Dr. Mark Coleman
A graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College in 1995, Dr. Coleman began his career in small animal medicine practicing at West Hill Animal Clinic in Toronto. After several years in “day practice”, Dr. Coleman moved to the Animal Emergency Clinic in Whitby where he worked for the next 10 years. Dr. Newhouse and Dr. Coleman purchased Taunton Road Animal Hospital in the summer of 2008. Together, they enjoy the challenge of raising two children, providing the best care available to their pets and running a busy veterinary clinic.
Dr. Jennifer Newhouse
Jennifer received her degree from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1995 and started here at the clinic shortly after. In July of 2008 she purchased the clinic with her husband Mark. They share their home with their two children, their Golden Retriever Henry and a menagerie of other pets.
Dr. Michelle Metrailler
Dr. Tracy Smith
Tracy graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1997, but she has been a part of our team since 1992. She enjoys horseback riding, hockey and fastball. When not working or playing outside, Tracy can be found at home with her husband Jeremy, taking care of her pony Jake and her cat Ragnar.
Dr. Barbara Peacock-Phillips
Barb graduated in 1985 from St. Lawrence college with a diploma in Animal Care Technology. She worked as an Animal Health Technician for 13 years. She returned to school to pursue veterinary medicine and graduated with honours from the Atlantic Veterinary College in P.E.I. in 2002. Upon graduating, she became part of the Taunton Road Animal Hospital team. She resides in Clarington with her family and two dogs.
Pat has been with Taunton Road Animal Hospital since 1983. She started as a part time kennel student and never left. She shares her home with her husband, their two children, their dogs Chance and Coco and cat Ali.
Bev started with us in 1995. She had worked at another clinic 18 years prior to coming to Taunton Road and was very excited to get back to working with animals. Bev spends her days off with her family and tending to her beautiful gardens. We keep her busy keeping track of a staff of 17!
Jenn started at Taunton Road Animal Hospital as a co-operative student, and joined our team in 2007. Jenn works with us full time and can be found all around the clinic from in the office, out front in reception or updating our social media outlets. Jenn shares her home with her husband, their children Ethan and Lauren and their two dogs and two cats.
Vicki is one of our full time receptionist and joined our team in 2006. She completed her diploma in Office Admin in 1995. After taking time off to raise her family she entered back into the working field. She enjoys spending time with her family, her dogs Trooper and Molly and cat Stewie.
Kylee joined our team in spring of 2017. Kylee has many years of expierence in the veterinary field in both customer care and patient care. Her passion is for animal care and well being. Kylee enjoys her days off with furry and non furry family
Michelle joined our team in the Spring of 2017. Michelle has worked in the veterinary field for nearly three now. Michelle enjoys her days off with her family and at the farm with her horses.
Linda is a proud Oshawa native. She spent 20 years in the travel business. After the sale of her agency she was fortunate to be offered her dream job of working with animals. Linda shares her home with her husband the their pack of dogs Murphy, Stewie and Bella.
Registered Veterinary Technologists
Deanna has been part of the Taunton Road Animal Hospital team since 1996. She graduated from St. Lawrence College in 2002 as a Veterinary Technologist and completed the O.A.V.T. exam the same year. Deanna and her husband have their hands full with twin girls, along with their dog Gracie and cat Bobby.
Jamie is one of our Registered Veterinary Technologists. She started with us here as a veterinary assistant in 2003. Jamie went off to St. Lawrence College to complete her Veterinary Technologist program in 2005. In 2008, after successfully completing her schooling, Jamie joined us once again as a full time employee. Jamie and her husband Cody spend their time off with her dogs Burton and Oscar, and cat Lenny!
Lori is a Registered Veterinary Technician and one of the newest members of our team, joining us in May 2015. She graduated from Ridgetown College in 1999 and has over 16 years of experience working with a variety of animals including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rabbits, and pocket pets. Lori enjoys caring for all animals and sharing her knowledge, love and passion for animals with others.
Ethan is our full-time Veterinary Assistant. Ethan supports all the staff and makes sure the clinic is clean and ready for the day. Ethan can be found helping out in the reception area as well. He plans on attending school in fall 2017. Ethan keeps all of us laughing and shares him home with his pup and few cats.
Danielle also works as a part time Veterinary Assistant. Danielle is currently in her final year of high school and plans to further her education in the fall. Danielle has a passion for animals and takes great care of the animals in the clinic.
Noah is one of our part time Veterinary Assistants. Noah is currently in his last year of high school and plans to further his education after. Noah is a great addition to the clinic and has a passion for animal care.