Provincial Veterinarian

Who does the Provincial Veterinarian report to?

The Provincial Veterinarian reports  directly to the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries

What is their role?

The Provincial Veterinarian will:

  • address the policy and regulatory issues related to:
    • animal health and welfare
    • cultured finfish industry on Prince Edward Island.
  • oversee provincial actions in any potential disease outbreak in the livestock or poultry industries.
  • oversee the health of finfish being transferred to and from Prince Edward Island
  • issue certification that finfish transferred to and from Prince Edward Island meet the Atlantic Province’s health criteria requirements for the transfer of finfish.
  • represent the province at the national level through membership on the Canadian Council of Chief Veterinary Officers.

Who is the Provincial Veterinarian?

Dr. Carolyn Sanford
Provincial Veterinarian
902-368-5660
cjsanford@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
May 9, 2017
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