Here at South Tower Animal Hospital, our friendly and professional doctors, technicians and animal care professionals will interact with your pet. Meet the staff below;
Jessica Wardell - Registered Veterinary Technician
Jessica graduated from Georgian College in 2009. Jessica has 1 cat named Lilly, a 23 year old horse named Jimmy, and a 2 year old Collie named Marshall. Ducky is the newest feline addition to Jessica's family, and was adopted through Safe Meow. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, horseback riding, and spending time with her family.
Becca Bleskie - Registered Veterinary Technician
Becca graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2015 after completing her Bachelor of Science. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Sheridan College at Davis campus in 2017.
She spent 3 semesters doing her college co-op at our clinic, when we offered her a permanent position. Becca has recently adopted a puppy named Winnie, who loves running around and playing with their family dog Raleigh.
Marion Burnell-Grant - Customer Service Representative
Marion graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours BSc in Biological Science. An avid naturalist, Marion has always had a keen interest in all forms of animal life and was surrounded by a menagerie of different creatures while growing up.
In recent years her career path has gravitated to working with people and their domestic pets. Interests include drawing, writing, hiking and observing the natural world. She lives north of Belwood with her husband, two daughters and an assortment of feathered, furred and finned species.
Pat Mackenzie - Customer Service Representative
Pat joined our team in January 2015, as a part time receptionist. She has many cats that she looks after, both her own and strays that live near her. She has lived in town her entire life, and knows many people from working at a pet store until she joined us at the clinic! She is another of the first people you will meet when coming through the door and always has a smile for everyone.
Brittany McDougall- Customer Service Representative
Brittany has been with us off and on since high school, completing two placements with us and then was hired on as a Veterinary Assistant. She completed her Animal Care Certificate over the summer, and is now enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program. She is working with us again while she completes her school program.
Brittany has 3 cats named Moonlight, Tres and Vidal. Tres and Vidal are the newest addition to her family, they were adopted through her school program.
Alenna Medeiros - Veterinary Assistant
Alenna completed a high school co-op with us two years ago, and is now currently studying at the University of Guelph, as she is wanting to become a Veterinarian.
Victoria Janzen- Veterinary Assistant
Victoria is studying to become a Veterinarian. She started volunteering at our clinic, and when a position opened up, it was offered to her. She recently adopted a dog named Perry.
Peach and Tomato - Clinic Cats
Tomato has lived at the clinic since 2001. She is the oldest member of our team. She enjoys visiting with the clients, and sitting on peoples shoulders.
Her sister Rhoda was with us until September of 2016, when she passed away. We then took in Peach, a stray cat that was looking for a home!
Peach is full of energy and has settled into her role as a clinic cat. She has gotten used to having many dogs come in and is quite often running out to greet clients when she hears the door opening.