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Rachel Burley

Client Care Representative

Rachel joined the team at Champlain Animal Hospital in February 2019. She loves working with all of the fabulous and skilled veterinarians, technicians and support staff! Her favourite part of working as a veterinary receptionist is greeting all of the wonderful animals and their people.

Rachel has wanted to work with animals for as long as she can remember. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. She now lives on a beef farm with her husband, 3 daughters, their horses, barn cats, Portuguese water dog Gryphon and their rabbit Basil.

Fun fact: Rachel grew up in the city and has always wanted to live on a farm!

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Is Rabies Virus Really A Risk For My Pet

Rabies is one of the oldest and most feared viral infections of all time. Despite having a vaccine available, every year, there are 55,000 human deaths worldwide. Of the 25 human deaths from rabies in Canada, the most recent was in 2012, and all happened after exposure to bats. In Canada, there were 239 cases of animal rabies in 2017 and 183 in 2018.

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Last updated: October 15, 2021

Dear Clients,

Champlain Animal Hospital is committed to doing everything possible to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. As part of this commitment, we will be instituting the following precautionary protocols to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, 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. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am - 1:00 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 Champlain Animal Hospital