Kelly joins the team as our Practice Manager for Greenbank and Village of Manotick Animal Hospitals. Kelly is a life-long animal lover with over 10 years experience in the pet industry and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in Business Management. While completing a Masters degree in International Business Management at Kingston University, England, she caught the travel bug and likes exploring new places whenever she can. On weekends she can be found with her husband and two daughters enjoying the antics of their Boston terrier, Reuben.
Janice joined our team in 2005 while doing a work placement for her Vet Assistant Program at Algonquin College. Together with her wonderful husband Don, they have raised 2 children (now grown adults) and have now become servants to their two pussycats Ben and Franklin. Janice, originally from P.E.I, returns annually with Don to enjoy the seafood, explore the many beautiful beaches for seaglass and watch endless amazing sunsets. Her hobbies include playing the guitar, sewing, reading, antique hunting, auctions, live theater, gardening and many quiet gourmet dinners with Don. Janice was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Sandy is the hospital manager at the Village of Manotick Animal Hospital and has been with us since 2001. Sandy and her husband have one daughter and one son, as well as a grandaughter. Their furry family members include 2 beautiful cats and a feisty boston terrier cross!
Jo, a long time Barrhaven resident, was a client at Greenbank Animal Hospital for many years before she joined our team. Jo is a big fan of miniature schnauzers and German Shepherds and currently owns a rescued German Shepherd named "Champ". Jo is married and is the proud mother of 3 children.
Adi is one of the first smiles that will greet you as you walk through the front doors on a Saturday morning. She is a receptionist at Greenbank Animal Hospital. She became part of our team in 2009. She enjoys the company of her wonderful pets.
Debbie has been our dog groomer for too many years to count! Debbie is an owner and breeder of German Shepherds. She also has a sweet female cat named Helen. Debbie always has 1 or 2 foster dogs under her care in addition to her permanent "pack". What many people do not know is that Debbie is also a wonderful singer and an amazing painter.
Sydney started working with us in 2014 at Village of Manotick Animal Hospital after graduating from the Veterinary Assistant program at Algonquin College. In 2018 she moved over to our Greenbank location. She has a rescue cat named Marty McFly who was found abandoned at a McDonalds restaurant. Sydney was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Selina joined the Greenbank Animal Hospital team in August 2016 and was promoted to Veterinary Care Staff Coordinator in 2020. She is a graduate of the Veterinary Assistant program at Algonquin College and has been working in the Veterinary field since she was 16 years old. Selina lives in a “zoo” with her Abyssinian cat named Mace, two Miniature Dachshunds named Pickle and Pogo, her Husky/Shepherd named Rosie and her husband Denis. Selina enjoys the simple things in life, and you can often find her baking, camping, golfing, and listening to country music.
Sabrina joined our team at Greenbank Animal Hospital at the end of August 2016. She has graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program as well as the Environmental Studies program. When not at work, she can be found at home with with her cats, birds, fish, and her rescue border collie named Poppy. Sabrina was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Here is Chelsea with her two lovable monsters Oliver the Australian Shepherd and Abby the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Chelsea has always had a passion for working with animals. Chelsea got the chance to work as a veterinary assistant caring for sick patients in the emergency/ICU department of a 24 hour hospital. Her passion for caring for animals only grew. Once she moved to Barrhaven Chelsea started to work as a Veterinary Assistant at Greenbank Animal Hospital. She does hope to go back to school to further her knowledge in the veterinary field.
Aidan grew up in North Bay, Ontario, always surround by lots of animals. Aidan and her boyfriend adopted their dog Rhea from the humane society in 2015. Aidan came to Ottawa for school and has been here for 8 years now. She graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program earlier this year and is loving her position at the clinic. Aidan was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Born and raised in East Ottawa, Karlie loves spending time with friends, family and her goofy dogs! Chance, the Great Dane mix and Keeper, the Shepherd mix. Karlie is a big fan of roadtrips, coffee, and cooking! Karlie was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Jenna joined the veterinary care staff in October 2018. Jenna has a certificate in Equine Science from the University of Guelph and is pursuing further post-secondary studies in order to obtain a diploma in Equine Studies. Jenna is a life-long resident of Barrhaven and a huge animal lover. She is the proud owner of four beautiful cats: Indigo, Boo, Leo and Lacey. Jenna is also an avid equestrian who competes in both dressage and eventing with her three equine partners: Taco, Kip and Babette. She enjoys spending her free time at the barn, going to the gym, reading and baking. Jenna was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Rachel joined the veterinary care staff in September 2019. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Psychology and Law at Carleton University. When not studying or at work she can usually be found curled up at home reading a book with her two cats Jelly and Jupiter and her ball python Nagini
Janice was raised just outside the village of Manotick and brought her family pets to the Village of Manotick Animal Hospital while growing up. She is thrilled to be working in her home town since she joined the team in September 2019. Janice has family and friends scattered throughout the Outaouais and Ottawa Valley that she sees as much as she can when she's not working. Besides movies and the gym, Janice's passion in teaching sign language to her recently adopted pug, "Norm".