Jennifer grew up bringing her own family pet to Greenbank Animal Hospital way back in 1993! Since then she completed her high school co-op program here in 2002, graduated the Veterinary Technician program at Algonquin College in 2008 and has been an RVT at the clinic since 2009. Jennifer lives with her wonderful husband Stephen and their two daughters, Jocelyn and Audrey. They are smothered in cuddles and kisses from their 3 cats. Outside of work Jennifer loves cottaging to either her parent's cottage in Kazabazua or at her in-law's on Wolfe Island. She loves travelling, reading, watching movies and playing board games and cards with friends and family. Jen was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Chanda graduated as a Veterinarian Technologist in 2005 from St. Lawrence Collage. That same year she wrote her registry exam, giving her her full RVT standing. Chanda has been a part of the Greenbank team since October of 2005. Chanda has a fun energetic Boston Terrier named Shelby and a handsome and friendly Maine Coon cat named Roo Roo. Chanda also has 2 wonderful human children, Greyson and Willow. Chanda was Fear Free certified in 2019.
Athena joined our team in 2017 after graduating from the Veterinary Technician program at Algonquin College and earning her RVT status earlier that year. She grew up in the Valley and spent time living in Northern Ontario and Toronto before calling Ottawa home. Athena loves all animals, but has a special enthusiasm for feline friends. She was inspired to become an RVT by her beloved cat Isabelle. In her free time Athena enjoys roller skating, gardening, crocheting, and going camping, as well as quality time with her family and boyfriend. Athena was Fear Free certified in 2019
Abigail has been an RVT at our clinic since 2018 after completing her Veterinary Technician course at Northern College that year. She has two snuggly bunnies Thumper and Jack, 2 cats named Theia and George, and her horse Paisley. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, curling, spending time with friends, travelling back home to Newfoundland to see her family, and spending all the time she can with her fur babies. Abigail is also one of the founding members of Ottawa Kitten Rescue and volunteers her time and expertise to foster and save lives. Abigail was Fear Free certified in 2019
Cynthia graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at Algonquin College in 2018.That same year she wrote her registry exam, obtaining full RVT standing. Cynthia has a black cat named Montgomery and a dog named Laika. In her free time she enjoys playing board games, doing crafts and rewatching Gilmore Girls.
Alexa graduated as a Veterinary Technologist from St. Lawrence College in 2021. She started working as a kennel attendant in 2014 and has also worked as a receptionist and vet assistant as she worked towards becoming a technician. She is currently working towards her RVT. Alexa loves going to her family cottage and cuddling with her 4 cats Max, Momo, Shade and Tank. She enjoys travelling and cross-stitching. Alexa was Fear Free certified in 2021.
McKenna joined the Greenbank team in 2019, where she has since worked as a Registered Veterinary Technician and veterinary care staff. She graduated the Veterinary Technician program at Algonquin college in 2017 and passed her national exam later that year. McKenna is currently back in school for her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Ottawa. When not at work or studying, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as venturing on nature trails and reading. She has quite the range of pets at home, including a yorkie named Ella, a husky named Shiloh and a cat named Fry!
Ashley graduated the Veterinary Technician program at Algonquin in 2021, where she became Fear Free certified in 2018. She is currently working towards her RVT. Ashley enjoys going on long walks with her German Shepherd, Ellie, spending time with her family, and cooking.
Stefanie graduated in July 2021 from the veterinary technician program at Algonquin College and is working towards her RVT status. She left her first career, after 8 years in media sales, to pursue her passions in vet medicine. As a daughter of a diplomat, she grew up in many places including Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Poland and Syria, but has called Canada home since 2003. Stefanie has had a love and interest in wildlife since she was a young girl, spending much of her childhood observing elephants, giraffes and lions on safari. Stefanie enjoys playing video games, beach volleyball and is an avid "foodie". She also has a love for her friends and family (furry or not). She was Fear Free certified in 2021.