Dr. Laina Knorr graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She completed a BSc at the University of Lethbridge in Biochemistry, followed by an MSc at the University of Calgary in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Laina then worked in Molecular Diagnostics for a few years before heading to vet school. Dr. Laina has cats whom she loves dearly and finds in them a great source of companionship and entertainment. She loves to travel and experience different cultures. She enjoys time spent with her daughter, family and friends. Dr. Laina enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, with a special interest in feline medicine and surgery.
Dr. Maddy Kuan graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2015. She spent the first four years in mixed animal practice in England and Southwestern Ontario, before sharpening her surgical skills at high volume spay and neuter clinics, where she has found her passion. She joined our team after moving to Calgary with her husband, Thor, and her American bulldog, Esme, in 2020. She enjoys combining travelling with her favourite pastimes, like hiking, snowboarding, and motorsports.
Scott is one of our registered veterinary technologists. Scott graduated from Olds College in 2011. Scott has dabbled in many varying job titles and areas of interest within the veterinary field, including volunteering at a wildlife rehab center, working part time at an emergency hospital in Australia, instructing the VTA program offered through Olds College, and starting his own locum business. Scott was a locum for us since we opened, and is now our full time tech. Scott enjoys hanging with his dogs and cats and is also into aquariums, aquascaping, and fishkeeping.
Amanda is one of our assistants. Amanda graduated from the VTE program in 2014 and joined our team at that time. Amanda also works as a dance instructor, favoring hip hop, and dances with the group Illfx. She enjoys spending time with her cats, Mozart and Helen, and with her family and friends.
Janice joined our team in 2019 as a full time assistant. Janice is the world's very own real life Wonderwoman. She is a jack of all trades for us, doing everything from cleaning, to maintenance, to cat sitting, and the list goes on and on. Janice tracks and finds lost, abandoned, stray and feral animals. She will spend all night watching a trap in hopes of saving another life. Janice works with many of the local rescue societies, fostering and caring for so many animals in need.