Seaforth Animal Hospital

80205 North Line
Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0

(519)527-1760

www.seaforthvet.com

Veterinarian/Practice Owner-

Dr. Kathleen Day Dunbar

Dr. Kathleen began her career in veterinary medicine in 1992 after graduating from the former Centralia College of Agriculture Technology, in Huron Park Ontario with a diploma in Veterinary Technology.  She worked as an RVT in a large mixed animal practice in Cambridge Ontario until 1996 when she continued her studies at the University of Guelph.  After graduating wither her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2003, Dr. Kathleen joined a mixed animal practice in Blyth, Ontario.  Although she enjoyed working with farm animals, Dr. Kathleen soon decided to concentrate on companion animal medicine and surgery.  She became the proud owner of Seaforth Animal Hospital in 2008.  Dr. Kathleen participates in regular veterinary continuing education in order to stay current and bring you the best healthcare recommendations for your furry family members!

Dr. Kathleen grew up on a farm in Wellington County. It was the site of the International Plowing Match in 2000 and her brother continues to operate the farm business.  Dr. Kathleen lives near Seaforth with her husband Tom, son and various dogs, cats, horses and other critters.

Locum Veterinarians:

Locums fill in for our regular Veterinarian when she has to be away from the practice.  We are very grateful to have worked with several caring locum Veterinarians including:

Dr. Brain Nuhn

Dr. Stephanie Delorme

Loni Elliott- Veterinary Assistant/Office Manager

Loni graduated from St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario in 2003 from the Veterinary Assistant program.  Loni, her husband Trevor, their 7 year old daughter Hannah and 4 year old son Lorne live near Staffa on a small farm consisting of horses, laying hens, a pot belly pig, 2 cats, "Polly" the polydactyl and "Shady"  

Loni has been with the Seaforth Animal Hospital team since March of 2009. At the clinic you can find Loni in her office doing tasks such as office management, inventory control, exam room assistant, and assisting with surgeries. When Loni is not at the clinic she enjoys spending time with her family, camping and playing baseball, house sitting dogs and boarding horses.

 

RVT (Registered Veterinary Technician - Cassidy Smith

Cassidy graduated from the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Veterinary Technician program in June 2017. She has lived in Huron County all her life and currently lives in Varna Ontario with her fiancé Jason on a pig farm along with their cat "Raz". Cassidy looks forward to someday having the time and space for a canine companion as well.  At the clinic, Cassidy is the Technician but she also does tasks such as exam room assistant. When not at the clinic she enjoys pretty much any outdoor activity as well as spending time with her family and furry friends.

 

Reception/Assistant - Diana Bos

Hello, my name is Diana and I am the proud Mom to two beautiful teen daughters named Sophia and Stella and have a handsome husband named Ken. I enjoy reading, camping and walking my two dogs, a Newfoundland, "Mahoney" and a long hair Chihuahua, "Chewy". I have experience in working in both a large and small animal practice but am happy to be back focusing on small animal patients. My favourite part of the job is assisting with appointments and working the front end. I also enjoy the neonatal part of C-sections and whelping puppies having prior worked at a breeding facility. I look forward to meeting more of the great clients that come to the Seaforth Animal Hospital.

 

VOA- Veterinary Office Administrator-Emily Wilder

Emily graduated from the VOA program at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus in May 2019.
Prior to graduating from her program, she completed her externship here at the Seaforth Animal Hospital. Following her placement, she accepted a part time position with the hospital as a VOA.
Emily was born and raised in Huron County and currently lives on a farm in Staffa with her partner Pat, and their recently adopted rescue, Shiloh. Emily also has two miniature horses, Cindy and Bennet, ages seven and one. Emily has always been animal orientated and looks forward to having a few more of her own someday soon. Outside of work she enjoys spending her time with both her family and friends.  Emily is excited about her time here at the hospital and looks forward to getting to know all our furry friends!

 

Becca Southwell- Groomer

Becca Southwell has been a Pet Groomer for 4 years and received her training through Petsmart. She has also learned a lot on her own as well. Becca loves helping animals to look and feel their best, using only all natural products! She was born and raised in London, Ontario and now lives in Stratford. She has always been an advocate for animals and ran a Rabbit Rescue for 3 years. She herself has 2 Pomeranians and 2 Rabbits.