Krystle grew up on multiple acres in Bathurst, New Brunswick, where she developed a fascination with nature and wildlife early on. She can’t remember a time when there wasn’t a pet around her childhood home. For Krystle, coupling her innate customer service skills with her lifelong love for animals makes perfect sense—she gets to help both pets and those who care for them as Main West Animal Hospital’s Practice Manager!
For as long as he can remember, Jason has been obsessed with animals. His childhood dog, Frosty, only deepened his love and passion for the world of animal care. When the opportunity arose for him to help animals in need as a member of the veterinary field, he knew that he couldn’t miss his chance. Jason couldn’t be happier with his choice—he’s now a member of Balfour Animal Hospital’s talented team of veterinary professionals!
Jessica knew that she was meant to help animals ever since she was a little girl. She’s always had a soft spot in her heart for them, and her passion simply never let up. Caring for the earth’s creatures is Jessica’s true calling! She’s a member of Balfour Animal Hospital’s talented front-desk team and has plans for becoming a veterinarian herself in the future.
Mariah grew up in Welland and spent hours in the great outdoors, searching for turtles, frogs, snakes, and other critters by the water. She’s harbored a passion for the earth’s creatures all her life, and it simply made sense to dedicate herself to improving the lives of animals. That’s why she decided to become a veterinary professional! Mariah currently studies at Guelph University and gets to gain hands-on experience in the veterinary field here at Balfour Animal Hospital.
Lauren grew up as an only child, and the family pets were her constant companions. Even at a young age, she knew that she would love to help as many of the earth’s creatures as she possibly could. For Lauren, no other choice of career made sense! She’s a Registered Veterinary Technician with the Balfour Animal Hospital family.
One of Jay’s childhood cats had an unfortunate encounter with a car, and needed prompt veterinary care. After watching the local veterinary team tend to her beloved pet and nurse him back to full health, Jay was awestruck—she knew that she wanted to spend her future helping animals in the exact same way! Now, she gets to do just that on a daily basis as a Registered Veterinary Technician.
Katie has always felt happy and confident around animals. Why not advocate every day for their health and wellness, she thought, by working hands-on with pets as a veterinary professional? Katie never looked back—she’s now a Registered Veterinary Technician!
For as long as she can remember, Keri has had a deep-seeded passion for helping animals. As a young child, she found an injured bird on the back porch. With the help of her mom, Keri nursed that little bird back to health before releasing her back into the wild. Then there was the time she befriended a stray cat at the age of 4. These experiences shaped Keri’s desire to one day work with animals professionally.