Dorothy and her husband Dwight moved to Strathmore to help Dr. Jodi with managing the practice. Dorothy manages finances and business decisions while also cooking and baking for the clinic team. She enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Megan moved to Strathmore with her young family in the summer of 2015. Her background in corporate oil and gas provides us the knowledge to build our team to give our patients and clients the best care possible. Her miniature dachshund "Slyder" keeps her on her toes and when she isn't at the clinic you can find her playing with her family (husband and 2 little girls) and riding her horses.
Tania is originally from Strathmore and now lives North of Carseland on an acreage with her husband, Todd. Prior to joining our team in 2013, she spent 22 years working in health care, 17 of those in nursing. She enjoys all animals and she loves to spend time with all her "critters" she has at home, including two miniature bulls. Tania enjoys gardening, being in the great outdoors camping and being with her family and friends.
Carly lives in Strathmore, but her family has a farm out by Rockyford. There she keeps busy with the daily in and outs of their cattle operation. When she is not helping out on the farm she enjoys being outside, riding horses, and coaching and playing ringette. After Carly completed the Veterinary Technician program she joined our team in March 2014.
Tamara joined our team in 2015 and has been working hard to get to know all our clients. Her extensive background as a veterinary receptionist has provided us the ability to adapt our services for our clients. She lives in the small town of Blackie with her 3 pets "Abby, Bella and Lulu". In her spare time You will find Tamara outside camping, fishing or hiking.
Kelly joined our team in 2017 and her knowledge of horses and cattle is a great asset to our reception team. When not at the clinic you will find her showing her horse in the jumper ring or cattle penning and playing with her new foal Timbit.
Donna joined our team in 2019 and since then has grown to be a valued asset to keep the clinic flowing and patients doted on. She has a small herd of donkeys, horses and mules.
Jenn joined our team in 2019. She has a passion for all animals, but a special connection to cats and large animals. She has 3 dogs, 5 cats and 5 horses. She loves being part of the Animal Care Centre team because of the opportunities to learn new things and work with amazing clients. She has a connection to the community and volunteers her time with different organizations. In 2019, in her role with the Strathmore Stampede, she hosted the RCMP Musical Ride.
Ali is a local Strathmore girl. She joined our team after completing her practicum with us for the Veterinary Medical Receptionist program at Olds College. Ali enjoys camping, the outdoors and playing with her animals large and small.
Christina is a true small town, farm girl! Born and raised in Dorothy, Alberta, Christina grew up on a cattle farm. Her passion is supporting the team in all large animal capacities. She has a genuine love for all animals, but American Bulldogs hold a special place in her heart. She joined our team after graduating from Lakeland College with a Certificate in Veterinary Medical Office Assistance.
As a local member of the Strathmore community, Kristin joined the team in the fall of 2020. She is a mom to 2 girls, her cat, Ellie and her bird, Ruben. Kristin has a degree in Public Relations from Lethbridge College and grew up in Duchess, she is a country girl at heart. She is excited to learning new things in the field of veterinary medicine. She loves her job because she loves people, animals and being part of a team. She brings a new perspective and great energy to the team!
Sondra joined the team in the fall of 2020. She received her Veterinary Office Assistant Certification from Bow Valley College and paired with her equine and teaching assistant experience has been a great asset to our team. You can find Sondra teaching riding lessons or showing her horses, Freedom and Zip, when not busy with her 2 teenage sons. She loves this job because she gets to connect with people from the community, cuddle animals and it is always changing and dynamic.
Lexi graduated in the spring of 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Psychology. She has a passion for animals and plans to pursue her Veterinary Technician Diploma so she can focus her career in Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Pipestone, Alberta riding her horses and spending time outdoors fishing. She recently moved to Calgary with her husband and joined our team!