Veterinary Specialty Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador hosts surgery, anesthesia, radiology and ICU departments.

We provide the province of Newfoundland and Labrador with surgical referral in the areas of soft tissue, orthopedics, neurology, and cancer surgery & radiology services. To aid us in providing the highest quality patient care we have digital radiology, a C-arm, anesthesia ventilator, endoscopy, invasive and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring, ECG, end-tidal CO2 monitoring, defibrillator and a referral specific computer program.

About Dr. Trina Bailey


2012               Pfizer Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teacher Award Nominee. The Distinguished Teacher Award is the highest teaching award given by North American veterinary colleges. Nominated by the DVM graduating class of 2012

2011               Novartis Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Presented annually to a clinician as chosen by the graduating DVM students. Chosen by the DVM graduating class of 2011.

2000               Veterinary Teaching Hospital Staff Award.

Presented annually to a fourth year AVC student who demonstrates exceptional technical and communication skills. Chosen by the VTH staff.

2000               American Association of Feline Practitioners Award.

 Presented annually to a fourth year veterinary student with an interest and aptitude for feline medicine and surgery. Chosen by the AVC faculty.


2000               Graduated with Honors. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine,

                                    Class of 2000


1999               Dr. Daria Campbell Memorial Award

Presented to the third year AVC student from Newfoundland and Labrador with the highest academic standing in that class.


Bailey TR, Paulsen DB, Sehgal I, Hosgood G. Immunohistochemical staining of urokinase plasminogen activator-like and urokinase plasminogen activator receptor-like proteins in the urinary tract of healthy dogs. AJVR 2006;67(9):


Myers D, Bailey T, Davidson J, Mitchell, MA. Diagnostic Challenge. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine 2006;15(3):234-237


Keirstead N, Miller L, Bailey T. Subvalvular pulmonary stenosis in a kitten. Can Vet J 2002;43(10):785-6.


Bailey TR, Holmberg DL, Yager JA. Nasal dermoid sinus in an American cocker spaniel. Can Vet J 2001;42(3):213-215.


Kisiel AH, McDuffee L, Masoud E, Bailey T, Esparzade-Nino B, Nino-Fong R.

Isolation, Characterization, and In Vitro Proliferation of Canine Bone Marrow, Adipose Tissue, Muscle, and Periosteum-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Am J Vet Res. 2012 Aug;73(8):1305-17.


Malek S, Sincair E, Hosgood G, Moens NMM, Bailey T, Boston S. Clinical management of gall bladder mucoceles by cholecystectomy: 61 cases. Vet Surg 2013 May;42(4):418-426


Chou PY, Runyon C, Bailey T, Beraud R. Use of Y-shaped TPLO plates for the stabilization of supracotyloid ilial fractures in four dogs and one cat. Vet Comp Orthop Tramatol 2013;26:226-232


Clark KJ, Rist P, Bailey T. Incidence of claw regrowth with three methods of onchyectomy. Can Vet J 2014 Mar;55(3):255-62