Team

Our caring and compassionate Etobicoke veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Veterinary Health Care Professional Team at Royal York Animal Hospital in Etobicoke! We’re pleased to provide exceptional veterinary care for your pets! Please call us at 416-231-9293 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Veterinarians

DrDawnSmallDr. Dawn Brown

Veterinarian

Dr. Dawn Brown has been a resident in our community and a veterinarian…

DrJohnSmallDr. John Allen

Veterinarian

Dr. Allen (fondly called Dr. John by all) is a graduate of the University of…

drannelle201Dr. Annelle Valentin

Veterinarian

Far from the small town of Kincardine on the shores of Lake Huron where…

drsuzie67Dr. Suzie Jerabek

Veterinarian

Born and raised in Etobicoke, Dr Suzie Jerabek wanted to be a…

Veterinarian in EtobicokeDr. Luisa Alvarez

Veterinarian

Dr Alvarez was born and raised in (Barquisimeto) Venezuela, where…

Dr. Iz Jakubowski

Dr. Iz Jakubowski

Veterinarian

According to C.S. Lewis, “You are never too old to set another goal or…

Dr. Lilla Yan

Dr. Lilla Yan

Veterinarian

A graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College, Dr. Lilla Yan practiced in…

Dr. Zach Jones

Dr. Zach Jones

Veterinarian

Dr. Zach Jones grew up in Thamesford, Ontario and completed…

Dr. Joanna McPherson

Dr. Joanna McPherson

Veterinarian

Dr. McPherson is a graduate of…

Hospital Director

Rita147Rita Peters CVPM

Hospital Director

Rita is the original member of our management team and has been…

Hospital Manager

helen165Helen Duncan CVPM

Hospital Manager

Helen oversees the day to day…

Office Manager/Veterinary Technician

Cheryl Powless VT Office Manager

Cheryl Powless

Office Manager/Veterinary Technician

Cheryl has lived her entire life in South Etobicoke. She joined…

Veterinary Technicians

denise290Denise RVT

Veterinary Technician

Denise is a Registered Veterinary Technician who graduated from…

Judy RVT

Judy RVT

Veterinary Technician

Judy graduated in 1995 as a Registered Veterinary…

maureen94Maureen VT

Veterinary Technician

Maureen was raised right here in our own neighbourhood. Her journey…

alyssa170Alyssa RVT

Veterinary Technician

Alyssa began her career with Royal York Animal Hospital in 2001! Her…

Lindsay113Lindsay VT

Veterinary Technician

Lindsay was born and raised in Brampton, Ontario. Lindsay was in…

shaniquaShaniqua VT

Veterinary Technician

Shaniqua graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at…

DannielleDannielle RVT

Veterinary Technician

Dannielle is a Veterinary Technician Graduate from Seneca College and…

Carla 2016Carla RVT

Veterinary Technician

Carla is a Registered Veterinary Technician and she graduated…

heidiHeidi RVT

Veterinary Technician

After finishing her Bachelors of Science degree in Zoology at…

kim255Kim AHT

Veterinary Technician

Kim graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca…

Veterinary Care Co-ordinators

merle57Merle

Merle began her career with Royal York Animal Hospital in 1998 and is…

lucy77Lucy

Lucy holds a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science from the University…

Adrienne Adrienne

Adrienne joined the RYAH team in the spring of 2012. She has worked…

MelP132Mel

Mel joined our team in September…

Jessey and Acadia 2016Jessey

Jessey graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. She says: “The thing I love…

Krystina

Krystina

Krystina started her career in the veterinary field in 2007. Since then she has completed A Business Management Diploma course…

PaolaPaola

Paola joined the team at RYAH in October 2014. She is currently…

nicole234Nicole

Nicole joined the Royal York Animal Hospital in 2008 after moving…

nancy309Nancy

Nancy began her career in the world of pet care shortly before…

Veterinary Student

DerekDerek

Veterinary Student

Derek is a Veterinary Student at the Ontario Veterinary College…

Animal Care

laura-lee41Laura Lee

Animal Care Attendant

Laura Lee joined the RYAH pet care team in 2005. She loves to provide…

Aug-Sept-2014-270-640x427-200x260Britney

Animal Care Attendant

Britney joined RYAH as one of our full time Animal Care Attendants in…

KImberlyKimberly

Animal Care Attendant

Kimberley joined the RYAH Animal Care, full time, team in the summer…

Professional Pet Groomers

lily11Lily

Professional Pet Groomer

Lily has been a professional pet groomer with the RYAH team since…

karina302Karina

Professional Pet Groomer

Karina joined Lily in the “grooming room” in 2010. She is a graduate…

LouiseLouise

Grooming Assistant

Louise grew up in our Etobicoke neighbourhood and has a life long love…

Nursing Home Care

michelle279Michelle

Nursing Home Care

Michelle has been with RYAH team since 2005 providing unique…

Bookkeeper

maria227Maria

Bookkeeper

Maria is our part-time bookkeeper and an avid pet lover and enjoys the…