MEET

OUR TEAM

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Dr. Natasha Cairns

Practice Owner/DVM

Established with WAH in 2017
Atlantic Veterinary College
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Natasha is also a wife and mother of two young boys and a fur baby mom of four kitties; Alice, Arthur, Gilburt, Stuart and her newest addition is Lucy. Lucy is a retriever cross puppy who sometimes keeps her awake at night but is growing and learning. It is always a challenge to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Dr. Ashley Weir

Established with WAH in May of 2021
Atlantic Veterinary College
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Weir grew up in Riverview New Brunswick on a hobby farm, always dreaming of becoming a veterinarian.
Dr. Weir and her husband Jacob have 3 dogs, 3 cats and 2 leopard geckos.
Dr. Weir enjoys reading, birding, boardgames and bikejoring during her free time.

Dr. Heather
Collins- Patterson

Established with WAH in 2022
Atlantic Veterinary College
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Heather has worked for us as a locum veteriarian for the past 4 years but September 2022 has joined our team as a full time doctor.
Heather brings with her years of experience and knowlegde, compassion and a sense of humour.
We are happy she has joined our family!

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Tammi Parnell

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Bonnie Richardson

Receptionist

Established with WAH in 2020

Bonnie is friendly and efficient  and takes great care of our clients . She loves to hike with her dog Jema in her spare time.

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Beth Corcoran

Vet Assistant

Established with WAH

in June 2020

Tammi has always loved animals 

and has a background as a

veterinary assistant. Her hobbies include jigsaw puzzles and

beach time and she has

lived in the valley all her life.

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Mary Cook

Receptionist 

Established with WAH November 2020

Mary has two dogs and a catof her own.

She is a volunteer and foster for the ACDR Atlantic Canada Dachshund Rescue.

She enjoys camping and geocahing in her spare time.

Established with WAH May 2021

Beth has just completed a Veterinary Assistant Course from Animal Behaviorl College.

Beth has 6 pets of her own and is a foster  for a few different animal rescue groups.

Elissa Quimby

RVT/Animal Nutritionist

Established with WAH in 2007
NSAC Graduate
Registered Veterinary Technician
Elissa looks after ordering from our compounding pharmacy and is our resident pet nutrition consultant.
Elissa also organizes canditates who are pre vet or pre RVT students who do their work placements with us.  

Janice Schofield

RVT

Established with WAH in 2008
NSAC Graduate
Registered Veterinary Technician 
Janice is one of thre RVT's we have and assists with patient care and looks after ordering our hospital supplies.

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Tiffany Lemire

RVT

Melanie Haverstock

Office Manager

Established with WAH in April 2, 2002
Managing the clinic
since she started,
Melanie looks after most of the ordering, scheduling, training and accounts receivable and helps out whereever needed.
Melanie enjoys hiking, gardening and photography in her spare time.

Established with WAH in 2020

Graduated from Northern College

in 2015. 

Tiffany has always had a love for all animals and knew from a young age that she would be a veterinary technician.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her four dogs.