spot for kittens. She has three cats and a dog that have claimed her as their own.

Tacha Durelle, RVT

Veterinary Technician

Tacha, who grew up in Bay Du Vin, NB has known she wanted to work with animals since the age of 5. She has always had various pets at home from dogs to chinchillas. She enjoys and appreciates working with animals and people on a daily basis. She also loves to learn and improve herself. She currently lives in Riverview with her three cats Shady, Layla and Roman.

Paula Smith

Veterinary Assistant

Paula has more than 10 years experience working in vet clinics and has been with Coverdale Vet since its opening. She lives in Lower Coverdale with her beautiful family and her pets who include her cats Louchie and Steve, with various rabbits and hamsters.

Theresa Greene

Veterinary Technician

Theresa is originally from Ontario but has lived all over Canada and the UK. Having graduated tech school in 2008 from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, she spent most of her career working in emergency clinics on Vancouver Island. She moved to Moncton in 2016 with her husband and 3 cats and has since adopted another rescue cat. She has been at Coverdale Vet Hospital since 2017 where she enjoys helping all the people and pets that she meets daily.

Nathan Fletcher

Veterinary Technician

Karessa Cormier

Veterinary Technician

Karessa has always had a passion for helping animals in need. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Oulton College in 2019 and is now our Fear Free Advocate. Karessa’s goal is to make every animal’s visit at Coverdale a positive one! Her coworkers would say that nobody loves cats more than she does. Her fur family consists of Sable (an English Pointer) and four cats Tempest (Tempy) , Lucky, Gilligan, and Remmington. Outside work you will likely find Karessa playing fetch with both her dog Sable AND her cat Tempy.

Terri-Lynn Skinner

Veterinary Technician

Claire Mitchell

Veterinary Technician

Claire has always had a passion for animals, especially horses. This led her to Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus where she received her Diploma in Veterinary Technology. When she isn’t with the pets at the clinic, she can usually still be found with animals at the barn, on a hike, or at camp. She also has a cat named Libby aka “the church cat” as she likes to tag along to church!

Monika Matthews

Veterinary Technician

Becky White

Vet Assistant

Becky has always had a love for animals of all kinds. She started off working with marine animals at the Seal Lab with Memorial University of Newfoundland while completing a B.Sc. She then went on to be a zookeeper for a few years in Toronto and Alberta before settling back on the East Coast. Although herding breeds have a soft spot in her heart (as you can tell by the cute border collie pictured above) she loves all dogs,cats, birds and even reptiles. On her days off Becky can be found spending time with her family, hiking or enjoying a hot cup of tea with a good book. She has two fluffy cats that live alongside her wonderfully hyper border collie.

Mikaela Weeks

Veterinary Assistant

From a young age, Mikaela has always known she wanted to work with animals. Always having pets in her house growing up inspired her to become a Veterinary Assistant. Currently she has an Axolotl, a dove, 3 cats (Jack, Chloe and Gidget) and the newest addition to her family, a puppy named Fender. When she’s not at the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her pets, camping and growing her beach glass collection.

Katie Campbell

Veterinary Assistant

Tara Long

Inventory Manager

Tara joined the team in January of 2011. Her family moved to Riverview from Truro, NS in 2008. She enjoys giving love and attention to the strays and orphans who make their way to the clinic. When not at the front desk greeting clients she can usually be found “out and about” with one of her four children.

Corinna Yuill

Clinic Coordinator

Corinna has always had a passion for animals! Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, she started her career as a Vet Assistant and even spent a few years as a groomer. In 2010, Corinna moved to Moncton N.B with her husband and 4 dogs.She currently has 2 Yellow Labradors; Cora, 14 years old and Daisy, 2 years old as well as a Shepherd/Lab mix, rescue pup, Ilsa. Furby & Andre the Giant, her two kitties round out her furry family. Corinna has 1 Son (Brennan) and a Grandson (Killian) that still live in Alberta with the rest of her family. She has come to love N.B and hopes family will follow her here.

Amanda Sewell

Client Service Specialist

Born and raised in Miramichi, NB, Amanda has always had a love for animals. She has owned over 10 different types of animals including : dogs, cats, hamster, fish, turtle, rabbit, goose, horses, peacocks, and budgie birds. Amanda enjoys listening to music, watching tv and movies, reading, hiking, cooking and baking, camping, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband Luke and three cats, Allie, Oreo, and Taz in Dieppe where they currently live.
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Quin Agnew

Student

Quin grew up in Riverview and has always had a pet in her life. She has a dog, cat, and fish she loves at home but dogs are her favourite. She had many small animals when she was young which she enjoyed taking care of. Her love of animals is the reason she is currently attending Dalhousie agricultural campus, taking the bioveterinary program.

Clara Jean Campbell

Student

Makayla Gallant

Student

Julia White

Student

Meet Our Furry Clinic Family