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Dr. Micaela Das Gupta

Veterinarian

I am originally from Halifax and wanted to be a vet while growing up. I became interested in other topics and studied Neuroscience at both Dalhousie and then McGill Universities before coming full circle and deciding that I wanted to be a Veterinarian. I graduated with my vet degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2018. I joined the Fairview Animal Hospital in May 2019. I am very interested in internal medicine, preventive health, and surgery. I love working on cases to bring about a better quality of life for both pets and owners.

I am currently lucky to be owned by Gramps, my little black cat I brought back with me from Scotland. A fun fact about me? I spent a year travelling around the world after my undergraduate degree and spent some time volunteering on farms in New Zealand which helped me decide that I wanted to become a vet.

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Your Dog's Fear is Real

Fear in dogs is not unusual in a veterinary office setting, just as we may have some fear or trepidation surrounding doctor or dentist visits for ourselves. Labels for these dogs have sometimes been applied in years gone by, such as “bad” or “vicious,” but we now know much more about fear responses in dogs,and fear-based aggression can be excruciatingly real for these canine patients.

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