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Dr. Ivan Bos
Dr. Ivan Bos
Owner & Veterinarian
Dr. Ivan Bos recognized his own affinity for animals at an early age. He can’t remember a time when he didn’t want to do everything in his power to help them live happier, healthier lives! Dr. Bos’s passion simply didn’t quit—he knew that a career as a veterinarian would suit him perfectly. Now, his journey has come full circle: he’s the owner and operator of Balfour Animal Hospital.

Born and raised on the Niagara Peninsula, Dr. Bos graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2001 and then worked in a pair of mixed-animal practices in the Niagara region after his schooling. Next, he purchased a small pet clinic that he would operate for the next five years. In the fall of 2011, Dr. Bos launched his next adventure: Balfour Animal Hospital. He’s been helping the pets and animal parents of the area here ever since!
Medically, Dr. Bos is interested in internal medicine and orthopedic care. He’s also one of the few veterinarians in Ontario certified in stem cell transplant therapy. Dr. Bos especially enjoys the daily tasks that go into operating and maintaining a small business, and he loves to meet new pets and develop lasting relationships with the area’s animal owners over time.

Away from work, Dr. Bos enjoys riding his beloved Yamaha FJR motorcycle and spending quality time with his family. He and his wife Melissa have two children, Kaelyn and Jacob, all of whom can often be seen helping out here at the clinic. Together, they love going camping, playing board games, and caring for their own pets—the family shares their lives with two dogs, a pair of cats, and two horses.
Dr. Patricia Bailey
Dr. Patricia Bailey
Associate Veterinarian
Ever since she was a little girl, Dr. Patricia Bailey - who goes by Trish - has been fascinated by animals of every shape and size. She found herself wanting to know everything about them, including what made them sick and what could make them happy and healthy again. That passion just never quit. Dr. Bailey knew that she was destined to become a veterinarian!

Dr. Bailey is from Ottawa and was first introduced to the veterinary world when she completed a number of high school cooperative career placements at pet clinics in her area. She attended the University of Guelph, then continued on to the Ontario Veterinary College to study veterinary medicine. Dr. Bailey graduated as a veterinarian in 2002, then moved to Windsor to launch her career in private practice.

Dr. Bailey practiced in Windsor for two years before moving to the United Kingdom, where she practiced for another two years. Next, she returned to Canada and settled in the Niagara area. Now, Dr. Bailey is proud to serve the pets and animal owners of the area as a veterinarian with the Balfour Animal Hospital team.

Away from work, Dr. Bailey likes studying history, traveling—she was able to explore much of Europe while living and working in the United Kingdom—and spending time with her own pets at home. She and her husband have three cats: Puck, who doesn’t let his advanced age slow him down in the least; Rhea, who isn’t happy until she’s cuddled up next to someone; and the more reserved Vesta.
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