» 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 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.




» Lori Harris – Receptionist

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 participating in Sudbury Rotary Sunrisers projects, enjoying life at the lake or riding her motorcycle.



» Kali Holz – Surgical Coordinator

Kali has been a part of our team since fall of 2012. She assists on all orthopedic 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.

Having a special fondness for Weimaraners, she also volunteers with the Ontario Weimaraner Rescue. Kali is currently enrolled in the Distance Veterinary Technology program and is two semesters away from becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician.



Chanel Boucher

» Chanel Boucher – Surgical Assistant, B.A.

Chanel has been with our hospital since the beginning of February 2017 and has become a promising Surgical Assistant/Instrument Tech. She has an extensive background in management as well as an education in Law and Environmental Studies.


Chanel has a passion for animals, a commitment to expanding her skills and knowledge and a desire to develop her career. She is committed to continuing education and is working towards becoming a Registered Veterinarian Technician. When not in the hospital, she enjoys walking and playing with her three great Danes.




Aliisa Peura

» Aliisa Peura – Animal Care Attendant, B.Sc

Aliisa has joined our practice in March of 2017. She has graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology. Aliisa has previous small animal and equine veterinary experience from across Ontario.

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





Lydia Periard

» Lydia Periard – Veterinary Technician

Lydia joined the practice in June 2017. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Northern College. She originates from Cornwall Ontario, but her love for nature has brought her here. She is training to become a rehabilitation technician.
When she’s not working, she can be found painting or out and about with her Boxer, Ellie.