Dr. Sumeet Sharma
From his earliest memory, Dr. Sharma’s family always had pets that were loved as members of the family and he aspired to be a veterinarian from a very young age. During his 3rd year of university he rescued a puppy named ‘Suko’, whom he considered his first ever ‘own’ pet and would always miss her. His lifelong dream came true when he graduated as a veterinarian in 2003. Further, he completed his Master of Veterinary Science degree specializing in Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics. He was awarded a university scholarship for achieving the highest grades in that department. Thereafter, he worked as a mixed animal practitioner for the next four years and conferred best field veterinarian award by I.S.S.A.R in 2008.
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Dr. Sharma also continued his research efforts and has numerous scientific publications to his credit including papers in world renowned Journals from Elsevier and Wiley. He reviewed scientific papers for more than 30 Veterinary and Animal Sciences journals and is also on the editorial board of the several international journals of repute. He is an active member of AAFP (American Association of Feline Practitioners), Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians (EASAV), AbVMA (Alberta Veterinary Medical Association) and CVMA (Canadian Veterinary Medical Association). His special areas of interest include small animal dentistry, reproduction, endocrinology, and dermatology. When he’s not caring for your furry friends, he enjoys traveling, watching sports, and spending time with his family and of course with his dog ‘Toopy’ and cat ‘Binoo’.
Dr. Sharma’s philosophy is to provide high-quality health care using state-of-the-art technology and the latest in veterinary techniques in a friendly and supportive setting. He is very excited to open his practice where he can use his clinical skills gained in veterinary field over a period of 12 years. Passionate about treating pets like members of the family, he is confident to provide the kind of care you want for your pet.
Dr. Navjot Gosal
Dr. Gosal was born into a farming family in Punjab, India. He grew up taking care of his cows, buffalo, dogs, and fish. His desire to become a veterinarian took a leap forward when he realized there was no certified veterinarian in his neighbourhood to properly treat his sick and dying dog.
He graduated with Doctrate in Veterinary Medicine in 2003. To pursue his studies further, he completed a Master’s in Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology in 2005. He also represented his university on several occasions in Greco Roman-style wrestling. Before moving to Edmonton in the winter of 2008, he worked as a mixed animal veterinarian for 3 years. Very quickly, he finished the rigorous certification process to obtain the license to practice veterinary medicine in Canada and USA. He has been working as small animal veterinarian for almost 6 years in Edmonton and the surrounding area, taking care of people and their pets.Read More About Dr. Gosal
For his great enthusiasm and dedication to veterinary medicine in Past five years he was awarded “Young Veterinarian of the Year” in 2011 by the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association. For his academic achievements and meaningful contribution to the veterinary field he has also been awarded Fellow status by the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, one of only six Fellows in Canada.
Dr. Gosal has called Edmonton his second home ever since moving to Canada and lives with his wife (who is a teacher) and 3 year old son. He is still trying to learn winter sports whenever he can. He has two dogs, 7 year old Jonny (labrador) and a 6 year old American Eskimo (Marshal).
When he is at work he enjoys the communication aspect of the job, while really getting to know people and their furry family members, and always tries to make it a fun and positive experience for everyone.
Dr. Krissia Menjivar
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He got his license and certificate of qualification quickly in Canada and America and has been a member of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and Alberta Veterinary Medical Association since 2016.
Dr. Zandi is proud that he has been a member of Edmonton West Animal Hospital since 2018. His areas of interest are soft tissue surgeries, dentistry and internal medicine.
When not in the clinic, he enjoys his time with his family, playing and watching soccer, traveling and reading.
Dr. Melanie BouclinRead More About Dr. Bouclin
From there, she was able to combine her love of travel while obtaining her veterinary education. Dr. Bouclin graduated from the veterinary program at St. Georges University in the Caribbean and spent her clinical year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. This international education allowed her to appreciate all kinds of human-pet bonds and levels of medical care.
Even though Dr. Bouclin loved the Caribbean sun, home is home, and she returned to Canada to work. She spent a few years practicing at the Edmonton Humane Society, followed by a year in emergency medicine at an emergency clinic in Edmonton. She then worked in private practice for 5 years after that before joining us at Edmonton West Animal hospital!
Dr. Bouclin’s special interests include radiology, dentistry, dermatology, pain management and rehabilitation!