Phyllis

» Phyllis Lowrie – Receptionist


Phyllis joined the Espanola Animal Hospital team in the fall of 2006. Her strong work ethic and welcoming personality make her very popular with our clients.

When she’s not providing first class client care, Phyllis performs with her Bluegrass band all over Northern Ontario.

Jennifer

» Jennifer Munro – Hospital Manager


Jennifer joined the Espanola Animal Hospital team in the fall of 2011. Her dedication to serving clients makes her an invaluable member of the team. Jennifer is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association distance program, and is working towards becoming a credentialed Hospital Manager.

Jennifer loves the outdoors and is often found fishing around Espanola and Manitoulin Island.

Kali

» Kali Holz, AAS, VT – Surgery Coordinator


Kali has been a part of our team since fall of 2012. She assists on all orthopaedic surgeries, and on most advanced soft tissue surgeries. When not in the hospital, Kali and her horse Birdie train in the riding discipline of dressage, and compete on the National Dressage Circuit.

She is also owned by a highly adorable Weimaraner and two cats. Kali graduated from the Distance Veterinary Technology program in December 2018. She plans to write the licensing exam for Veterinary Technicians in spring 2019.

Aliisa

» Aliisa Peura, B.Sc – Research Assistant


Aliisa joined the practice in March of 2017. She graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and will be attending the University of Melbourne, Australia in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program starting March 2019. She assists with data collection, manuscript preparation, study design, and provides technical support; including 3D printing and product development as well as surgical assistance.

When she’s not working she enjoys spending time at camp with her family and her Border Collie.

Lori

» Lori Harris – Animal Care Attendant & Rehabilitation Assistant


Lori joined the Espanola Animal Hospital team in January 2018.

Lori is very active with animal rescue, fostering certain orthopaedic rehab clients and some of the more difficult foster cats & dogs for Pet Save Sudbury in her home.

When not helping animals, Lori can be found hiking local trails, enjoying life at the lake or riding her motorcycle.

Lydia

» Lydia Périard – Registered Veterinary Technician & Rehabilitation Co-ordinator


Lydia joined the practice in June 2017. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Northern College, and achieved Registered status in May 2018. She originates from Cornwall, Ontario, but her love for nature has brought her here. She is our Rehabilitation Coordinator and is in the process of becoming a certified CCRVN. When she’s not working, she can be found out and about with her Boxers, Ellie & Ivy.

Stephanie

» Stephanie Smith – Animal Care Attendant


Stephanie joined our team early 2018. Stephanie graduated from the Veterinary Office Administration program at Loyalist College. Stephanie spends her spare time with her family, enjoying the North in and around her home town of Elliot Lake.


Sam

» Sam Budge – Surgical Assistant

With Medical Radiation Technology, Medical Sonography and BSc in Biophysics diplomas, Sam brings a high level of skill to our patient imaging repertoire and has become an integral part of our Research Team here at Espanola Animal Hospital. When not working, Sam is highly dedicated to her family, her daughter and enjoys yoga and the outdoors.