Dr. Darren Stinson, DVM
Darren is from Lively. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph in 1992. He was a member of the CVO, serving 6 years on the Discipline Committee and 6 years on the Complaints Committee. He has a special interest in Ophthalmology and General surgery.
Dr. Stinson shares his home with 2 dogs, Louie the lab and a bulldog named Lillee. He spends his free time outdoors and has a passion for curling.
Dr. Marc Marin, DVM
Marc is originally from Kapuskasing. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph in 1991. In June 1998 he and Dr. Stinson opened the Chelmsford Animal Hospital. Dr. Marin has served as the CVO President and on the Executive Council. His special interests include internal medicine.
'As a veterinarian, I want to ensure pets are treated in a humane manner and I strive to reduce pain when treating, and also before, during and after surgery. Improving their quality of life is always my first concern.'
Dr. Marin has 2 cats, Heidi and Lucy, and like most cats they have a peculiar personality. He spends his free time with his wife and two daughters traveling and at the cottage. His special interests and hobbies include woodworking, fishing, baseball and golf.
Connie, RVTPractice Manager
Connie is a Registered Veterinary Technologist and our Practice Manager. She graduated in 1993 from the Veterinary Technology Program at St. Lawrence College in Kingston. She worked as a Veterinary Technician from 1993 until 2002 when she became the full- time Practice Manager at Chelmsford Animal Hospital.
2018 marked her 20 year anniversary at the Chelmsford Animal Hospital and she has also been recognized by the OAVT for being a 25 year member!
'As far back as I can remember, I was intrigued by animal, birds, reptiles and insects. When I was a child my dresser drawers were almost always home to a lost or injured creature. Although my parents were not always happy about how or where I housed my lost or injured friends, they were always extremely supportive of my love for them. I feel so fortunate that I am able to have a career doing what I love and working with people that I enjoy being with on and off the job'
Connie's zoo includes 2 dogs 'Jack' and 'Gracie', 3 cats 'Odie', 'Oliver' and 'Ozzie', and 2 horses 'Ava' and 'Remi'. She spends her free time at the barn with the horses and with her husband and 3 kids on Manitoulin at their cottage enjoying the outdoors.
Kathryn, RVTAssistant Manager / Patient Care Advocate
Kathryn is a Registered Veterinary Technologist and is currently our Patient Care Advocate, Assistant Manager and Laser Safety Officer. She graduated from St. Lawrence College in 2000 with a diploma in Veterinary Technology. She gained experience while working at the Ontario Veterinary College performing anesthesia, research, as well as teaching and guiding students with their practical techniques. Kathryn joined our team in 2002.
'I am very lucky to be in an environment where everyone enjoys working together, we have an amazing team here at the hospital. Everyone shares the same passion for the people and their fur-babies. I love the variety of interacting with clients and the different technical skills I utilize everyday. We strive to ensure healthy pets and happy owners by practicing compassionate and progressive medicine.'
Kathryn has an Irish Golden dog named Briggs O'Darby.
Kathryn spends her free time with her husband and her two busy boys, enjoying the outdoors. Winters are spent at the arena, skiing and snowmobiling. Summers are spent at the cottage, hiking, boating and swimming. She is also on the Chelmsford Animal Hospital Women’s Slo-Pitch baseball team.
Amanda RVTRegistered Veterinary Technician
Amanda joined our team in September of 2013. She graduated from Northern College in June 2001 and is a Registered Veterinary Technicians. Amanda has over 17 years of experience in the Veterinary field and has a passion for client education, surgery and emergency medicine.
Amanda is mom to 2 young boys and 2 orange tabby cats named Zuma and Ace.
Amanda enjoys reading and photography. She spends her time with family enjoying the outdoors. Spare time in the summer is enjoyed with her family in southern Ontario at the cottage, fishing, boating and swimming.
Lexy, RVTRegistered Veterinary Technician
Lexy is a Registered Veterinary Technician who joined our team in 2013. She graduated from Seneca College in 2008, and gained valuable experience working at an emergency clinic in Barrie. Lexy's interests include nutrition, dentistry and laboratory techniques.
Lexy is mom to a dog named Starlite, 4 cats named Izzy, Legoless (the 3-legged kitty)', Sriracha, and Atticus. When not at work she enjoys spending her free time with her husband and new baby, she also loves camping, fishing and reading. Lexy is also a movie buff!
Monique, RVTRegistered Veterinary Technician
Monique joined our team to enable her to broaden her skills in the veterinary dental field. She is our dental technician who can educate clients on the dental procedures and benefits of oral health and the result is a happier, healthier pet.
Monique has a senior doberman-rottweiler mix named Chevy who is loyal, smart, active and the protector of the cat and her son. Her family also has a spunky orange tabby kitty named AJ. Monique spends her free time with family enjoying camping, hunting, fishing and the great outdoors!
Carly, VTVeterinary Technician
Carly is a recent graduate of the Veterinary Technician program at Northern College. Originally from Timmins, Carly relocated to the Greater Sudbury area to join our team. Carly is a mom to a border collie named Tyson and she spends her free time outdoors enjoying the changing seasons of Northern Ontario!
Stacie, RVTRegistered Veterinary Technician
Stacie is a registered veterinary technician, originally from this area but lived and worked at a veterinary practice out west, for 8 years. She graduated from Northern College in 2011. Stacie has a special interest in anesthesia and animal behavior. Her free time is spent enjoying family and outdoors. Stacie also has a kitty named Ziggy.
Karlie is a full time receptionist. She graduated from Sir Stanford Fleming College with a fish and wildlife technician and aquaculture diploma. She enjoys the outdoors and photography, especially taking pictures of her very photogenic German Shepard dog, Hazel.