Blog: Teams

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Dr. Ireny Barsoum

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Kaileigh Hilpert

Kaileigh is a master multi-tasker. Answering client questions, welcoming people and pets, helping her teammates out, and so much more – she does all this with grace and a positive attitude. She completed her Veterinary Assistant training at Algonquin College in 2014 and joined our team in August of 2022....

Melissa Brown

Melissa has been an integral part of the team at Abbey Animal Hospital since 1994, when she started as a volunteer, then began full-time assisting our veterinarians. She completed a B.A. in Women’s Studies at Western University. She has an interest in preventative feline medicine and behavior. In her spare...

Shelly Rose

Shelly joined Abbey Animal Hospital in 2012 with over 25 years’ experience in the veterinary industry. She has a special interest in nutrition, behavior, obedience training and end of life care. Shelly is a passionate advocate for the Bernese Mountain Dog, Owning dogs from 1999 – 2023, and follow the Berner-Garde...