Meet the Team

Veterinarians


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Dr. Christina Parker

Bio coming soon!

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Dr. Lynn Lam

Dr. Lynn Lam graduated from the University of Edinburgh’s Royal School of Veterinary Studies in Scotland in June of 2012. Prior to joining the team at Whitehills Animal Hospital in February of 2017, she worked in a small animal clinic just south of London. Born and raised in Toronto, Lynn had always known from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian and help animals. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Bio-Medical Science from the University of Guelph before entering vet school. Lynn has a wide diversity of experience from working with mice in a laboratory setting, lambing sheep in Northern Ireland and working on a dairy farm in Scotland to working with rhinos in South Africa, but she has always known her passion was working with small animals. Lynn enjoys attending veterinary conferences and expanding her knowledge through continuing education with keen interests in feline medicine and preventive care.

Lynn now lives in London with her husband, their two sons, five cats, and two dogs. In her spare time, she likes to read and watch movies. Lynn is a member of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, British Small Animal Veterinary Association, and American Association of Feline Practitioners

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Dr. Tom Oster

Dr. Tom Oster is Whitehills Animal Hospital’s “Commander in Chief”. Tom graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1989. After graduating, he spent 1 year in a mixed animal practice in Northern Ontario. After a few years of relief work around the province, Tom chose to settle down at the London Veterinary Emergency Clinic. After 5 years at the LVEC, Tom decided to go on the road again. He spent time doing locum and emergency work throughout Canada and Asia before coming back to London and joining the Whitehills team in 2003. He became practice owner in 2004. Tom has a real zest for knowledge and enjoys learning new and innovative things in the veterinary field. Tom found the love of his life on one of his trips to Asia. He was married in 2011 and he and his “witty and supportive” wife, have a “pretty cool” young son and a “sweet, strong-willed” daughter. Tom spends a lot of time with his family and they especially enjoy going to the YMCA together. He is very close to his sisters, nieces, and nephews (both human and furry). Tom also loves cycling and traveling to locations with “bad roads and good people”. He is never one to say no to a good adventure.

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Dr. Nicole Kushner

Nicole Kushner graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1994 and started at Whitehills Animal Hospital in November 2021. Previously, Nicole worked in a wide range of small animal practices in Ontario, Alberta, Singapore and North Carolina.

Nicole enjoys an active lifestyle with her husband and three children. She has a high energy dog named Vika and a cool cat named Elliott. She loves sports, exercise, travel and reading. Nicole is excited to meet all the wonderful pets and their owners at Whitehills Animal Hospital.

Registered Veterinary Technicians


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Alonna Dodd

Alonna graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Ridgetown college in 2002 and passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam the same year. After working at a mixed animal practice near Sarnia for 4 years, she was thrilled to join the team at Whitehills Animal Hospital in 2007. Alonna enjoys reading, baking and spending time with her husband, two children and Standard Poodle "Carly".

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Maria Gulikers

Maria joined the Whitehills Animal Hospital team in November of 2015. She attended college at Northern College in Haileybury, Ontario, and graduated from the veterinary technician program in 2010, and the wildlife rehabilitation program in 2011. When Maria and her husband are not outdoors camping, canoeing or hiking, they are spending time with their two cats Theodore and Winston.

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Kendra Coolman

Kendra joined our Whitehills family in July 2018. She grew up on pig farm in Watford where she found her love for animals -- she was always bringing critters home! Kendra went to school at St. Clair College in Windsor, graduated in June 2017, and earned her Registered Veterinary Technician certification. She moved to London in May 2018 and adopted a kitten named Stanley. Kendra enjoys going to the gym, hanging out with friends, and relaxing with Stanley. She has enjoyed meeting many of our wonderful patients so far.

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Katie Lambert

2002 was a milestone year in my life: received my diploma in Veterinary Technology from Ridgetown College, passed my exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician, and landed my first job in a mixed animal hospital.
After 17 years of working in a rural practice, my gaze shifted towards the city of London. In March 2020, I became a member of the fantastic team at Whitehills Animal Hospital, where I continue to exercise my passion for this profession.
My leisure activities include reading, music, and helping my significant other with his hobby farm and horticulture business.

Receptionists


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Jessica Reeves

Jessica Reeves started with Whitehills Animal Hospital in 2006. She is the first person you will meet at Whitehills, and she will always greet you with her cheerful smile. Jessica, and her family share their home with a rambunctious cat Vino and German Shepherd Raven.

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Brittany Schnurr

Brittany joined the Whitehills family in June 2019. She has worked with animals in several environments including pets stores and dog grooming. When she isn't at work, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Jeremiah and their animals (Frankie the Husky mix and Houdini the cat). She loves reading, going to concerts and in the warmer months, spending time on the waters of Georgian Bay with her family.

Kennel Assistants


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Lucas Veillon

Lucas Veillon is a Kennel Assistant here at Whitehills Animal Hospital. He first joined Whitehills in 2016 as a Co-op student, and came back to the clinic in the fall of 2021 to work full time and gain veterinary experience. He graduated from Trent University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in the spring of 2021, and will be attending Vet School at St. George's University on the Island of Grenada in 2022. Lucas has 4 cats named Gus, Felix, Milo and Lincoln at home as well as a husky named Lola. When he is not working or in school, Lucas spends his time coaching his sister's soccer team, golfing, skiing, and watching hockey!

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Amanda L.

Amanda Lynch is a Kennel Assistant here at Whitehills Animal Hospital. She started at Whitehills in the fall of 2019. She has a Boston terrier pug named Olivia, two cats, and a horse name Ollivander. Amanda is currently a grade twelve student at Saunders S.S. and hopes to pursue an undergrad in the sciences. When Amanda is not working or at school, she can often be found at the barn or with friends.

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Diana Fitzgerald

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Sarah M.

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Sydney V.

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Trishelle R.

Jack of all Trades


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Bill Doran

Bill Doran is the Whitehills Animal Hospital “Jack of all trades”. He joined the Whitehills team in 2011. Prior to that, he has had many years of experience in the service industry. Billy enjoys exercise, being active and following politics. He and his wife Jane have a Domestic Short Haired cat named Buster at home and keep busy with their grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Whitehills Animal Hospital

2111 Aldersbrook Road

London, ON N6G 3X1


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

(519) 473-1182
Email Us: whitehillsah@gmail.com
Fax: (519) 473-5134

Our phone lines are off for lunch daily from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm.
Phones are turned off 15 minutes prior to close.
On Saturdays, phones turn off at 10:00 am.


Hours

Monday 8:00am - 7:30pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 7:30pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday Closed

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