Our Staff

Meet the friendly staff at Upper Bathurst Animal Clinic!

  • Dr.
    Eldad
    Owner/Companion Animal Medicine

    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.

  • Bella

    Ruler of the clinic. The beautiful Bella enjoys shaking her bum, barking and benny bullies

  • Ovi
    RVT
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Ovi graduated in Romania in 1996, with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Prior to his arrival in Canada with his family, he worked as a veterinarian in a small animal clinic, in Bucharest. He joined the Upper Bathurst Animal Clinic in 2019 as a veterinary technician. Prior to becoming a member of our team, Ovi worked in AAHA accredited clinics since 2001. He is interested in surgery and imagistic diagnostic. Ovi owned a German shepherd, a cocker spaniel and a jack russell terrier. He was also a cocker spaniel breeder with great results at dog shows. Ovi loves to spend time with his family. In his free time, he enjoys dancing, swimming and watching NBA games. 

    'Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.'

  • Sirkka
    Clinic Administrator

    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.'

  • Pam
    Receptionist/ACA

    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.

  • Cathy
    Receptionist

    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.

  • Ashley
    Receptionist / Veterinary Assistant

    Ashley has been a part of the team since January 2018. She has worked in the veterinarian field for over 7 years and loves every single minute of it, always ready to take on the next experience. On her spare time she enjoys snuggling with her fur babies (cats) and loves watching movies.

  • Yoni
    Reception / Veterinary Assistant

    Yoni is a lover of all things animals. He completed his undergraduate biology degree at Western University and is currently applying to attend Ontario Veterinary College next Fall 2021. He has a dog at home named Kai and a parrot named Zosya, When he's not in the clinic, Yoni enjoys watching every single movie and TV show that is currently available, hanging out with loved ones and playing sports.