Dr. Dawn Young: Dr. Young graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College of the University of Guelph in 1989 and joined the staff of the Manotick Veterinary Hospital in January of 1992. She became a partner in the practice in the summer of 1996. She now combines the management of a busy and growing practice with her great love - veterinary medicine. Dr. Young's special interests include dentistry, internal medicine and surgery. She has been providing key medical and surgical services to the wonderful dogs of the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind since 2000. Her favorite time of the day is walking the trails with Indie, her little Border Terrier.
Dr. Dawn Young
Dr. Heather Matheson-Rakita
Dr. Heather Matheson-Rakita: Dr. Matheson-Rakita joined the staff of the Manotick Veterinary Hospital as an associate right out of veterinary college in 1996. She is a graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of P.E.I. She and her husband Sam set up permanent residence in Nepean in 1994. They have four children and three kitty cats – Aja, Lola and Pickle . Dr. Matheson-Rakita especially enjoys working with diabetic animals and their owners, with older animals who need pain medication and some T.L.C. to make their old age comfortable, and with young and silly puppies and kittens.
Dr. Kathleen Casey: We were very pleased to have Dr. Casey join our practice in August 2001. She is a 1997 graduate of the Université de Montréal. She is fluent in both French and English. She and her husband Mark have two children and share their home with their dog Stella. Dr. Casey enjoys the challenge of treating animals with difficult medical conditions such as Cushing's Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism) and also enjoys surgery. She has an energetic and lovable Portuguese Water Dog named Stella.
Dr. Kathleen Casey
Dr. Jennifer Rossmann
Dr. Jennifer Rossmann: Dr Rossmann joined the practice in June of 2008. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 2007. Dr Rossmann has been a great addition to our team and is well liked by clients and staff. She especially enjoys dentistry and the challenges of internal medicine. Dr. Rossmann and her husband Cameron have two adorable cats, Nikita and Rideau.
Dr. Tracey Blundell: Dr Blundell is an East Coaster at heart. She was born and raised in Labrador City, NL. In 2003, after a lot of blood, sweat and tears, she received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Atlantic Veterinary College in PEI. After graduation, She practiced in East Lyme, CT in a small animal practice for 4 years before moving to sunny California where she worked for 2 years in both small animal practice and as a shelter veterinarian. Then she returned to the cold of Canada to be closer to her family and to raise her wonderful son Davis. Dr Blundell has been practicing in the Ottawa area for the last 8 years and just decided to join our team, with plans to stay put. She and her son live with Jeffrey, the crazy Border Terrier. She enjoys getting out for hikes and loves to bike...anything that gets her outside! Most weekend mornings she can also be found next to many other hockey parents freezing in a cold arena cheering on her son.