Meet Our Veterinarian in Toronto
As your veterinarian in Toronto, ON we offer comprehensive vet services for your pets ranging from preventative care to pet licensing and pet boarding. Here at Jane Animal Hospital, we have an outstanding team of vet doctors, veterinary technicians, registered vet techs, and client relation specialists. Meet our veterinarian in Toronto, as well as the crew that ensures top quality care for your pets.
Veterinarian and Associate Vet Doctors
Our team is led by Director of the World Animal Protection (WAP), Dr. Oliver Sterbinsky who has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1993. His philosophy is that “There is nothing more satisfying than knowing your team consistently works together to improve the quality of life of all pets and their families.” In addition to our veterinary medical director, we also have a team of associate veterinarians who provide assistive care at Jane Animal Hospital.
These vet doctors include Dr. Amina Johnson, Dr. Stefanie Shatsky, Dr. Kai Moore, and Dr. Meaghan roque. Through the care of this vet team, we are able to provide an array of services. This includes pet dentistry, spay/neuter, pet surgery, preventative care, microchipping, and emergency care. We also offer routine pet exams, as well as pet vaccinations to protect your pet's well-being.
Veterinary Technician Services
A veterinary technician provides assistance with diagnostics including imaging and lab work. These are the nurses of the veterinary world, and the individuals who will give your pet the utmost attention when they come in for a checkup or treatments. We have a team of vet tech consisting of Brigitte, Claudia, Mallory, Andreia, Margaret, Kara-Lee, Kaitlyn, Erica and Danielle all of whom serve as veterinary technicians. If you have questions about diet, exercise, medication, or treatments when you bring your pet to the Jane Animal Hospital, most likely you will receive aid by one of these helpful people.
Client Relations Team
Pets are the center of attention here at our veterinarian in Toronto, but we also want to create a healthy relationship with our pet owners. We have senior client relations specialists named Robyn, Alexandra and Alyson, along with a team of client relation specialists that include Chloe, Laura, Asher, Abi, Stacey, Nina and Ina. Our client relations team coordinates appointments, handles bill paying, and provides the personal touch that you come to expect at the Jane Animal Hospital. Our team of specialists provides our clients with a comfortable yet professional vet experience, for each and every vet visit.
Contact Our Local Veterinarian in Toronto
Now that you have virtually met our team we want you to come in and visit our veterinarian in Toronto. At the Jane Animal Hospital, we provide a welcoming and calm environment for you and your pet. Whether you want to schedule a routine annual pet wellness exam, or you need specialized treatment including emergency care, we are here to help.
Contact our office at 416-762-5558 to schedule your appointment. We are currently accepting all new clients, and we also accept walk-in visits.
Dr. Oliver Sterbinsky, DVMMedical Director
Dr. Oliver Sterbinsky graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph in 1993. He loves the day to day interactions with his employees, clients, and patients. He is also a director on the board of WAP (World Animal Protection Canada).
Dr. Sterbinsky enjoys triathlons and spending time with his family. He participates regularly in a variety of charity events such as Spin for breast cancer awareness and research, Tour for Kids and MS Climbs. Dr. Sterbinsky is also the proud owner of a beautiful and energetic Aussiedoodle named Maya.
'There is nothing more satisfying than knowing your team consistently works together to improve the quality of life of all pets and their families.'
Dr. Amina Johnson, DVMAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Johnson graduated from Tufts University of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She enjoys meeting clients and discovering more about our pet community. In her off time, Dr. Johnson can be found chasing her 3 kids and her cats! She also enjoys swimming and yoga.
Dr Meaghan Roque, DVMAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Meaghan Roque is a 2019 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College and she is excited to begin her career as a veterinarian with the Jane Animal Hospital team! She began volunteering at veterinary clinics when she was thirteen years old and has never looked back. Meaghan has a quirky black cat named Trudy who she helped nurse back to life after she was found as a stray kitten. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, volunteering her skills at animal shelters, and exploring the city.
'The best thing about veterinary medicine is the satisfaction we get knowing we help make a difference in the lives of your best friends!'
Dr Kai Moore, DVMAssociate Veterinarian
Dr Kai Moore Graduated from Ontario Veterinary College. She adopted a cat Zeke. Everyone thinks her pet is the sweetest cat. She loves to eat and try new foods. She also enjoys travelling and visited some Asian countries already.
'I love that veterinary medicine gives me the opportunity to advocate for animals that can’t speak for themselves.'
Lisa loves working with her incredible team everyday. She also enjoys interacting with clients and their pets. Lisa enjoys cooking, entertaining and spending time with her family.
