Boarding staff

Together, these veterinarians, technicians, and staff members bring enthusiasm to our Veterinary Hospital.

Shawnah- Boarding Supervisor
Shawnah- Boarding Supervisor

Shawnah is the Boarding Department’s Supervisor and loves her job! Her love and compassion of animals brought her to the Allandale team in 2012.


When Shawnah is not traveling or spending time with her family she enjoys camping, fishing and snuggles with her Golden Retriever Murphy and cat Dexter.


Shawnah has traveled to Todos Santos in Guatemala 4 times  with our AVH team to assist the GAAP with the Spay/Neuter and vaccine campaign.  Having seen the importance of these missions Shawnah continually organizes and participates in many fundraisers for the GAAP.

Madison first joined our team as a co op student in the treatment ward, she now is working in our boarding facilities, loving and watching over the animals in our care. She enjoys the outdoors and spends most of her free time at her horse barn where she owns 2 horses, “Bella” and “Dusty” as well as 3 dogs “Mya”, “Gunner”, and “Tessa”. She will be graduating grade 12 this year, and is going to go to school and pursue a career with animals.

Danielle has had a love for animals since she was little. She is going to school to become a veterinary technician at Georgian. She has 2 cats named Whiskers and Beethoven. She also has a puppy named Lucy. She has been a part of the team since July 2016. She loves playing with all the animals that board with us. She gives them lots of cuddles. She loves to hang out with friends and family on her spare time.

Elizabeth has always had a love for animals since she was a little girl and it just kept growing from there. Elizabeth completed hey year program in animal care at Durham College in 2015 allowing her to gain an understanding of animal behavior. She has been a part of the boarding team since December 2016, and has loved every second of it. While is loves her job – she does also enjoy relaxing and reading with her very own lovable fur babies “Bella” and “Hazel”.

Melissa is a University of Guelph graduate with a B. Sc. in Zoology. She is an avid animal lover, volunteering her time at various wildlife education and rehab centers. She has a huge love for the outdoors and was an outdoor guide prior to joining our team. On her days off she enjoys hiking with her German Shepherd “Lucy”.

Kristi has always had a passion for animal care, having over 8 years’ experience as a boarding assistant. She recently joined the team in October 2018 and plans to pursue a career as a Veterinary Technician in the future. In her spare time she enjoys being active and spending time with her rescues, “Honey” and “Ben”.
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