Amy is our Hospital Manager and lead Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). Her job is to help our team communicate effectively and run smoothly to ensure you and your pet have as much of an enjoyable experience as possible. As an RVT, her job also includes performing diagnostic procedures and treatments, discussing any home-care instructions with you, and answering your questions.
Dean’s List graduate from Algonquin College’s Veterinary Technician program in Ottawa, Ontario.
Completed The Veterinary Technician National Exam.
Completed Communication Certificate Program through The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
Studied under Dr Ian Dunbar, DVM PhD RCVS (Veterinary Behaviourist).
Amy was born-and-raised in Ottawa, and loves her little home in Barrhaven with her husband, son, and menagerie of pets. In her spare time, Amy enjoys gardening, learning, volunteering with local dog rescues, and running her own exotics rescue.
Julia Blanco Chavez
DVM MSc GDP
Dr Julia is our primary Veterinarian, and the woman with the dream that created this practice. She will examine your pet, discuss treatment or preventative care options with you, perform medical procedures, and be here to answer questions on your pet’s health.
Graduated with Honors from the Faculatad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia (FMVZ), UNAM in Mexico City.
Studied Veterinary Dentistry at the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies in Luxembourg.
Studied Clinical Pathology at The University of Guelph (UG) in Ontario, Canada.
Obtained her Masters of Science, and Graduate Diploma in Small Animal Medicine, from The University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.
Studying to become a Certified Small Animal Veterinary Acupuncturist.
Dr Julia has lived in Mexico, Ohio, Alberta, Ontario, and more, but has settled-down here in Barrhaven with her husband, and their two beautiful daughters, and their two rescued cats.
In her spare time, Dr Julia enjoys cooking, scrap-booking, sewing, and jewelry-making.
Maria Fe Otero
Maria is our friendly face in Reception and more. She is here to answer your calls/emails/messages, book your appointments, help you find the products you’re looking for, and relay any messages for the rest of the team when we are busy. Maria helps our team communicate effectively so we can help you more efficiently. She is very proactive person, who loves team work and has more than 10 years’ experience in customer service.
Maria is originally from Peru and graduated from Veterinary school in Lima, Peru. She is very passionate about pets.
Currently she resides in Ottawa with her husband, two beautiful kids and their two dogs.
Kelly is a trained and experienced Veterinary Technician. She is here to see your pet through from the exam room, to diagnostics, to treatment, and back to your loving arms, ensuring your pet is well-looked-after the whole way through. Kelly can also answer many of your questions and provide you with at-home information on caring for your pet.
Graduated the Veterinary Technician program at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Ontario.
Originally from Montreal, Quebec, Kelly has moved around and settled in Ottawa with her handsome Rottweiler, Otto. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys dabbling in dog sports like Dock Diving and Scent Detection.