Cindel graduated from Ridgetown in 2010 and joined our team in 2017 and has been a vital member of the team. Either helping clients up at reception or assisting with patients in the treatment area.
Cindel lives on and runs a horse farm with her 3 Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers and 2 cats.
Brooke started at the Strathroy Animal Clinic in February of 2020 after moving back to her hometown, Strathroy. She graduated from Fanshawe College with her medical administration diploma. Little did she know she would end up in veterinary medicine after working in human medicine for 3 years. A fitting change for her, as she loves animals! Brooke shares 2 busy kitties with her husband Carter.
Robyn was not in the veterinary field originally, but her husband mentioned her love for animals to her and they both decided she was perfect for the job. She took further schooling for veterinary reception and found us! Robyn is efficient, productive and all around helpful. She’s often found in the back assisting in restraint and blood draws, as well, which makes her a great team member.
Donna’s love for animals started very young as she grew up on farm in Parkhill. She followed her passion for helping people and animals by going to Ridgetown college where she graduated as a certified vet assistant. Donna joined the SAC team right after graduation!
You can find Donna with a loving smile at the front desk.
Donna also keeps busy by doing photography and wedding films.
Donna adores being a mom to her young daughter, two kitties, and her bulldog and black Lab.
Caria Bolton started at Strathroy Animal Clinic as a coop student in 2018 and has been working as a kennel student since then. She graduated from Strathroy District Collegiate Institute in 2019 and is currently studying biological sciences at the University of Guelph.
Her affection for animals began at a very young age with her first pet being a rat. Throughout the years she has had a variety of animals to love, including snakes, lizards, rabbits, cats, and dogs.
Katie started at the Strathroy Animal Clinic in August of 2021 after moving back to the Strathroy area. After graduating from Fanshawe College’s Office Administration-Executive program she found herself working in human medicine with a specialty in ophthalmology. After several years of helping people it was her love of animals brought her to us! Katie is a loving wife to Phil and a proud dog, cat and human mom!
Lisa grew up in Mt. Brydges where she played baseball as a kid and rode horses. It was at a young age that Lisa knew she wanted to work with animals. Lisa always had a dog or dogs and a cat, so she pursued animal health as her career. After she graduated in 1997, Lisa worked in Windsor for a few years, then decided home in Mt. Brydges is where she wanted to be. Lisa got a job at the Strathroy Animal Clinic in Oct 2000 and has been happily working there ever since.
Andria graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Ridgetown College in 2002. She is married and has 2 daughters. She also shares her home with her two cats, Gracie and Oliver. Her hobbies include crocheting and baking. She enjoys baking a cake for each of her fellow employees when their birthday comes around. She is in charge of organizing the schedules for the heartworm positive dogs that we treat at the clinic. Here favorite roles at the clinic are Surgery Technician and taking dental radiographs.
Courtney is a born and bred Strathrovian who from an early age loved all creatures great and small. She joined the Strathroy Animal Clinic team in March 2014 right after graduating from the Veterinary Technician Program at St. Clair College. She is a critical part of our surgical assist team making sure all of the equipment is maintained and properly sterilized.
When she isn’t working you can find her spending time with her husband and new son, playing music, playing board games and reading.
Becca Bakker graduated from Ridgetown College in 2003. She lives with her husband, her 4 cats - Asha, Buddy, her rescue Bengal mix Gatto, her Siamese Finian and their dog Delmy. Becca also works on their family broiler chicken farm & cash crop farm. She has recently completed her veterinary fear free course. Becca has joined the veterinary team in 2016 and has loved building relationships with our clients and their pets. Outside of work when she isn't busy on the farm she enjoys reading and photography.
Ailsa graduated from St. Clair College in June 2016 and started at the Strathroy Animal Clinic shortly after. Ailsa has taken an interest in physical rehabilitation for dogs and cats and is currently taking continuing education to become a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner. Ailsa has 2 rescue dogs at home: Chevy the lab and Gidget the Shepherd. In her spare time Ailsa is training and competing in agility with her 2 dogs. In the winter months Ailsa likes to play and teach curling.
Taylor graduated from St. Clair college in 2016 and joined our team a couple years later in 2018. Taylor lives with her Golden Retriever Lenny and cat Mildred. In her spare time, Taylor enjoys spending time with her family and taking her pets on new adventures such as camping and canoeing.
Laura graduated from the RVT program at Algonquin College in 2015. Since then, she has worked at the Ontario veterinary college in the small and large animal departments, and at her father’s mixed animal practice up north.
She finally settled down in the Strathroy area with her partner and 2 dogs Jake and Sadie (who answer more to Laverne and MooMoo than their real names). In her spare time she likes to craft with wood and paint colourful abstracts.
Victoria here graduated as a Registered Veterinary Technician from Ridgetown College in 2015. She has worked at other clinics in both a technician and management role and eventually made her way to us.
Victoria has a loveable Bernese Mountain dog Houston, who visits the vet far too often to bring up items he wasn’t supposed to eat! He’s also a superstar and donates blood at the London Emerg Clinic
Meghan has been working with animals since her fist job as an animal care attendant. Meghan graduated from Ridgetown college in 2001, and has worked in several small animal clinics, an equine clinic & a busy emergency clinic before joining the Strathroy Animal Clinic in 2015.
Meghan loves surgery & Nursing care, and has a special love for geriatric pets. Meghan has 3 amazing children who are animal lovers like their mother. They share their home with a cat named Gord.
As far back as she can remember, Karen has always had a deep bond with animals and a passion for their care. In 2005 she graduated from the Veterinary Technology Program at Ridgetown College and became a Registered Veterinary Technician.
She began working at Strathroy Animal Clinic in 2015 after spending much of her career in emergency clinics. When not working, Karen loves spending time with her family and friends, painting and graciously serving her trio of felines.
Karen joined the Strathroy Animal Clinic in June 2014. She graduated from St Clair College in 1999. Before coming to us she spent 8 years in a busy after hours emergency clinic and is happy to be back in a family practice setting similar to where she spent her first 7 years as a technician.
Beth has worked at the Strathroy Animal Clinic since January 2011. She has always taken an interest in helping animals as well as people. Her previous work experiences have always been associated with customer service or animal care and at the Strathroy Animal Clinic Beth plays a part in providing both!
Beth obtained her Bachelor of Science in Zoology at the University of Guelph and through her past employment endeavors, she has enjoyed working with a variety of animals including dogs, cats, pigs, rabbits, goats, alpacas, deer and even a camel!
Darryl joined the Strathroy Animal Clinic team in Feb 2009 as a receptionist and became the Office Manager in 2016.
Darryl's love of all animals includes his dog Buster, Red-Footed Tortoise named Shelly and his Leopard Gecko named Alice. Along with his scaly friends he has 3 daughters Fiona, Charlotte & Chloe.
At this time the clinic will remain open, but with some critical adjustments with how we operate in order to help keep our community and our staff healthy.
We are still available to see our patients, however, we will be practicing "hands free" appointments. We will have you bring your pet to the main entrance of the clinic and place your pet in between the double doors and a staff member will bring your pet into the clinic.