Our Careteam


Office Manager, Client Service Representative

Angie was always surrounded by her family pets while she was growing up in Scarborough; animals have been a part of her life for as long as she can remember. After many years of working in another industry, Angie realized she wanted to pursue her true passion: caring for pets and compassionate animal owners just like herself!

Angie first came to Markham Veterinary Clinic when helping a friend—and a longtime client of Markham Veterinary Clinic’s—take her cat to the vet. Angie’s friend overheard that there was a position available for part-time work, and encouraged Angie to follow her animal-care dream and apply. In the spring of 2000, Angie joined the hospital family and has been happily serving the needs of pets and clients here ever since!

Around the clinic, Angie is responsible for everything from scheduling and payroll to human resources tasks and performance evaluations. She’s particularly fond her role in human resources, and loves organizing and scheduling to best meet the needs of her fellow staff members, the clinic’s clients, and pet owners’ beloved animal companions. Most of all, Angie loves being a part of a team that provides life-long support and education to pet parents.

At home, Angie lives with her husband, their two daughters, and a laid-back cat named Hunter. Growing up with two girls in his domain, Hunter has had to put up with wearing outfits, sleeping in doll beds, and being carried around like a baby!

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Client Services Representative

Jessica grew up on a farm in Sarnia, Ontario, where she and her family kept everything from horses, cats, and dogs to turtles, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, and birds. It was through her mother’s guidance on animal care that Jessica learned about hard work, responsibility, and compassion—she gets to put those lessons to good use every day as a member of Markham Veterinary Clinic’s team!

Jessica spent several years in the customer service field before deciding to make the jump and pursue her lifelong passion: animal care. When the opportunity arose for her to join Markham Veterinary Clinic’s client relations team, she didn’t hesitate—Jessica is thrilled to use her customer-care background to better the lives of pets and their owners every day. She’s been a member of the clinic family since 2017.

Jessica lives in Oshawa with her husband, Bryan, and several pets. The couple has three cats—Mask, the cuddle-lover; shy Lydia; and the mischievous Voltron—as well as a pair of Border Collies named Monty and Sansa. Jessica also owns three Welsh ponies named Roxie, Sunny, and Loki, and regularly rides and shows them at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair! When she isn’t tending to the needs of pets here at the hospital or tending to her own companions at home, Jessica likes to relax with a good book or have friends over to indulge in a board game.

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Practice Manager, Veterinary Technician

Growing up here in Markham, Kelly rescued stray cats, baby birds, squirrels, and even an ailing bat. She can’t remember a time when she didn’t love caring for the earth’s creatures. For her, a career in the animal care field simply makes sense: it allows her to pursue her love of science, advocate for those who don’t have a voice, and be around animals and their loving owners every day!

Kelly was first hired by Markham Veterinary Clinic as a part-time student employee in 1989. After attending Ridgetown College and graduating as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 1996, she continued working here as a Tech and has done so ever since. Kelly is now the Practice Manager and still works as a Veterinary Technician a few days a week.

Medically, Kelly is a big fan of dermatology work, and loves the challenge of diagnosing and treating complicated skin and ear conditions. She’s also passionate about client education, and finds that discussing proper pet care techniques with animal owners is the most satisfying part of her job.

When she’s not caring for the area’s pets here at the clinic, Kelly enjoys reading and listening to music. She lives just outside of Markham with her husband, their two beautiful daughters, and a fun-loving boxer named Dazey.

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Veterinary Assistant

Kerri has enjoyed the company of animals ever since her early years growing up in Scarborough, Ontario. For her, pets are a natural mood-enhancer—why not spend time around the animals she loves so much while working to make a difference in the lives of others? Kerri is proud to serve the pets and animal parents of Markham as a Veterinary Assistant!

After a brief foray into another career field, Kerri enrolled herself in a veterinary assistant course to study animal care. She wanted to supplement her studies with real-world experience in a veterinary hospital—that’s when she joined the team here at Markham Veterinary Clinic. Kerri particularly likes feeding and walking the clinic’s visiting dogs, and she also loves to administer medication.

At home, Kerri has several pets of her own. She shares her life with three feline companions: Baby, a young black cat; Stumpy the orange tabby; and another orange tabby named Skrinklez.

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Registered Veterinary Technician

Growing up in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Lianne was constantly saving baby rabbits, ducks, or any other wildlife she stumbled upon. Whenever the family dog needed to take medication, she was the one volunteering to administer it. Early on, it became clear that Lianne was destined for a career in the veterinary world! Now she’s a Registered Veterinary Technician here at Markham Veterinary Clinic.

