Meet the Team

Forest Lawn Veterinary Hospital

Veterinarians

Don Zedde

BSc (Agr), DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Zedde’s home town is Calgary, Alberta, and he graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After graduating, he moved to Vancouver, BC where he worked in a companion animal

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Iain Chynoweth

BVMS

Veterinarian

Dr. Chynoweth grew up in Dundee, Scotland and attended the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1992. He wanted to be a veterinarian since being about 12 years old as he

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Robyn Gallacher

BVMS

Veterinarian

Dr. Gallacher graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. After working in Lethbridge for 6 years, she joined the Horizon Veterinaryi n September 2006 as an Associate

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Practice Manager

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Registered Veterinary Technologists

Tiffany

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Tiffany graduated from Olds College in June 2015 as a Registered Veterinary Technologist. She has lived in Calgary her whole life. She has 3 cats (Ella, Sophie and Lucy), 1 dog (Ginger), and a

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Chris

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Chris graduated from the Fairview College in April 2014 with an Animal Health Technology Diploma. He really enjoyed school and had a fantastic, fun-time learning. He is thoroughly enjoying being

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Shawna

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Shawna is a Registered Veterinary Technologist who graduated from the Olds College in 1990. Before becoming a RVT, she knew her passion for animals would lead her into the veterinary profession as she

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Client Care Specialists

Dana

Client Care Specialist

Dana graduated from the Robertson College with a Veterinary Office Assistant Certificate in June 2012. She has been with our Forest Lawn team since she graduated, initially completing her practicum

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Jasmine

Client Care Specialist

Jasmine recently moved from Kelowna back to Calgary with her husband to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She has joined the Forest Lawn Veterinary team and is excited to learn her new

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Marlborough Veterinary Hospital

Veterinarians

Stephanie Hancock

Bsc, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Stephanie Hancock graduated from the University of Guelph in 2004 with an Animal Biology Degree and then graduated in 2008 from the Ontario Veterinary College. Upon graduating, she moved to BC

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Aleksandra Tanyi

DVM, MS

Veterinarian

Dr. Tanyi graduated from the Warsaw Agricultural University in 2001. She was born and raised in Warsaw, Poland and moved to Canada shortly after her graduation.

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Don Zedde

BSc (Agr), DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Zedde’s home town is Calgary, Alberta, and he graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After graduating, he moved to Vancouver, BC where he worked in a companion animal

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Practice Manager

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Registered Veterinary Technologists

Lisa

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Lisa joined our team in May 2012 as a Registered Veterinary Technologist. She completed her Animal Health Technology Diploma in 2012 and completed her practicum at Moore & Co. Initially, Lisa

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Katie

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Katie graduated from the Vermilion Lakeland College in 2012 as an Animal Health Technologist. She completed her practicum at the Calgary North Veterinary Hospital, enabling her to experience many

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Client Care Specialists

Bryanne

Client Care Specialist

Bryanne was born and raised in Calgary, AB. She grew up with her older brother and younger sister, making her the wonderful middle child! Bryanne has loved animals for as long as she can remember, and

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McKenzie Towne Animal Clinic

Veterinarians

Janine VanderPol

Bsc, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. VanderPol was born in Calgary, but then raised in Victoria, BC. She graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science in 1994 and then graduated from the Western College of

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Brooke Berard

Bsc, MSc, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Berard is a former Calgary geophysicist whose passion for animals led her to change careers to veterinary medicine. She is a graduate from the inaugural 2012 class at the University of Calgary.

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Jennifer Hewitt

Bsc, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Hewitt has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was six years old and began volunteering at the Forest Lawn Veterinary Hospital in 2001. Since then she has completed her Bachelor of Science and

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Martin Lovo

BSc, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Lovo grew up in Saskatchewan and graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. He worked with Horizon Veterinary Group as an Associate Veterinarian until 1999 and then joined

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Don Zedde

BSc (Agr), DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Zedde’s home town is Calgary, Alberta, and he graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After graduating, he moved to Vancouver, BC where he worked in a companion animal

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Practice Manager

No team members listed yet.

Registered Veterinary Technologists

Tracy

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Tracy joined the Horizon Veterinary Team in October 2008 and originally worked for at the Riverbend Animal Clinic. She now works at the McKenzie Towne Animal Clinic and Riverbend Animal Clinic on a

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Tiffany

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Tiffany graduated from Olds College in June 2015 as a Registered Veterinary Technologist. She has lived in Calgary her whole life. She has 3 cats (Ella, Sophie and Lucy), 1 dog (Ginger), and a

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Nicole

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Nicole has loved animals since she was young and always knew that she wanted to work with and help animals. After completing a degree in Primatology in 2006, which included spending time in a field

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Stephanie

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Stephanie was born and raised in Nanaimo, BC. She ended up moving to Calgary to be with her boyfriend, Mike. Stephanie graduated from the Olds College with an Animal Health Technologist Diploma in

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Shannon

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Shannon graduated from the Olds College with an Animal Health Technologist degree in 1998. She volunteered at a vet clinic in high school, and from that point forward, she knew she wanted to work in

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Client Care Specialists

Jen

Client Care Specialist

Jen grew up in the U.K. and emigrated to Canada in 2010. Having lived the ski bum lifestyle in Banff for 6 years, Jen decided to head to the big city to pursue a career in the animal health industry.

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Riverbend Animal Hospital

Veterinarians

Don Zedde

BSc (Agr), DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Zedde’s home town is Calgary, Alberta, and he graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After graduating, he moved to Vancouver, BC where he worked in a companion animal

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Margaret Doyle

Bsc. MVB MSc. MRCVS

Veterinarian

Dr. Doyle trained in veterinary medicine in Ireland. After a short adventure in large animal medicine in rural Ireland, she moved back to Calgary to practice in a busy small animal practice before

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Prabh Basi

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Basi was born in Sparwood, BC and then raised in Calgary, California, and Vancouver, BC before moving to India to complete her Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry. In 2009, she

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Practice Manager

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Registered Veterinary Technologists

Tracy

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Tracy joined the Horizon Veterinary Team in October 2008 and originally worked for at the Riverbend Animal Clinic. She now works at the McKenzie Towne Animal Clinic and Riverbend Animal Clinic on a

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Tamara

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Tamara started out her career in the animal industry by volunteering at Animal Clinic West before attending the Fairview College to complete her Animal Health Technologist Diploma. She graduated with

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Sheryl

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Sheryl graduated as an Animal Health Technologist in 2003 from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Prior to joining the Horizon Veterinary Group in May 2003, she worked in the Northwest Territories

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Client Care Specialists

Corné

Client Care Specialist

Corné was born and raised in South Africa. She grew up with a multitude of pets and animals; cats and dogs to fury Angora rabbits, ostriches, crocodiles and zebras. Leaving South Africa for new

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