Christine joined the practice in 1994. In 2003, she became the reception supervisor and in 2015 she transitioned into the role of Hospital Administrator. Her care and compassion for people and pets is evident in her daily interactions with staff, clients and their furry family members. She has a great love for the outdoors and for baking and cooking—she often shares samples of her culinary skills with the rest of the staff. She also enjoys country living with her 2 daughters.
Dave is a graduate of Algonquin College in the Robotics and Digital Electronics program. Dave started working for the Orleans Veterinary Hospital many years before, in 1979 as a member of the kennel staff. He worked nights at Mac’s Milk and days at the clinic. Dave left Orleans Vet in 1983 to attend college. After completing several courses of study in electronics and computer aided design, Dave went to work as a designer of elevating systems for the physically challenged. He kept his hand in at Orleans Vet taking care of the computer systems and other mechanical equipment. Dave left mechanical design and joined Orleans Vet as the office manager in 1992 and has been there ever since.
Maureen is one of the original staff, beginning her tenure in 1978. At that time, Maureen was a trained Dental Assistant but she wanted to work with animals. When Maureen first joined us, she held two positions, receptionist and technician. To many of our clients, Maureen is not just a receptionist, she is a friend. Over the years, she has had many animal companions.
Sheryl has been with us since 2007. She loves all animals as evidenced by the four rescued cats who live with her; Kitty, Dexter,OOgie and Jack. When she isn’t being harassed by her cats, Sheryl enjoys walking and gardening.
Bev joined us in 2007 after a long career in the airline industry as a customer service agent. Bev moved to Ottawa in 2001 with her family due to her husband’s career in the Royal Canadian Navy. Bev enjoys walking and relaxing with a good book.
Chelsea has been with us since 2009. She enjoys listening to music, reading and spending time with her Shih Tzu Mix dog, Gracie.
Shayla joined our team in the fall of 2013. She came to us with experience from working at a local kennel for the past 5 years. Shayla enjoys spending time with her Golden Retriever, Bentley and her new kitten Macy.