Members of the medical team at OVC Health Sciences Centre

Technical Team

Support Team

Interns

Veterinary Specialist

  • Graduate of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, licensed through the College of Veterinarians of Ontario
  • Board certified as a specialist in a particular service
  • Supervises the medical team including; Residents, Interns, Veterinary Students and Technicians

Resident

  • Graduate of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, licensed through the College of Veterinarians of Ontario
  • In training to become a board certified specialist
  • Supervised by the Faculty or Veterinary Specialist

Intern

  • Graduate of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, licensed through the College of Veterinarians of Ontario
  • Receiving in depth training in Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Cardiology, Anesthesiology and Emergency and Critical Care.
  • Supervised by the Veterinary Specialist
  • Triages and performs the initial exam for emergency and out of hours cases

Veterinary Student

  • Completing a final year in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program which requires rotations through different hospital services
  • Closely supervised by the entire medical team
  • Participates in each case for the service from admission to discharge to follow up

Veterinary Technician

  • Graduate of a Veterinary Technician program
  • Works closely with the entire Medical team
  • Provides in depth nursing care on patients throughout the hospital.
  • Provides functional guidance to DVM students in the technical and theoretical aspects of veterinary nursing
  • May have specialized training in their particular service area.

Client Services Staff

  • A customer oriented team that provides a positive client experience from the first to the last point of contact at OVC.

Animal Care Attendants and Agricultural Assistants:

  • Animal Care Attendants provide around the clock care for your pet.
  • They will ensure your pet has a clean and dry cage/stall, walked frequently and fed an appropriate diet.
  • Works very closely with the Registered Veterinary Technicians.