Meet Our Team Members

Our Veterinarians

  • Dr
    Dragos Tudose
    Medical Director, Veterinarian
  • Dr
    Erica Lutman
    Veterinarian
  • Dr
    Allorina Rypalowski
    Veterinarian
  • Dr
    Amy Jackson
    Veterinarian

Hospital Manager

  • Tara Martel,
    Hospital Manager

    Tara joined Huronia Veterinary Emergency Clinic in 2013 after 12 years of experience in a busy downtown Toronto practice.  She has a strong desire to ensure that every client has the best experience possible and believes that exceptional customer service is the cornerstone to a successful client relationship.   Her rescue dog Wilbur is her trusty assistant at the clinic every day.

Lead Technicians

  • Ron Bridges,
    RVT,
    Lead Technician

    Coming soon!

  • Clair Woodland,
    RVT,
    Lead Technician

    Clair has been with our clinic since 2010 as a Lead Technician, having also worked with large animals in the past. In her spare time she can be found at her family farm training and riding horses. She currently has 30 horses, 8 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 hamsters!

  • Caytlynn Brush,
    RVT,
    Lead Technician

    Caytlynn started working with Huronia Veterinary Emergency Clinic in 2011 while attending Georgian College for the Veterinary Technician program.  Upon completing school with honors, her role with HVEC grew from a co-op student to a full-time technician.  Emergency medicine has always been a passion of Caytlynn's, who loves the fast pace environment and the challenges that come with the unexpected. 

Technicians

  • Erin Wall,
    RVT

    Coming soon!

  • Jayme Greaves,
    VT

    Coming soon!

  • Kris Burns,
    RVT

    Kris' experience as an RVT has been diverse and continues to grow as her career develops. She has been an RVT for over 10 years, and her time working in emergency settings has been a highlight for the last 8 years. Her other main career highlight is her position teaching in the Veterinary Technician Program, and and working to develop the skills of future RVTs.  She thoroughly enjoys her position at HVEC, and always strives to provide the highest level of care to pets in her charge.

  • Karren Eckhardt,
    AHT

    Coming soon!

  • Kathy Hiltz,
    RVT

    In 2002 Kathy did her co-op placement at Huronia Veterinary Emergency Clinic while finishing her Veterinary Technician Diploma.  She graduated from Seneca College and became a Registered Veterinary Technician later that year.  Kat loves the fast paced world of emergency medicine and finds it challenging and exciting.  Along with working at HVEC on weekends, Kat also works at a day practice in Orillia and teaches at Gerogian College in the Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant programs. 

  • Kim Misener,
    RVT

    Coming soon!

  • Sarah Brooks,
    RVT

    Sarah graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca College in 1993 and has worked at Huronia Veterinary Emergency Clinic since 2009.  When not busy working, or caring for her parrot, rabbit, dog and cat, she volunteers at the Hospice and also for the Red Cross. She recently received her degree in Adult Education from Brock University. 

  • Sharon Knowlton,
    RVT

    Coming soon!

  • Amanda Borton,
    RVT

    Coming soon!

Support Staff

  • Jaycee Elliott,
    Patient Care Co-ordinator

    Jaycee joined Huronia Veterinary Emergency Clinic in 2001 after graduating from Georgian College’s Animal Care Worker program.  She is passionate about continuing her education in veterinary medicine and has since taken courses in canine behaviour, critical care, anaesthetic, pain management, customer service and grooming. She keeps herself busy with her 3 rescue dogs, 2 cats, 2 parrots, 2 aquariums and her horse, Lorenzo.

Contact Us

Location

Find us on the map