Lianne attended Lake Superior State University to study biology before earning her degree in veterinary technology at St. Clair College. After her husband graduated with his degree, the couple moved to Markham, where Lianne discovered Markham Veterinary Clinic and jumped at the chance to apply. She’s been a member of the clinic family since the summer of 2007.

Medically, Lianne enjoys anesthesia work, nursing care and performing dental cleanings. Most of all, she loves the constant challenge and excitement of her work—being able to make a difference in a pet or owner’s life makes it all worth it!

Lianne and her husband, Andrew, live in Whitby with their two Golden Retrievers, Murphy and Fred. In her spare time, Lianne enjoys personal fitness—every day, she and Andrew go to a boot camp that focuses on quality nutrition and high-intensity interval training. At a recent competition there, Lianne won first place with her five-minute and 20-second plank!

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Registered Veterinary Technician

Lorraine has been passionate about animal care ever since she was young. As a Registered Veterinary Technician here at Markham Veterinary Clinic, she’s able to truly make a difference in the lives of pets every single day!

Lorraine grew up in a small town north of Markham, and began her studies in veterinary medicine right after high school. She graduated from Seneca College in 1996 and passed her exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. In December of 2002, after being referred by an acquaintance of hers, Lorraine joined the Markham Veterinary Clinic team and has been here ever since.

When she’s not at work, Lorraine enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the great outdoors on her rural property. She shares her home with Jade, an elderly Border collie, and her daughters’ guinea pig, Fudge.

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Veterinary Assistant

Sheila’s inspiration to help animals came from her mother, who rescued a neglected shepherd/collie mix named Scamp when Sheila was young. Seeing Scamp transform from an unkempt, malnourished animal to one of the most loving and faithful dogs that Sheila has ever known made a permanent impression! Ever since, she’s felt an innate compassion and respect for pets, and has always wanted to give something back. Now, Sheila gets to help animals daily as a Veterinary Assistant.

Sheila is a Markham native, and first started here at the hospital on a volunteer basis. She lent her time to the clinic for 15 wonderful years, and always found herself in awe of the warmth, skill, and compassion the hospital team showed to visiting pets and their owners. When the opportunity arose to become an employee herself, Sheila didn’t hesitate!

In her time away from work, Sheila enjoys spending time with her extended family around Markham, gardening, biking, reading, and going on long walks with her dog, Tugg.

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Veterinary Assistant

Lauren grew up in Markham, where she developed an intense passion for horses early on. Caring for her own horse gave her a deep appreciation for the world of animal medicine, and she knew that she would love to help others’ pets as a medical professional. Lauren is thrilled to gain hands-on experience here at Markham Veterinary Clinic, and hopes to become a licensed veterinarian herself in the future!

Lauren was still in high school when she secured a cooperative career placement with Markham Veterinary Clinic. She spent her mornings from February to June of 2017 helping pets here at the hospital, and was offered a job as a Veterinary Assistant shortly after completing her course requirements. Lauren finds that she especially likes getting to meet a wide variety of pet personalities on a daily basis, and she makes it her goal to treat each and every furry visitor to the hospital as if they were her very own.

Much of Lauren’s free time is spent doting on her own animal companions at home. She has two cats, Ollie and Daisy, who enjoy eating and sleeping their days away; a rabbit named Pancake who likes roaming outdoors on his harness; and her horse, JC, whose favorite pastimes include grazing on grass and munching on treats.

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Veterinary Assistant

Victoria recalls playing “veterinarian” with her sister when they were young, tending to stuffed animals and nursing them back to full health. She’s been passionate about animal care for as long as she can remember! Now, Victoria gets to do more than pretend: she cares for the area’s pets hands-on as one of Markham Veterinary Clinic’s Veterinary Assistants.

Victoria is a Markham native and first began serving here at the clinic as a co-op student during her junior year of high school. When the school year ended, she was offered a job! Victoria has been here ever since, and is thrilled to continue learning about veterinary science and getting to meet a wide variety of pets on a daily basis. Ultimately, she hopes to study veterinary medicine in the future and become a licensed veterinarian herself.

Outside of her interests in animal care, Victoria enjoys horseback riding and playing music. She’s a guitarist, and is currently teaching herself how to play the piano!

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