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.

Randy Hayward, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Randy Hayward graduated from WCVM – Saskatoon and has been actively involved in the veterinary industry for over 25 yrs., working on all creatures great and small. He also instructs at a local college for Veterinary Technicians. Always interested in developing new techniques, over the past few years he has been focusing on veterinary dentistry. When not working with animals you may find him in his woodworking shop, canoeing in the river behind his house or cruising the streets on his bright red Ducati. Come meet the vet who says he “never met a cat he didn’t like.”

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.

Tacha Durelle, RVT

Registered 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.

Kristyna Caissie, RVT

Registered 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.

Savannah Arsenault, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Savannah was born and raised on a farm in Moncton. She graduated from Oultons in 2013. She currently has 3 rats and used to consider herself a dog-person but is finding herself becoming more of a cat-person.

Josie Colpitts

Veterinary Technician

Josie grew up in the Hillsborough area and has always been involved with animals. Growing up she knew she would have a career with animals and now she is taking the Animal Health Technician course at Thompson Rivers University. At home she can be found training and showing horses at the local horse shows. She enjoys working with animals and people on a daily basis. She currently lives at home with her family and her dog Brandy.

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.

Ryan Gass

Veterinary Assistant

Ryan was born in Miramichi, grew up Riverview where he has lived ever since. He always wanted to be able to work with animals and loves caring for them! He currently has 1 cat named Maddock and 2 kittens named Mike and Sully. When not at work caring for your furry family, you will likely find him at the rink playing hockey.

Tara Long

Customer Service Representative

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.

Meet Our Furry Clinic Family