Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Scott MacMahon

DVM, BSc Animal Bioscience

My Commitment To You

To our referring partner veterinarians, my commitment is to maintain open lines of communication & to collaborate with in order you to achieve the best possible outcomes for our patients.
To pet owners, my commitment is to understand that emergency situations are extremely stressful for owners & pets alike. I pledge to put myself in your shoes & to treat every single patient as if it were my own.
-Dr. Scott MacMahon
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BIO

Dr. Scott MacMahon is one of the newest ER Veterinarians at our BC hospital. Dr. MacMahon grew up in Calgary, Alberta where he developed a love for animals & the natural world at a very young age. After graduating high school, Dr. MacMahon moved to Saskatoon, SK where he completed an undergraduate degree in Animal Bioscience. Upon graduation, Dr. MacMahon worked as an Animal Protection Officer for the Saskatoon SPCA for several years - enforcing the Animal Protection Act & protecting animals from cruelty, abuse & neglect. Dr. MacMahon then attended veterinary school at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.

After graduating from veterinary school with multiple awards, Dr. MacMahon accepted an Emergency & Critical Care Internship at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital where he was directly trained & mentored by two board-certified critical care specialists (Dr. Jagodich & Dr. Harmon). Upon completion of his internship, Dr. MacMahon elected to stay on at BBVSH as an Emergency Veterinarian. He is excited to serve pets & families within the community and to continue to grow his skillset as an emergency veterinarian.

In his spare time, Dr. MacMahon loves to travel the world & spend as much time outdoors as possible - camping, backpacking, kayaking, scuba diving, downhill skiing, wakeboarding, etc.. He also loves sports & is an avid fan of the NHL, NFL & Formula 1 racing. Dr. MacMahon is also passionate about music and loves attending concerts or any form of live music.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience
  • Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital, Internship in Emergency & Critical Care
Memberships
  • Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society
Awards
  • Canadian Animal Blood Bank Award (2021)
  • Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society Award (2021)
  • Dundee Bryne Memorial Award (2021)
  • WCVM Class of 2006 Award (2021)
  • Hills Pet Nutrition: The 5th Vital Assessment Award (2020)
  • Lexie Adamson Animal Welfare, Rights & Rescue Award (2018)
  • Distinguished Undergraduate Award in Animal Bioscience (2014)

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