'I am most proud of being a part of a team that promotes the importance of preventive medicine and works everyday to prolong the lives of our furry family members.'
BrigitteTeam Lead Veterinary Technician
Brigitte's never wavering positive attitude is a great quality of hers. She enjoys trying new foods, rollerblading, and traveling.
'There are so many things I love about Veterinary Nursing such as the medical aspect, the animals and the people I work with!'
Andreia graduated from the Veterinary Technician program of Georgian College. She is very passionate about working in the veterinary field and loves to see animals lives enriched. She usually keeps her hands full caring for 3 cats with disabilities. Her favourite part of working in this industry is assisting the doctors in surgery. When Andreia is not working she loves discovering new shows on Netflix and taking time off to travelling to Portugal.
“You never stop learning in this industry. A large part of the reason I love surgery assisting is because no day is every the same. It is the most rewarding part of the job to see animals lives being improved.”
ClaudiaSenior Registered Veterinary Technician
Claudia graduated from the Veterinary Technician program of Seneca College. She has a cat, Theo, who loves to eat and fetche. Claudia loves to read, practice yoga and watch Netflix!
'Working with like minded people who are just as dedicated to providing gold standard care to our furry friends and being able to advocate for them as best we can'.
Danielle has a degree in psychology from East Carolina University and she also completed the Veterinary Technician program at Cedar Valley College. She rescued Jax, a puppy she found on the side of the highway when he was 1 month old. Danielle had a University scholarship to play soccer for 4 years at East Carolina University. She spends most of her free time watching movies and working out.
'Being able to help all of the animals and having the opportunity to learn more about the medical aspect of the industry'.
Graduating from the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca College, Margaret has experience working with small, large and some exotic animals in both general practice and emergency medicine. her passions includes nutrition and dentistry and she is excited to help animals and educate people in these areas.
Margaret has a husky named Ari who loves to run and play with other dogs. she loves to spend time with her dog, enjoy nature, practice martial arts and is currently getting into photography.
“Saving one animal may not change the world, but it will surely change the world for that one animal.”
Kara-Lee has completed the Veterinary Technician Program at Sheridan College. She has a 10 year old dog, Bear, that still plays like a puppy! No one can believe his age. His name is half because he looks like a skinny Polar Bear and half because of Bear Grylls. Kara-Lee loves to read, hiking with Brad and Bear, and listening to music.Quote :'I love that I am learning every single day on the job. There is so much to learn and know, which ensures I am constantly challenged in my work, which I love!'
Kaitlyn Graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Sheridan College. She has a beautiful 8 month old Safe is a Himalayan and Bengal mix and she loves to suck on the sheet before she goes to sleep. She likes to go on runs, and working out at the gym. She also, like spending an enormous about of timewith her family especially her sister.
'Being able to communicate with clients and be able to help animals in need. As well as, never knowing what will be coming through the door, either a routine vaccination or an urgent emergency.'
Erica obtained a Biological Science Degree from the University of Guelph, where I also played varsity soccer for 5 years. She also graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca College. Erica adopted her cat Phoebe in her final semester at Seneca. She is a super friendly Ragdoll mix whois very vocal and loves to play fetch. She enjoys running, playing soccer, working out, being active outdoors, and reading.
'This industry is ever-evolving and no two days are the same. There is so much opportunity to experience new challenges and expand your knowledge.'
RobynSenior Client Services
Robyn graduated with a bachelors degree from York University in psychology and is currently going back to school to specialize in HR management at McMaster University. Robyn has always had a love for animals and growing up she spent most summers on her uncle’s farm. Robyn says that working in the veterinary industry is the perfect fit for her. She loves the fact she gets to meet adorable animals all day while continuing to interact with customers, which she loves to do. Since Robyn currently does not have pets of her own she especially enjoys working with animals all day. Robyn is enthusiastic about getting to know all the animal's unique personalities and thinks that this is a great fantastic environment to work in.
'A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.'
AlexandraSenior Client Services
Over 5 years of client service management experience in the hospitality and service industry. Currently completing a Piano Pedagogy associate diploma with the Royal Conservatory of Music and has had several years of education and teaching experience for preliminary and intermediate levels.
Alexandra enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and cooking. She has two cats named Goji and Kale who share a deep passion for 'singing loudly'.
'My favorite aspect of working in a veterinary hospital is seeing the compassion and care that goes into the industry by the doctors, nurses and supporting staff each and every day.'
