It is our team that makes the difference. Come in and see for yourself, we would love to meet you!



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Dr. Jonathan Uyede, DVM

Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Jonathan Uyede was raised in Guelph, and in fact, went to elementary school, high…

Dr. Barbara Gartshore, DVM


Dr. Gartshore’s teenage love of training and showing dogs was the foundation for her interest…

Dr. Mary Lichti, DVM


Dr. Lichti graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2003 and joined Parkdale Animal Hospital…

Dr. Amy Panning, DVM


Dr. Panning has known she wanted to be a veterinarian from a very young age.…
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Dr. Paul Hodges, DVM


Dr. Hodges has known Dr. Uyede since they were roommates in undergraduate studies at the…
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Dr. Jamie Imada, DVM


Dr. Imada has wanted to be a vet since he could draw (His parents framed…


Christy Pillinger

Practice Manager

Though Christy originally graduated with an ECE (Early Childhood Educator) degree, she began another personal…
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Jill Straus

Weekend Manager & Client Care Specialist

Jill joined the Parkdale Animal Hospital Team in 1997 and has been with us ever…

Meagan Driver

Veterinarian Administrative Assistant and Client Care Specialist

Prior to Meagan joining the Parkdale Animal Hospital team in 2016, she graduated from the…

Veterinary Technicians

Cynthia Brittain, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Cynthia (Cyndi) grew up with a strong interest in biology and how body systems work,…
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Sarah Quinn, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Sarah is one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians who graduated from the University of Guelph…

Bobbie Ruthig, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Bobbie graduated as a veterinary technician from Ridgetown College, University of Guelph in 2000. After…
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Laura Schleicher

Veterinary Technician Student

Laura is currently taking the Veterinary Technician Program at Sheridan College where she is completing…

Yasmeen Eloueitti

Veterinary Technician Student

Yasmeen is graduating from the University of Guelph, Ridgetown campus this coming April, and will…

Client Care Specialists

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Madison Cornell

Client Care Specialist & Veterinary Assistant

Madison is currently attending her second year at the University of Guelph for Animal Biology,…

Justine DeBuck

Client Care Specialist & Veterinary Assistant

Justine has always had a love for animals and has grown-up around dogs, cats, horses,…

Kayla Trenholme

Client Care Specialist & Veterinary Assistant

Kayla graduated with a Practical Nursing diploma from Conestoga College in 2015, however shortly after…

Kennel Attendants


Sophia Armbruster

Kennel Attendant

Sophia joined the Parkdale Animal Hospital team in 2016 and is currently a student at…

Gwen Karger

Kennel Attendant

Gwen joined the Parkdale Animal Hospital team in 2018 and is currently a student at…
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Savannah Sauve

Kennel Attendant & Co-op Student

Savannah joined the Parkdale Animal Hospital team in 2018 and is currently a student at…