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. Catalina Contreras, 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, Christina, Stacey, Andreia, Melanie, 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 a senior client relation specialist named Emilie, along with a team of client relation specialists that include Yasmin, Veronica, Stephanie, and Kaitlin. 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 SterbinskyMedical 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 JohnsonAssociate 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 RoqueAssociate 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 Stefanie ShatskyAssociate Veterinarian
Stefanie Studied biological sciences at the University of Guelph. She then Specialized in veterinary medicine at University College Dublin Stefanie adopted a cat, Thomas, from the Dublin SPCA. He was originally meant to be just a foster kitten, but he stole her heart.
Stefanie has a soft spot for miniature schnauzers, as the breed has been a favorite of her family for years. She also loves birds and grew up with Budgies and a schnauzer as a child. Stefanie loves to practice Ashtanga yoga, hiking and traveling.
I am passionate about general practise and hope to be able to care for an animal through its life from their very first vaccinations to senior care. I am lucky to work with animals everyday and love meeting new clients and their pets.
Dr Kai Moore
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.'
BrigitteSenior 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!'
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'.
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.”
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.”
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.'
KristenClient Relations Specialist
Kristen has a diploma in Event Management from Humber College. Her parents owns a long hair Daschund named Brooke. She loves attention and is a bit of a diva. Kristen loves movies, reading, cross-stitching and traveling.
'There's a reason why they call dogs man's best friend'
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
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.”
Destiny is currently enrolled at Seneca College in the Veterinarian Assistant program. In high school she did her co-op at an animal shelter and enjoyed helping and caring for those furry friends.
Destiny has two Cane Corsos named Cujo and Luna. A fun fact about them is that they love to open gifts. They will sit beside you and wait for the box or gift bag and rip it open. I love seeing the joy they get out of it. In her free time, she loves to go to different restaurants and try different foods from different cultures.
“My favourite aspects about working in this industry is, being able to be around animals on a day to day basis. I love working with all different breeds and learning what makes them unique.”