Katelyn started as a volunteer at DVH for several years. From there she became a casual employee, helping out and gaining valuble experience whenever she could. Katelyn is now a graduate of the Veterinary Technician program.
When not working at the clinic, Katelyn is always outside biking, rollerblading, hiking or canoeing with her friends and dogs.
Animal Care Assistant
Melissa joined our team in January 2015. Melissa brings lots of experience to Dean Veterinary Hospital. Melissa has been working in the veterinary industry for the past 10 years. Melissa is particularly good with birds and pocket pets; Melissa has her own Macaw named Oscar. Melissa also has a lovely whippet whose name is Petrie. Melissa loves to do lots of outdoor activities and Petrie is the perfect companion.
Sabrina has been volunteering at our hospital since September 2015 and is now also working part-time for Dean Veterinary Hospital (DVH). Sabrina started off with us doing general hospital duties including cleaning and now she helps with general animal care and assists the team with in-hospital patients. Sabrina is keen to learn new things and her volunteer hours have allowed her to see many interesting cases. Sabrina hopes one day to be a veterinarian herself. Sabrina has 2 pet rabbits Rosie and Bella. We love to have Sabrina help us out and all the animals at DVH love Sabrina.
Casey Anne Wilson
Animal Care Attendant
Casey is currently employed as an animal care attendant at our hospital: she is a valued member of the team at Dean Veterinary Hospital. Casey began volunteering at our hospital in the early part of 2017. Casey is currently in her last year at Humberview High School. Casey is planning to pursue a career as a veterinary technician. Casey loves outdoor activities especially with her dog Elsee.
Beatriz is currently attending Emily Carr. Beatriz completed her co-op at our hospital as a voluntary animal care attendant. Beatriz hopes with all her volunteer experience will help her to become a great veterinarian one day. She has been working with horses for the past 9 years and now has much more experience with small animals with her volunteer experience at Dean Veterinary Hospital. Beatriz now works for us on a part-time basis in her "spare time".
Ginger joined our team in the summer of 2017. Ginger has been a professional groomer for over 15 years. She has an abundance of experience with many dog breeds. Ginger brings her professional grooming team with her and operates her grooming services in the grooming facility we have at Dean Veterinary Hospital. Grooming is an additional service we are pleased Ginger can offer to our valued clients.
Animal Care Assistant
Stephanie joined our team in January 2018. Stephanie has a degree in Environmental Sustainability and is now pursuing a career as a Veterinary Technician.
Gabriele Antonio Leene
Gabriele is currently attending Emily Carr High School and is completing his co-op program with us. Co-op programs are an excellent opportunity for students like Gabriele who are interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.
Kennel Attendant/Client Service Representative
Clarissa has been volunteering at our hospital now for a number of years. Clarissa's responsibilities at our hospital include general hospital maintenance, receiving clients and assisting clients with their pets and assisting other Team members at our hospital. Clarissa also volunteers at Reptilia. In her spare time Clarissa loves to draw and paint: Clarissa's drawings are often on display at our hospital.
Veterinary Externship Student
Candace is completing her final year at the Ontario Veterinary College. As part of her graduating requirements Candace is required to complete a 2 month externship at a mixed animal practice in the summer prior to graduation. In the externship program veterinary students are able to apply all the knowledge from vet school into practice!
We are happy to have Candace as part of our team this year.