Dr. Michael McNeil – Veterinarian
After graduating from high school at Sydney Academy, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Dr McNeil attended a year at Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro in a pre-veterinary program. He entered Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph in 1981 and graduated in 1985. After graduation Dr McNeil moved to Georgina and setup a veterinary practice first in Sutton then an office in Keswick in 1987. His original practice included horses and cows as well as dogs and cats. In 1991 he devoted his time solely to dogs and cats.
Throughout his career Dr McNeil has maintained his expertise of veterinary medicine by devoting several weeks a year to continuing education courses. Dr McNeil is a long term member of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association and the Georgian Bay Veterinary Association. Dr McNeil met Andrea at university and they married shortly after graduation. They enjoyed raising four children and became active in the community. Dr McNeil enjoys playing and coaching sports. He actively plays hockey, soccer, baseball, golf and curling. He also enjoys out tripping and canoeing.
Andrea Davis McNeil – Manager/Groomer
Andrea graduated from the University of Guelph with an honors degree in Bachelor of Science of Agriculture, majoring in Animal Science and minoring in Business. She yearly attends the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association’s conference and seminars put on monthly by the Toronto Academy of Veterinary Medicine. Her current hobbies include soccer, baseball, hockey, curling and cooking. Some even say she golfs but we’ll keep that one under our hat. Andrea and her husband Mike have four children – 3 boys and a girl. They also have a Jack Russel Terrier named Pixie, a Border Collie named Daisy as well as a Domestic Short hair cat named Sparkles and a Siamese cat named Bing that help keep the household busy.
Tamara Hutchinson – Veterinary Assistant
Tamara graduated the Animal Care Program at Sheridan College in 2008 . She joined Keswick Veterinary Clinic and Dalton Road Veterinary Clinic immediately thereafter. To continue her studies Tamara attends seminars put on by the Toronto Academy of Veterinary Medicine and either the Ontario Veterinary Technician Conference or the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association conference once a year. When she’s not caring for your furry family members she enjoys watching movies, going to her cottage on summer weekends and spending time with her family and friends. Tamara has a Domestic Long haired Cat named Mya and a red Labrador Retriever named Scarlet.
Rhiannon Prince – Registered Veterinary Technician
Rhiannon is a Registered Veterinary Technician obtaining her diploma from Seneca College in June, 2013. She also has an honours degree in Animal Biology which she obtained from the University of Guelph in 2011. Rhiannon plans to continue her education by attending seminars put on by the Toronto Academy of Veterinary Medicine and by attending the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technician’s annual conference. Rhiannon loves animals and has an extra soft spot for cats. She has three cats of her own named Shadow, KC and Julius. When not working to keep your pets happy and healthy, she loves spending time with her family and friends, watching movies and listening to music.