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Unlike many of her colleagues, Jenn didn’t initially set out to work in veterinary medicine. It’s not that she didn’t love animals. In fact, as she puts it, she prefers animals over most people. Yet, she spent many years in high-stress corporate management roles before deciding one day that it wasn’t for her and opting instead to follow her heart and pivot into the veterinary field. The rest, as they say, is history!
Despite the fact that she didn’t get her first dog until age 18, Christina knew as early as Kindergarten that she wanted to work in the veterinary field. While she initially dreamed of becoming a vet, she discovered during her co-op that she enjoyed the role of technician even more. Today, Christina is fulfilling her lifelong mission to advocate for animals, be their voice, help them heal, make them feel safe, and provide the best possible care.
Like most of her colleagues, Kayla has always had a deep love and appreciation for animals. When she was younger, she aspired to become a vet, but after attending her high school co-op right here at Fairview Drive Pet Hospital, she fell in love with the technician role. With so much variety to the job, and the ability to work hands-on with patients, it seemed like the perfect fit!
By the time Michelle was eight years old, she’d already learned and memorized all the breeds of dog. This fascination with animals is what ultimately shaped her future and motivated her to choose a career in the veterinary field. As a veterinary technician, Michelle gets to live her lifelong dream of working with animals.
Helping animals isn’t just a job for Karlee. It’s a part of who she is. Growing up, she was always rescuing strays, helping baby birds back into their nests, and scooting wayward turtles and ducks across the road. It came as no surprise, then, that she would ultimately end up working in the veterinary field. Now, she gets to do what she loves every day!
A lifelong pet-owner, Melissa has always been interested in learning more about the care of animals. When the opportunity arose for her to join Fairview Drive Pet Hospital, she jumped at the chance. As one of our amazing receptionists, Melissa’s smiling face and friendly demeanor help to welcome clients and make patients feel safe and comfortable.
Even at a young age, Hannah had an inkling that she would one day work with animals. She would often play doctor with her childhood cat. While in high school, Hannah did a co-op at a local vet clinic, through which she had the opportunity to nurse an orphaned baby squirrel back to health. It was from that moment on, she knew she wanted to work in veterinary medicine.
Born and raised right here in Brantford, Jennah has always had a passion for and interest in animals – something her parents readily encouraged through horseback riding lessons and equine summer camps. Even back then, she knew she would one day grow up to work in the veterinary field. As an assistant here at Fairview Drive Pet Hospital, Jennah loves being able to make a difference in the lives of animals and their humans.
When Julia was little, she got her first pet – a fish – and instantly fell in love. As her family continued to adopt additional pets, Julia’s fascination with animals only grew stronger. When her beloved dog crossed the Rainbow Bridge, Julia channeled her grief into a new passion – helping other pets so their owners could enjoy as much time with them as possible. As a kennel student, Julia is taking steps to make her career goals come true.
“One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.”
– Pam Brown