Meet Our Team

Dr. Neil Pothier

DVM

Dr. Pothier has owned and operated Bayview Animal Hospital since 1987. Dr. Pothier completed his Veterinary degree, with an associate degree in Agriculture at the University of Guelph in Ontario in 1985. Dr. Pothier has a long history of doing charity work for many cats and dogs. He is currently working very closely with Friends of Ferals to help the feral cat problem in Digby County. When Dr. Pothier is not working he enjoys running, biking and volunteering for local organizations and events. Dr. Pothier is fluently bilingual.

Alec

Alec

RVT

Alec is a Registered Veterinary Technician. He is our Head Veterinary Technician/Medical Manager and also manages the hospital pharmacy. Alec has been with Bayview Animal Hospital for almost two decades. Alec’s special interest is in small animal dental services and is very knowledgeable in small animal medicine and care.

Sydnee

Sydnee

RVT

Sydnee is one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians. She became interested in the animal health care field after volunteering at an animal hospital, while attending St. Mary’s University. Sydnee decided to pursue her interest in the field and she has been a great addition to our team. Since joining our team in 2013, Sydnee has completed her Veterinarian Assistant course, as well as completed the Animal Health Technology distance program through Thompson River University. We are very proud of her accomplishment!

Kimberly

Kimberly

Veterinary Assistant

Kim is one of Bayview Animal Hospitals’ Veterinary Assistants. Kim has completed studies in Animal Sciences and Breed Selection Consultation. Kim’s special interest in animal health care lies with animal behavior and training.

Shawna

Shawna

Office Manager

Shawna joined the Bayview Animal Hospital team as the Office Manager in 2009. She has enjoyed watching the hospital evolve and grow with the animal health care field. Before coming to Bayview Animal Hospital, Shawna spent several years as a manager in the field of Early Childhood Education. The animal hospital setting isn’t entirely new to her as she worked at Bayview Animal Hospital as a student throughout high school.

Paige

Paige

Veterinary Receptionist

Paige is one of our Veterinary Receptionist. Paige volunteered at Bayview Animal Hospital in 2015 as part of a school requirement, she was then hired for a summer position. Since that time, Paige has gained a lot of customer service experience. We are happy to have her back as member of our team.

Christina

Christina

Client Care Specialist.

Christina is one of our Client Care Specialists. She brings years of experience in the customer service field.

Jenelle

Jenelle

Client Care Specialist

Jenelle is one of our Client Care Specialists, she brings years of experience in the customer service field. Jenelle is a long time client and we are happy to have her as part of our team.