Dr. Teri Kibblewhite was raised in Stony Plain, AB, but spent lots of time in Okotoks where her grandparents lived. After earning her DVM in 1993 from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (Saskatoon, SK) she completed a one year small animal medicine and surgery internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College (Charlottetown, PEI). In 1994 she returned to the Edmonton area to work in small animal practice. In 1998 Teri opened Westside Animal Clinic. She sold the practice and moved to Calgary in 2002 in order to start a family, doing locum work in and around the area. In 2006 she joined the Bow River Veterinary Centre in Canmore. In 2013 Teri moved to Okotoks working at the Foothills Animal Hospital. Dr. Kibblewhite actively continues her veterinary education by attending numerous continuing education seminars, lectures and conventions. Her professional interests include orthopedic surgeries, Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
Her family consists of Ryan, her son, 2 pugs, Annabelle and Calen and 5 cats, Merlin, Jack, Franklin, Charlie and Chester.
Stephanie graduated with distinction from the Animal Health Technology program at Olds College in 2010. Since then she has worked in small animal clinics as well as a rehabilitation facility that catered to dogs and cats. In the clinic, Stephanie's interests include patient care and educating clients. Growing up in Black Diamond allowed Stephanie to spend most of her time outdoors exploring the area. Today she still enjoys hiking and camping with her young daughter Bree and quirky boxer, Nyx.
Registered Reiki Practitioner
Ronda has been practicing Reiki since 2004 and became a registered practitioner with the Canadian Reiki Association in 2012. Her passion is to help transition people and animals into a vibrant and balanced way of life. Reiki is a great way to balance the body through a non-invasive technique allowing your pet to reset and recharge. It is a great modality that can assist people and animals of all ages. Reiki can help animals cope with stress, anxiety and assist with pain management. Ronda helps create a space that allows the energy fields to realign and achieve the balance to maintain overall wellness.
Katie lived in Didsbury Alberta for most of her childhood where her family has a small cow/calf operation as well as a small flock of Charollais and Romanov ewes. Katie was a 4-H member for nine years and has traveled to Denver and the North West Territories with the program. Katie graduated from Fairview College in 2017 from the Animal Health Technology program. Her favorite part of being an RVT is animal nursing. She enjoys halter breaking calves in her spare time as well as taking photographs of landscapes and animals. She lives with her axolotl “Squishy” and her Beta fish “Theo.” Katie love the profession that she has chosen and is looking forward to all that it holds.
Jaclyn grew up in High River with two wonderful dogs. Following high school, she lived in Edmonton for several years where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology. A few years ago she returned to High River working in the financial industry and began volunteering regularly at the local animal shelter. Volunteering helped her realize her lifelong love of animals should guide a new career direction. In 2018, Jaclyn graduated at the top of her class from the Veterinary Office and Technical Assistant program at Robertson College. As she begins her career in the veterinary field, Jaclyn is excited to bridge a passion for animals and a desire to help people. At home, Jaclyn loves to spend time with her cats Hugo, Daphne, Sebastian, and Bryn, who all love to model their large collection of bow ties. She also enjoys spending time skiing in the mountains and experiencing food and travel with her partner Stephen.
Dr. Dev Gunput-Rao
From a young age Dr. Dev Gunput-Rao worked with various animals on farms and Saturday mornings at the local veterinary clinic in Robin Hood country, Nottinghamsire, UK. His early twenties saw him working with donkeys in Ethiopia and later, hired as a Wranglerropin’ cattle on horseback and hanging-out with the veterinarian in Malta, Montana. He completed his formal veterinary education at the University of Liverpool, UK, in 2005.
In 2006 Dr. Dev completed his training in Modern Western Veterinary Acupuncture and began using natural complimentary medicines and techniques in combination with prescription therapeutics. He enjoys performing soft tissue surgery and solving life’s more challenging medical cases, but his real passion is helping animals that are suffering day-to-day with chronic pain.
Dr. Dev also enjoys working with rabbits, pocket-pets, chickens, and ducks – he misses seeing pet rat patients here in Alberta. As a veterinarian, he has been on television, radio and written magazine columns. He lives with his wife, two sons, two rescue cats, and two fish – there were three fish until the cats….. Dr. Dev is a Scouts Leader, he enjoys hiking & camping with his family in the great outdoors. He thinks Christmas lasts five months in Western Canada and loves downhill skiing, skating and snowshoeing. Dr. Dev is excited to be working in rural Alberta and looks forward to meeting you and your much-loved pet.