A well-run veterinary hospital must have a good operations director, and that’s the exact role that Amanda fills at Complete Care Hospital for Pets. She not only makes sure things run smoothly on a daily basis, she also loves the excitement of the unforeseen challenges that each day brings. As she puts it, “you never know what animal is going to walk through the front door!”
Growing up in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Kayla always had an interest in nursing and animals. A career in the veterinary industry, where she could continue to learn and grow, just seemed to be the natural choice. As a Registered Veterinary Technician, Kayla gets to combine her passions and fulfill her lifelong ambition.
Ever since she was younger, Denielle has been involved with animals. Starting out in a kennel where she handled show dogs, she would gradually move onto working with horses in the barn, and then to a doggy daycare. All of that experience around animals has helped her become who she is today – a registered veterinary technician at Complete Care Hospital for Pets!
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science major in Environmental and Animal Science from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Sabrina found herself longing to continue her education in Animal Medicine. While she originally had goals of working in wildlife, she has comfortably settled in as a registered veterinary technician at Complete Care Hospital for Pets. Here she gets to provide assistance to animals and their owners!
From a very young age, Emily has had a passion for animals, especially dogs and horses. Even just being in the presence of an animal could make Emily feel happy and content. After initially enrolling in college to work with people, she knew deep down it wasn’t the right fit, so she decided to follow her heart and apply for the veterinary technician program. Helping animals every day and seeing them flourish is an amazing experience that she wouldn’t change for anything!
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Kayleigh had a deep love of animals from a very young age. Any chance she got, she would sneak away, and her parents would usually find her in a nearby horse stall, playing dress up with her pets, or cuddled up somewhere with her four-legged friends. As she got older, Kayleigh’s passion for animals grew, and it became clear that caring for them was her calling – something that’s still evident to this day!
Ashley was born and raised in Musquodoboit Harbour, NS with her parents and older sister. Over the years, the family always had Labradors, which fostered Ashley’s deep love of dogs – especially large breeds. In July of 2023, Ashley discovered that she could put her passion for animals to good use by working as a kennel attendant here at Complete Care Hospital for Pets.
While Em has always had a special place in her heart for animals, it wasn’t until she was a teenager and her mother started fostering dogs through Marley’s Hope that she decided she wanted to pursue a career in the veterinary industry. As a veterinary assistant, her passion for helping pets is evident in everything she does!
A native of Shelburne, NS, Joanne attended and graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University. After spending 28 years as the distribution manager for an energy company, she decided to retire and focus on her true lifelong passion – animals. The opportunity to be around animals at Complete Care Hospital as a receptionist was too good to pass up, and now Joanne is able to live out her dream every day!
Due to their ability to love humans unconditionally, Lisa has always found herself passionate about animals. Even while she pursued a career in the pharmaceutical industry, Lisa’s love for animals was still evident. So when she discovered that Complete Care Hospital for Pets was looking to fill a receptionist/assistant position, she decided to apply and was promptly hired!
Unlike most of his colleagues, Tom wasn’t following a lifelong dream to pursue a career in the veterinary field. He simply married into it. That said, he takes his role as Practice Director seriously, and is happy to take on as much of the admin duties as possible so that his wife, Dr. Kyra Larkin, can focus on being the best doctor she can be to our patients!