AbiClient Relations Specialist
Abi has 5 years of experience in the animal industry. Abi has a passion for their health, happiness and care. At home she has a cat, hedgehog, chinchilla and a group of crested geckos. In her spare time she enjoys video games, soccer, and spending time with friends.
AsherClient relations specialist
Asher has more than 17 years of experience in the service industry. He loves cooking, singing and going to the theatre. He has a beautiful cat called Ninja.
'Love to be there to help support fur parents with whatever they need.'
InaClient Relations Specialist
Ina is currently at Sheridan College completing her Veterinary Technician diploma. She grew up surrounded by animals, including birds, dogs, guinea pigs and turtles. She currently has two cats, Cricket the wobble cat and Clawd, as well as two guinea pigs, Pumpkin and Chippy. On her down time, Ina enjoys cuddling with her creatures and trying out new vegan recipes.
“Some people talk to animals, not many listening though. That is the problem”
LauraClient Relations Specialist
Laura graduated from George Brown College with a degree in Fine Studio Arts. She volunteered at animal hospitals and shelters since she was a little girl. She has grown up with animals her entire life and spent most of her summers as a child on her aunt and uncle farm. She even had her own pet cow, Sammy. She adopted a senior rescue dog named Bobbie two years ago. It took a lot to get her to trust humans again as she had a rough start but now she is the happiest little dog ever. Laura is a vegan and loves discovering vegan restaurants in the city. She loves reading, cooking and collecting vinyl records.
“Until one has loved an animal - a part of one’s soul remains unawakened”
LaurenClient Relations Specialist
Lauren is a high school student and is with us for the summer. She would love to become a veterinarian someday. She volunteered at a cat shelter and have previously worked as a co-op student at the Jane Animal Hospital. She loves reading, Hiking, Baking and cooking. She has an older dog, Rebel, and Ozzy, a new puppy.
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ― Anatole France
StaceyClient Relations Specialist
Stacey has a Bachelor in Administration and a diploma in Journalism from Humber College. Stacey enjoys spending time with her six bunnies. They always find ways to make her laugh and fill her home with lots of love. All six of her bunnies are very spoiled with love, treats, and toys. Though the bunnies usually prefer playing with the boxes the toys come in then the actual toys themselves.She enjoys music, reading, traveling, yoga and collecting comic book and fan based collectables.
Quote: 'Be kind to all kinds. '
Stacey enjoys spending time with her six bunnies. They always find ways to make her laugh and fill her home with lots of love. She enjoys music, reading, traveling, yoga and collecting comic book and fan based collectables.
ChloeClient Relations Specialist
Chloe is currently a first-year veterinary technician student enrolled at Algonquin College.She has two pets, a cat and a dog. Her dog, Finnegan, is 12 years old and she is a soft-coated wheaten terrier. She also has a 2-year-old grey and white tabby cat named Toad. Toad was rescued and brought as a kitten, with his sisters and mother, from the streets. Toad was 5 months old when we adopted him, and he has become a great companion for our older dog. Chloe enjoys spending time with friends and family as well as, participated in physical activity such as swimming, cycling, running, or walking. I love the outdoors and staying active.
My favorite aspect of working in this field would be the joy of helping others. This entire industry was built around providing care, assistance, and guidance to owners and their beloved pets. People consider their pets as family members, which they have entrusted us to provide the best care possible. Though this is a big responsibility, it ends up feeling great when you can hand back their pet and see the happiness on their face when their companion is back to being healthy and happy again
JubileeClient Relations Specialist
Jubilee has 2 cats, Suli, a tuxedo cat and Ben. Toxedo was originally from a foster home. She is incredibly playful and cuddly. When she’sawake, all she does is stand over her toy and meow until you play with her. She loves to run in circles! When she’s asleep, she likes to be covered up and hugged. Jubilee loves to draw. Recently, she started to work on digital art. She also love puzzles,board games, and baking. Her favourite things to bake are chocolate macaroons.Quote: 'When it comes to pets, we are all the same. We all want to protect our animal companions and tomake them feel safe. This means that we also all feel pretty helpless when our little friends arehurting. I love working in an environment where we can provide support and care for those whorely on us the most. Everyone who comes to Jane Animal Hospital is here because they havesomeone precious to look after and so being able to provide relief for those people is amazing.'
Juan is currently at Humber College for Police Foundations. Meanie, his cat, loves to play fetch, hide and seek, and tag. She also knows how to open drawers.
One of his hobbies is playing video games. he also enjoys training with the Canadian Military and swimming.
“Teamwork makes the dream work.”