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About Gander Veterinary Clinic

We are a companion animal clinic located in Gander. Our clinic was founded by Dr. Douglas Tweedie, and has been in operation for over 30 years now. Dr. Bernice Heffern joined Gander Veterinary Clinic in 1991 after graduating from Atlantic Veterinary College, U.P.E.I. Dr. Heffern took ownership of the clinic in 2008 and moved the practice to its current location on 26 Roe Avenue in 2009. Since then, the clinic has continued to grow with an expansion of services and products available to our clients.

We currently have 2 veterinarians on staff, Dr. Heffern and Dr. Gouchie.

Gander Veterinary clinic proudly supports the Gander and Area SPCA through discounted services and an annual monetary donation.


Our Team

The medical staff at Gander Veterinary Clinic is committed to providing you and your pet a pleasant and comfortable experience. We are caring, professional, welcoming and have built a strong reputation among our clients over these years. Our team includes highly skilled professionals devoted to the care of your cherished pet.

Dr. Heffern

Dr. Gouchie

Denny DuCat & Alex Purrevv

Client Greeters

Vanessa Elliott
Practice Manager

Jill Harris
Registered Veterinary Technician

Megan Drover
Registered Veterinary Technician

Andrea Hapgood
Support Staff - Assistant

Raylene Rogers
Support Staff - Assistant

Kelly Woolridge
Support Staff - Assistant

Candace Lewis
Client Care - Receptionist

Amanda Blandford
Client Care - Receptionist

Please call us to schedule an appointment.


Gander Veterinary Clinic
26 Roe Ave
Gander, NL

A1V 1W8


Monday : 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


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