Meet the Team
We are a team of local animal lovers dedicated to serving local animals.
Dr. Dylan McCaffrey
Animals have always been Dr. McCaffrey’s passion. Raised locally on a farm in the Rideau Lakes, he’s been caring for animals from day one. He pursued this passion by studying at the Ontario Veterinary College. He has continued his education in small animal surgery, diagnostic ultrasound, and exotic animal medicine. He is known for his big heart, as he is constantly picking up and saving injured wildlife. Thrilled to be back in the Brockville area, he can usually be found by the lake reading up on the latest in medicine with his pug, Pickles.
Dr. Delenn Burrows
Originally from the city of Hamilton in Southern Ontario, Dr. Burrows is excited to have escaped the hustle and bustle that comes with living in a larger city. Dr. Burrows knew from the age of five that she wanted to be a veterinarian, and she fulfilled this dream when she graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College. She has a special interest in maintaining quality of life in her senior patients, arthritis management, and end of life care. On her days off you might catch her swimming in the river or spending time with her little white rescue dog, Olive.
Marissa grew up outside of Lyndhurst and at a young age, knew that she wanted to work with animals. She began her career as a co-op student with Gananoque Veterinary Clinic where she found her love for working with Avian patients. She is passionate about preventative care, assisting in surgeries and dental procedures. Outside of work, Marissa stays busy kayaking, pursuing her recreational pilot’s license and spending time with her dogs, Bear and Terra and her two horses Cheveya and Athena.
Ashley has loved animals since she can remember. When she's not at the clinic, she can be found teaching at her riding school with her dog Mable by her side coaching lessons.
Chris started working as a veterinary technician in the mid 1990’s in large animal and made the jump to small animals in 2000. When Chris isn’t at the clinic, she spends her time with her family camping, gardening and tending to her bee hives. She is passionate about senior pets and fosters senior pets whenever she can. Her goal with every patient visit is to ensure comfort and low stress! low and share her knowledge with our clients. Her motto is “Prevention, prevention, prevention!”
Alyssa is a graduate of the Vet Assistant and the Professional Dog Trainer Program with Ottawa Canine School. She shares her life with two dogs, Punk and Pesto and two cats, Simba and Uno. When she isn’t at the clinic or training privately, she can be found teaching Punk, an advanced trick dog, fun new tricks! Her care and training plans emphasize the human-canine bond and she's committed to helping you and your dog live your best life together. She can find a positive reinforcement based solution for any area that your pup requires help with!
Taylor started working with animals in 2013 as a kennel attendant when she fell in love with the job she pursued her education at St.Lawrence college graduating as Veterinary Technologist in 2016. You will find her in the appointment rooms, assisting in surgery or offering friendly advice at the front counter. Taylor and her partner Ian own a hobby farm just outside Gananoque. When they aren’t doing farm chores, you will find them hiking or relaxing on their boat with their newborn son Dominic and dogs Molly and Cherokee.
Raised by two veterinarians, Danae grew up in vet clinics, and is happy to carry on the tradition. She studied management at George Brown College with a focus in health care. She is happy to be back in the beautiful 1000 islands that she grew up in. She can usually be found enjoying the outdoors with her dog Chummy or relaxing at home with her two cats Leonard and Beans.