Chelsey Seay :
From a young age Chelsey has always been a lover of animals and has wanted to work with them, be it large or small. Chelsey has a wide range of experience with animal handling as she has worked with horses on her Grandfathers farm, to caring for her own cats at home. In 2013 Chelsey graduated with honors from Sheridan College’s Animal Care Program and will continue on with schooling because one of Chelseys career goals in life is to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Shortly after graduating she joined Northpoint Veterinary Hospital’s caring team as a Veterinary Assistant. Chelsey preforms multiple tasks within the hospital from taking and developing x-rays to monitoring and assisting with routine surgeries. She also restrains for vaccines and blood work, assists with in house laboratory tests, dispenses medications, and many more.When she is not working at Northpoint Veterinary Hospital she is at Tiger Paw Exotics where she gets to care for and educate people on a wide variety of exotics, reptiles and large animals. During her down time she enjoys reading, family outings and spending time with her furry friends.
Ali Bartlett :
Ali has been a team member at Northpoint Veterinary Hospital since 2012. Starting her journey as a volunteer, Ali quickly realized that her passion for science and medicine as well as her love for animals was going to create a lifelong career for her. After completing her high school co-op at Northpoint and graduating; Ali joined the Northpoint team as a full time staff member.
In September 2016 Ali made the decision to go to school at Northern College to complete her Veterinary Technician Diploma. During her years in school Ali was able to develop and grow her skills and identify her passions and strengths in the field. Graduating with a 4.0 GPA and with honors, Ali was the recipient of the OAVT award for academic excellence and student recognition and has rejoined the Northpoint team as their head Veterinary Technician.
Now with school complete Ali plans to write the Veterinary Technician National Examination this summer to obtain her registration status. At home Ali keeps busy with her 2 cats Lucy Woo and Gamora, her 2 turtles Clark Kent and Lex Luther and her newest addition; a lab mix names Scully.
Sarah Campbell :
Sarah began her career path in 1998 when she started volunteering at the local animal shelter caring for the furry and feathered friends there. In 2005 she started working in a hospital setting where she gained the skills and knowledge to assist in surgery and recovery along with taking and developing x-rays. After working there for 2 years, Sarah decided to travel to the USA to start her pre-requisites for a career in nursing. Turns out, she loves working with the animals more. In October 2010 she joined the Northpoint Veterinary Team where she performs many different tasks such as, blood draws, dentistry scaling & polishing, in-house testing, monitors surgery, fills client prescriptions and educates clients on the care of their pets including food, behavior and medications. During her spare time she works part time with Canine Foundations teaching First Aid and CPR. She’s also assisted in writing Air Canada’s Animal Handling course. When Sarah isn’t working she is at home taking care of her furry babies and playing board games with her boyfriend.
Ever since Kasandra was a young girl, she always had a passion towards animals. From it being the ones in her household to the farm animals she would see down the road from her. When She reached the age of 6, she knew her future was going to be dedicated to helping animals, and behold, she has stuck with her passion ever since.
Kasandra has dealt with a large range of animals, from big mammals such as horses; which she has been riding Equestrian for 8 years and has become a great rider/handler of these beautiful creatures. To the small animals such as birds, which she has at home! Kasandra has not lived a day in her life without the presence of an animal in her house. Four giant loving doggies, a cat and a cockatiel at home currently surround her.
Kasandra graduated the Animal Care Program at Sheridan College and is currently studying to become a RVT, however, her ultimate goal for the future is to become a veterinarian!
As long as she can remember, Jodie has always had a huge passion for animals. If given the opportunity, Jodie would own every animal needing adoption. Jodie has been working in the animal field for many years now. She started off at a pet store as the kennel manager and started working in the veterinary field in 2005. She has a gained a wide range of experience since working in this field for the past 12 years. Her duties here at Northpoint include restraint, assisting in surgery and blood collection, radiographs, dispensing medications and helping clients to the best of her knowledge. Jodie has completed several nutrional modules to help clients have a better understanding on how food plays such a huge role in a pets nutrition. Jodie currently owns 2 crazy, fun and loveable boston terriers named ‘Derby’ and ‘Thor’ and hopes to someday adopt a Labrador Retriever. In Jodie’s ‘down time’ she is kept busy chasing her toddler son Hudson around and spending time with her Husband Chris. Jodie looks forward to growing with the team here at Northpoint.
Gabi started her journey in animal healthcare at the age of 17 through volunteer placement during high school. The extensive experience she gained during her first placement at a well-known vet hospital in BC paved the road to developing a strong patient-centred model of care, always striving to provide the best to each four-legged friend that came through her clinic’s doors.
More than a decade later, she is determined to help all her patients. During her last years in BC, Gabi was dedicated to ending pet obesity through client education and proper nutrition. She continues to further educate herself and is motivated to learn everything she can on her journey to becoming a registered veterinary technician. Gabi is a firm believer that knowledge is power and that through her personal pursuits, she will be able to provide your pet with the care they deserve.
Justin has grown up with animals his whole life and has never been without an animal by his side. He has always been passionate towards animals but didn’t consider the path in the veterinary field until he became a member of the Northpoint team.
Justin has had a wide variety of animals including birds, dogs, cats and he’s even taken care of a couple of baby raccoons. It is never a dull moment for Justin with all the interesting times that he has when surrounded by all of his animals.
Justin is currently a grade 12 student at Humberview Secondary and will be continuing his education in a Bachelor of Science at the University of Guelph pursuing his dream to become a DVM.
Ever since Alyssa was a little girl she was always her happiest around animals. Growing up she had multiple different types of dogs, birds, fish, reptiles, rodents and cats. She knew she wanted to be surrounded by animals the rest of her life. In 2016 Alyssa graduated Animal Care at Sheridan College with honours and is planning on attending the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca. She has experience with almost every type of animal, big or small. Alyssa has been a client at Northpoint Veterinary Hospital for years and decided to join the team. She performs multiple tasks within the hospital from assisting with taking x-rays, daily surgeries, blood work, and dispensing medications. When she is not working at the hospital she is working at a doggie daycare in Schomberg called Bow Wow Country Club and brings along her two beloved dogs, Tequila (Tiki) and Duba.