Registered Veterinary Technician, Registered Behavior Technician, RVT
Nelly graduated top of her class from Fairview College in 1993 and has been a valued employee with JDF since 1996. Nelly enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine. From anesthetics to critical care monitoring and everything in between. She supervises quality control and maintenance of our in-house laboratory and is the contact person for any send-out lab studies. Should you need to move to a new country with your pet, she will help you wade through all the government paper work required.
Nelly has been studying dog/cat behavior for the past 10 years and has had the privilege of working with and attending lectures with many of the world’s most accomplished Behaviorist including Dr. A. Luescher (Perdue), Dr. K. Overall, Patricia McConnell and Dr. Ian Dunbar. Nelly runs a 6 week puppy course through our practice and is always happy to talk to clients regarding behavior problems they may be having with their four legged family members.
A champion for the “underdog” she also oversees the “Smile Fund” – our in clinic charity for pets in need. Nelly lives in Cobble Hill with her husband Dave and her two boys. Their lives are shared with her loving cats Mousie and Luna-Tuna and her amazing dogs Putter and Lima. Working full time and a dedicated hockey mom, Nelly has little time to herself, but when she is able, she enjoys a glass of wine with friends and walking around the “Quarry” with her dogs.