Veterinarians

  • Dr-Esther-Duschinsky-DVM
    Dr. Esther Duschinsky
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Duschinsky completed a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and immunology at McGill University in 1993. She then continued in school to become a veterinarian at the University of Guelph graduating in 1998. Since graduation, she has worked in a number of small animal clinics as well as two years working as an emergency veterinarian. Dr. Duschinsky lives in Cambridge with her two boys, her partner Mark, their Australian Cattle Dog named Merlin, and their cat named Juice. She enjoys the drive from Cambridge as a time to unwind and listen to audio books. She also loves being outdoors, doing yoga and running with Merlin.

  • Dr-Rob-DeVries-DVM
    Dr. Rob DeVries
    D.V.M.

    Dr. DeVries completed a Bachelor of Science degree in animal biology at the University of Guelph in 2001. He then continued in school to obtain his DVM degree at the University of Guelph, graduating in 2006. Dr. DeVries practiced both large and small animal medicine after graduation, with a focus on small animal medicine and surgery. He lives with his wife Robin, his twins Aiden and Emma and his youngest son, Owen. He also shares his home with two cats, Hannah and Pearl.

  • Dr-Jane-Chasowy-DVM
    Dr. Jane Chasowy
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Jane grew up on a farm in the Niagara Region. Even though the family farm was a fruit farm, there were always plenty of animals around. Actually, Dr. Jane cannot remember the initial “spark” that led her to pursue a career working with animals, she just knows that she always wanted to be a Veterinarian.

    After graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1978 she began practising Veterinary medicine with Dr's Fred and Lynda Harris at the Harris Animal Hospital. She has worked here ever since – with Dr. Ivan Zivcic and now Dr. Esther and Dr. Rob.

    She has now spent over 43 years at the Harris Animal Hospital and has come to know many wonderful people and their amazing pets. However – Dr. Jane has decided to retire from practising Veterinary Medicine and will be leaving at the end of 2021.

    It will be sad saying good-bye to our wonderful clients and their pets, especially since she has been a part of multiple beloved family members – not only helping people say good-bye but also happily welcoming new puppies and kittens into their families.

    Retiring – Dr. Jane will be able to spend more time with her daughter Katie and beloved grandson Avery, working around her home in Sweaburg and hopefully continuing her passion for travelling and seeing the world.

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