Our Team

Dr Lynne Blackburn

DVM

Being a veterinarian has been a long-time dream and passion of Dr Blackburn. In pursuit of her goal, she spent part of her youth working at several Ottawa area veterinary practices. After graduating from...

Dr Matthieu Gatineau

DVM, MSc, Diplomate ACVS-ECVS & ACVSMR - Surgery specialist 

Dr Gatineau graduated from l’École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse (France) in 2006. He then completed a general internship in small animal at the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire...

Dr Lorraine Hiscox

DVM FAVD Dipl. AVDC - Dentistry Specialist

Dr Lorraine Hiscox moved to Canada with her husband, from Bermuda (a small island in the Atlantic,) specifically to pursue a career in veterinary medicine...

Dr Hugues Lacoste

m.v., MS, Dipl. ACVIM - Oncology Specialist

Dr Hugues Lacoste earned his B.Sc. in Immunology from McGill University in 1998. He then pursued his studies at the Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal from 1998 to 2002. He completed his general internship at Florida Veterinary Specialists and Cancer Treatment Center of...

Dr Aurore Laprais

DVM, CES Veterinary Dermatology, ACVD Residency - Dermatology Service

Veterinarian Dr Aurore Laprais received her degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Liege, Belgium in 2011. Following her graduation, she completed a small animal internship at CHV Pommery, a private practice specialty hospital in Reims, France...

Dr Jacqueline Pelot

DVM

Ottawa Veterinarian Dr. Pelot grew up locally, attending the University of Ottawa and then the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph. Following graduation in 2002, she worked in small animal practice for three years before pursuing...

Dr Megan Perron

DVM

Dr Megan Perron graduated from Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph. She then moved back to her hometown of Ottawa to practice small animal medicine, in order to be close to her family and friends...

Dr Sophie Saati

DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM) - Internal Medicine Specialist

Dr Sophie Saati graduated from the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal in St-Hyacinthe in 2012. Following her DVM degree, she completed a rotating internship at the same institution. In 2013, Sophie joined the team at Animal Specialty Hospital in Los Angeles, where she...

Dr Margo Vachon

DVM

Dr Margo Vachon is originally from Ottawa and always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at St. Francis Xavier University (Nova Scotia) then...

Dr Jane Gates

DVM, Executive

Dr Gates pretty much knew that she always wanted to be a vet – or an archaeologist (a brief, misguided phase in high school). She loved the combination of science and medicine and being with animals and their owners. She also has...