Serving Edmonton & Stony PlainHistory of the Clinic
Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic has been keeping pets healthy in Stony Plain, Alberta since 1992. The clinic has grown every year since its inception. As our clientele grows we have added more staff and more equipment to better serve our patients. The Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic currently hosts two veterinarians, three registered veterinary technicians, one office manager, and six receptionists/support staff.
Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic looks forward to providing many more years of service to our existing and future clients and their furry friends!
Dr. Kendra Doornenbal graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 2007. She spent her first year in practice as a mixed animal veterinarian taking care of farm and pet animals. Since 2008 she has practiced small animal and emergency medicine.
Dr. Doornenbal joined the Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic in August of 2013. In June of 2018, Kendra purchased the clinic and is enjoying her new role as business owner! Kendra loves to spend her free time in the outdoors camping, hiking and at the lake with her family and her labrador, Penny.
Dr. Crystal Molnar grew up in Grande Prairie, AB. Crystal graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 2006. She has worked in various practices – as a mixed animal veterinarian, a small animal/exotics veterinarian, and a mobile veterinarian.
As our resident locum veterinarian, Dr. Molnar joined the Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic in July of 2018. As a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Practitioner, Crystal provides our clinic with various alternative medicine treatment options for our clients. She is also our exotic animal veterinarian, and welcomes your pocket pets, rabbits, birds and reptiles. In her spare time, Crystal is working on her Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine from the CHI Institute in Florida. She likes to spend time with her dog Phenyx, her two cats, Yeti and Gryffin, and her rabbit Pyxie.
Christine Garrity, RVT
Christine graduated from the Animal Health Technology Program at NAIT in 2004. She has worked as a Registered Veterinary Technologist in the areas of mixed animal practice, emergency care, and companion animal practice in both the provinces of Alberta, and Ontario. She started with the Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic in July of 2018. Christine lives on an acreage with her husband Matt, their dog Jackie, their two cats – Gingie and Lucy, two horses – Lois and Stevie, and their three chickens! When not at the clinic, you can find Christine working and enjoying the acreage life, and taking time for her hobbies, which include cooking, travelling, and riding horses.
Lindsay Eklund, RVT
Lindsay graduated from the Animal Health Technology Program at NAIT in 1996. She has worked as a Registered Veterinary Technologist in several companion animal practices in the area, as well as a mixed animal practice in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. She started with the Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic in January of 2018. She particularly enjoys the surgical and dental rotations. Lindsay lives in Stony Plain, with her husband, Glen and her two boys, Parker and Cameron. Their daughter, Brooke lives in Edmonton with her husband…another Parker! When not at the clinic, Lindsay is happiest outside – spending time at their family cabin or in the mountains. She loves the sunshine! She is currently a “time-share” owner of a little Shih Tzu named Kylie who spends her time between their home, and Grandma’s house!