Brianna Gartner,BSc, RVTRegistered Veterinary Technician
Brianna grew up in Edmonton and has had a passion for animals for as long as she can remember. This led her to pursue a career in animal medicine. She started her journey at Whitemud Crossing Animal Hospital as a volunteer while completing her BSc in Animal Health and graduated in 2018. After taking a year off she decided to return to school and complete NAITs Animal Health Technologist course in 2021 and become an RVT. She is very excited to have now returned to WCAH! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her fiancé at home and taking her husky mix Scout to the dog park.
Kristine Schaap, BScClient Service Representative
Kristine graduated with a BSc in Animal Health from the University of Alberta in 2017. She has always been compassionate towards animals, but also enjoys travelling, camping, and a good game of tennis or golf. After working at our clinic for a couple of years as a veterinary assistant, she has deepened her passion for medicine and will be working with a new species in the future - humans! She has recently moved back to her hometown of Medicine Hat, AB to complete a BSc in Nursing. However, she still works remotely for the clinic and you may occasionally interact with her via email or phone. She misses working with all your furry friends, but is still happy to be a part of the WCAH team.
Miki NguyenVeterinary Assistant
Miki graduated in 2020 from the University of Alberta with a BSc in Psychology and is currently studying Animal Health Technology at NAIT. Though Miki doesn't have any pets of her own, she is constantly surrounded by the dogs of her family and friends, which helped her discover her love for animals! During her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, getting bubble tea with friends, and re-watching all of the Harry Potter movies!
Kerra BoykoVeterinary Assistant
Kerra is currently in her second year studying at the University of Alberta in the Animal Health Program. Since she was little, she was always surrounded by animals which sparked her love and passion for their health. Kerra loves meeting and interacting with your furry friends but when she is not, she keeps busy by hiking, hanging with friends, or spending time with her horse or dog.
Paige MarineVeterinary Assistant
Paige grew up in Calgary , AB and moved to Edmonton to attend university. She is currently in her third year of the Animal Health program at the University of Alberta with the goal of going to veterinary school in the future. She has been surrounded by animals since she was little and would love to work with them fulltime someday. In her spare time she loves to spend my time outdoors with her friends hiking or camping!
Jasmine Pinto-Coy,BScVeterinary Assistant
Jasmine is a graduate of MacEwan University with her BSC in Biology. Having always been fascinated with nature, and animals in particular, she is always striving to learn new things about them. When working at the clinic, she loves to meet the clients and their fur babies. Jasmine likes to hike, swim, and draw animals in her spare time, when her dogs permit.
Reillee DuperronVeterinary Assistant
Reillee is a fourth-year student studying animal science at the University of Alberta. She spends her time working and volunteering with all kinds of animals, from cats and dogs to chickens and pigs! She spends her summers working as a wildland firefighter doing plenty of hiking and exploring. She is very excited to be a part of the WCAH team and looks forward to getting to know all of the awesome patients.
Grace KunnelVeterinary Assistant
Grace is currently a third-year student within the Faculty of Science and is studying at the University of Alberta. From a young age she has always had a strong appreciation for animals and enjoys teaching her pets cute tricks. In addition to visiting cat cafes and making new fluffy friends, she likes jamming out on the ukulele, going for runs, and learning Japanese.
Taytem RathVeterinary Assistant
Taytem grew up in Medicine Hat, AB but moved to Edmonton to go to university. She is continuing her fourth and final year of an Integrative Physiology degree at the University of Alberta with the hopes of attending veterinary school in the future. Ever since she can remember she's had a passion for animals and can't wait to meet all your furry friends. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors in nature and loves visiting the mountains for camping!