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 one veterinarian with additional locum support, four registered veterinary technicians, one office manager, and seven 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 Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, “Kevin”.
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 two cats – Gingie and Lucy, two horses – Lois and Peter, and some occasional 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!
Jaclyn Fuhr, RVT
Jaclyn graduated from Lakeland College in 2009. Up to now, she has worked her entire RVT career in Stony Plain, Alberta! Jaclyn joined the Yellowhead Veterinary Clinic team in 2015. She loves small animal medicine, particularly the surgery rotations. Jaclyn lives in Stony Plain with her husband and two girls. Having no pets at home currently, Jaclyn sneaks in some extra snuggles at the clinic whenever she can! She says her current hobbies are “being a Mom” – and we know that she is as great in her Mom duties as she is in her RVT responsibilities at work!
Serena Perras, RVT
Serena graduated from Olds College in 2018, and has primarily small animal practice experience. She joined us at the Yellowhead Vet Clinic in June of 2019. She currently enjoys living in the country with her 3 dogs, the famous “one-eyed” Charlie (an Australian Shepherd), a Bulldog named Tyson, and her sweet Lab cross, Dawn. She also has a lovely cat named Hunter. When Serena is not at the clinic, she loves to cook and play video games. We have been lucky enough to be the recipients of her delicious cheesecake! YUM!