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Dr. Tammy Wong

Veterinarian, DVM

Dr. Tammy Wong received her degree from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in Saskatoon. In addition to her DVM, Tammy completed a B.Sc. and Master’s degree in molecular biology and biochemistry.


Did you know…

Tammy’s parents are bakers and own a bakery in North Vancouver.


Dr. Min-Hye Chung

Veterinarian, DVM

Before calling Canada home, Dr. Chung spent her life growing up in England, Italy, and South Korea. Min pursued a degree in Cell Biology and Genetics at the University of British Columbia, but it was her ongoing love for animals that helped her realize her true calling. After graduation, she pursued her dreams of becoming a veterinarian by attending the University of Queensland in Australia. When Dr. Chung isn’t at the clinic treating her furry friends, she can be found in the great outdoors – hiking, snowboarding, or jogging!


Did you know…

Dr. Chung spent six weeks travelling and volunteering in Africa on her own. She is also a fine arts enthusiast, having studied ballet and classical dance for 6 years!


Dr. Jaison Dhaliwal DVM

Veterinarian, DVM

Dr. Jaison Dhaliwal recently graduated from Sydney University veterinary school. He has been passionate about being a veterinarian since he was a young man, volunteering at an emergency clinic.  Dr. Dhaliwal enjoys practicing different facets of veterinary medicine such as soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics and dentistry.


Did you know…

Dr. Dhaliwal enjoys an active lifestyle which includes spending time outdoors, hiking and working out.


alenaAlena

Animal Health Technician

Alena is a Registered Animal Health Technician who graduated from the Douglas College program and joined the Alouette family in 2012. Alena is busy in the treatment area as part of our caring team that provides patient care. Alena’s interests include hiking and animal welfare as well as spending time with her Shepherd/Husky cross, Terra.


Chelaine

Client Care

Chelaine graduated from the Veterinary Office and Animal Care program in 2011. Her background in client services, as a volunteer with LAPS and working in the veterinary field means that she brings a solid background of experience to her role with Alouette. She enjoys crocheting, sculpting and drawing in her free time.


Did you know…

Chelaine loves reading and averages a book per week.


kelleyKelley

Office Manager

Kelley is one of our veterinary receptionists as well as Office Manager. She is also trained as a Veterinary Assistant. She is knowledgeable in many areas of canine behaviour.  Kelley also has an interest in computers and software, and that interest is often utilized to keep Alouette Animal Hospital up to date with current technology.  We are proud to have her as part of our family since 1996. Kelley is pictured here with her rescue dog, Spark.


Did you know…

Kelley was involved with the CKC Agility Team when they represented Canada in Italy and France.


Shannon

Inventory manager and Client Care


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Renata

Animal Health Technician

Renata works with us as an Animal Health Technician, however, her formal training was in Brazil where she worked for almost 7 years as a Veterinarian before moving to Canada. Her extensive education and experience have quickly made her an invaluable member of the Alouette team. Renata loves spending time outdoors with her children and husband and takes advantage of the surrounding beauty that BC has to offer, in her spare time. Renata has a dog, Lana and two guinea pigs named Pepper and Cinnamon but also counts the “fuzzy ones” that she meets at the clinic as her extended furry family.


Did you know…

Renata’s favourite food is pizza and she cannot stand the taste of mayonnaise.


twylaTwyla

Office Manager

Twyla first joined Alouette in 2003 after completing her Veterinary Assistant training and was with us for two years before taking time off to raise her family.  In 2011, Twyla rejoined our team.  Although she loves helping our clients, grooming, and patient care, she especially looks forward to the opportunity to win over the more “challenging” canine patients. In her free time, Twyla enjoys spending quality time with her family, both two legged and four!


Did you know…

When Twyla was 4 years old she appeared on the Internationally filmed television series, Romper Room.


Jennifer

Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer has had a love for animals since childhood. She also enjoys music, reading, writing, drawing, singing and hiking. Jen started volunteering regularly with animals three years ago at the Maple Ridge SPCA and Katie’s Place. She knew right way that her future career would involve animals and went on to pursue her Veterinary Office and Animal Health Care Certificate at Douglas College.


Did you know…

Jennifer spent time as a high school student visiting/observing at Alouette Animal Hospital and has returned years later to start her career in the animal health care field.



Christine

Client Care

“It followed me home. Can I keep it?” Christine’s love for animals began at a very young age and her parents were asked this question regularly.

She grew up in East Vancouver and was drawn to Maple Ridge 19 years ago to being her family. With a background in accounting and years of customer service experience, Christine brings the knowledge and dispositions necessary to serve our clients in a professional and courteous manner.

Her motto is, “do what you love and love what you do.”


Did you know…

Christine has routinely back country camped for several weeks at a time without running water or electricity.