REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNOLOGISTS
Shai has been working with us since 2014, as a graduate of Red River College Animal Health Technology program. While not working you can find her working on her truck, doing renovations to her house or playing with her animals. Shai has a english mastiff named Scarlett, a rottweiler named Kilo, a pomeranian named Cleo, and a siamese cat named Arlo.
Amanda is one of our Registered Veterinary Technologist's. She joined our practice in the spring of 2015 after graduating from Red River College with a diploma in Animal Health Technology. Amanda volunteered many Saturdays with us before going to school to become a RVT. She came back to Central Vet for her love of mixed animal practice, and the opportunity to work with a variety of animals. At work, Amanda enjoys performing dental cleanings, educating owners and assisting with surgery. When not at work she likes spending her time outdoors; during the summer months she spends most weekends at her camper with friends, family and her golden retriever Dawson. She was born and raised in Winnipeg, MB.
Raised in sunny St. James, Mark was consistently surrounded by family dogs. The natural next step was a career working closely with people and their animal friends. He graduated in 2011 with an Animal Health Technology diploma from Red River College and has been involved with Central Vet Services thereafter.
Having worked in various clinical facilities with both large and small animals, pocket pets and exotics, as well as in emergency settings, Mark finds all creatures fun and fascinating. He enjoys being involved with the Canadian Animal Blood Bank collection clinics. Day-to-day in practice, he loves perfecting his technical phlebotomy, radiographic and anesthesiology skills.
Mark is often reading, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, cycling, hiking, and he regularly visits the hot yoga studio for some combined physical/mental challenges and a healthy sweat session in his free time. He shares residence with three cats, Xena, Jughead Jones and Gallifrey, as well as his boisterous pup, Henley.
Callie has been working with us since summer of 2016, as a graduate of Red River College Animal Health Technology program. Callie came to join the team at Central Vet for her love of both large and small animals. When not at work you can find Callie at the barn riding her own horse Carmen, or competing competitively in show jumping. She another horse named Pandora, along with two cats named Phoebe and Ozzy, and a fish named Aree. Callie was born and raised in Winnipeg, MB.
Courtney has been working with us since fall of 2017, as a graduate of Red River College Animal Health Technology program. Courtney's favourite aspect of being a RVT is meeting new people and their pets. She loves to expand her knowledge with continued education to help strengthen the human-animal bond. Courtney's favourite procedure at the clinic are dental cleanings where there is a drastic before & after. In her spare time you can find Courtney kayaking, at the archery range and staying active! Courtney has a few pets of her own, currently she has a horse named Fancy, a cat named Tootsie and a dog named Misty. Courtney is originally from Rorketon, MB.
Shailynn has been working with us since early 2019, as a graduate of Red River College Animal Health Technology program (2017). Shailynn's favourite aspects of being a RVT include large animal procedures, completing dental cleanings and assisting with diagnostic imaging. In her spare time you can find Shailynn hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and kayaking. Pretty much anything outdoors or back at the farm has a special place in her heart. Shailynn has one “foster-fail” dog named Kinder at home. Kinder is a 3-year-old Terrier mix. Shailynn is originally from Poplarfield, MB.
Courtney works behind the scenes taking care of in-clinic patients, and assisting the doctors and technicians. She began as a hospital assistant at Central Veterinary Services in October of 2016. Courtney's favourite aspect of her job is equine diagnostic imaging. When not at work Courtney spends most of her time horseback riding. Courtney lives with her shih tzu named Pepper and doodle named Buck. She was born and raised in Winnipeg, MB.
Nicole became a hospital assistant with us in September 2017. Since starting she has learned a ton more about animals, and how they are cared for in our hospital. Her favourite aspect of working at CVS is seeing and helping all the animals and their owners. When not at work Nicole spends her time riding and competing with her horse Sophie. At home Nicole also has a dog named Tazz, rabbit named Oreo, fish named Olaf and bearded dragon named Pumpkin! Nicole was born and raised in Winnipeg, MB.
Kayla works behind the scenes in our treatment area with the rest of the veterinary team. She became a hospital assistant at Central Veterinary Services in September 2018. Her love for large animals began when she was very young, as she grew up on a cattle and horse ranch. This is what drew her to us, and now her favourite aspect of the job is large animal medicine! In her spare time she enjoys completing ranch work, attending rodeos, fishing and of course horseback riding/training. At home Kayla has a dog named Peter, two horses named Domino and Remi, and 4 kittens named Snap, Crackle, Pop and Charlie. Kayla grew up in Ste. Rose du Lac and now resides in Oak Bluff, MB.
Nadine is one of our thoughtful and caring hospital assistants. She started up at the reception desk, but since has applied for the Animal Health Technology program at Red River College. She now works as one of our hospital assistants. She started with us in May 2018. Nadine can be found assisting our Registered Veterinary Technologists and caring for your pet when their in-clinic with us. In Nadine’s spare time she enjoys hiking and is preparing to begin the AHT this fall. At home Nadine has a dog of her own named Mayo! Nadine was born and raised in Winnipeg, MB.