Meet the friendly staff at Upper Bathurst Animal Clinic!
Dr. Eldad Weiner was born and raised in Israel. He graduated veterinary school in 1998 and moved to Canada in 2002, where he was practicing as a veterinary associate until he established Upper Bathurst Animal Clinic in March of 2010.
Dr. Doris Neculoiu fulfilled a childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian and she graduated the University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine in her native Romania, in 1992; she taught as a member of the faculty in the veterinary surgery department for 5 years.
Ruler of the clinic. The beautiful Bella enjoys shaking her bum, barking and benny bullies
Sirkka has always had a love for animals and was always bringing home those in need while growing up which included dogs, cats, birds, and hamsters. She has been working in the veterinary industry for over 12 years beginning when she was living in Alberta and continuing when returning to Ontario in 2005. She has been a part of the UBAC team since 2011 with a brief break when her son was born. Her family currently includes her husband, son, four rescue cats and Spot the family dog. In her spare time she likes to read, sew, travel, and spend time with her family. 'Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.'
If you hear someone yell “oh my a puppy!” regardless of the dog’s age, that’s Maria. After adopting her first puppy Josh and working with a trainer, Maria was inspired to work with animals. She graduated in 2018 from the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca College. She’s been working in many different clinics through college and loved every minute of it. She’s been treating stray cats since she was a little girl, becoming the youngest cat lady in her neighborhood. On her days off she enjoys reading books, baking, drawing comic books and going to the beach. Her dream is to one day treat polar bears in the North Pole.
Emily graduated from the Ridgetown Veterinary Technician program in 2005, she’s been working as an RVT ever since. She’s worked in many fields in the Veterinary world from emergency medicine, regular practice to exotics. She first discovered her passion for animals after her high school co-op at the Toronto Zoo. She is very passionate about animal welfare and advocating for her patients needs. She is one of 4 children and grew up with many animals from cats, dogs, ferrets, rats and even a bearded dragon. During Emily’s spare time she enjoys hiking in nature and lying on the beach. She is a very positive person and believes that anything is possible if you just believe.
She has a certificate from Sheridan College for Animal Care. She worked at the Veterinary Emergency Clinic for 2 years gaining even more experience in animal care. She is always eager to learn new and exciting things about veterinary medicine. She goes above and beyond for patients, clients and co-workers.
After becoming an aesthetician in 2003, Angie decided to turn her skills to animals and fulfill a lifetime passion and work as a groomer. Her goal for every groom is too see them happy, clean and to return home to strut around their new hair cut for their pet parents. Seeing the transformation from start to finish reminds her of why she became a groomer in the first place. Angie grew up the middle of 3 children; she always had animals at home from cats, dogs, a goose she hatched from an egg and even a goat named Daisy. Her angels at home are a Pekinese named Jilly Bean and a Boston named Ms. Malice. They truly make her life worth living.
Cathy grew up with lots of pets, dogs, cats, hamsters, fish and even rabbits. Since she has always been around animals her love for them has only grown stronger over time. She has been a groomer for over 20 years, once she no longer could groom, Cathy became a Client Care Coordinator for a 24 hour clinic so she could continue working with animals. Cathy joined the Upper Bathurst family in May 2017. When not working, Cathy enjoys spending time with her three fur babies Tuffy, Pooch and Sahara. Cathy lives by her motto live and let live, it is what it is.