Petawawa Animal Hospital

3261 Petawawa Blvd.
Petawawa, ON K8H 1X8


Meet Our Team


Michelle Scantland DVM, BSc. H

Saying: What do you think?

Position: Owner/Veterinarian

Hometown: Army Gypsy!

Hobbies/Interest: Yoga, kids, whitewater kayaking!

Favorite food: French fries with Mayo or cheese of any kind!   But I love fresh veggies and fruit!

Training/Education: BScH Environmental Biology from Queen’s and DVM from OVC in Guelph.

Pets: Kailleigh-Boxer, Gracie-Labrador Retriever, Finley-DSH, Fiona-DSH

Why Petawawa Animal Hospital: Because of the staff, the clients and the pets!



Dr. Brittany Kern

Position: Associate Veterinarian

Saying: Go Pack Go!

Hometown: Mosinee, Wisconsin USA

Hobbies/Interests: running, reading, and cooking

Training/Education: Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Dairy Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Wisconsin-Madison

Favorite food: fresh, squeaky cheese curds, ice cream, dark chocolate, and seafood

Pets: Ruby-Golden Retriever, Alice-DSH

Why Petawawa Animal Hospital: After meeting me at the University of Wisconsin, my Canadian husband whisked me away to the Ottawa valley where I was lucky enough to find a position here with all these lovely people.



Katie Gilbert, RVT

Saying: Marco??

Position: Head Veterinary Technician

Hometown: Deep River, Ontario

Hobbies/Interest: Horseback riding, camping and reading.

Favorite food: Pizza (Carbs, Carbs and more Carbs!!!)

Training/Education: Veterinary Technologist program at St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario

Pets: Midas-Lab/Boxer cross, Stella-Boston Terrier, George-DSH, Hudson-DSH, and Monty-Quarterhorse

Why Petawawa Animal Hospital: I love working here because it feels like I’m working with my family. There’s never a dull moment! We even argue like a family (LOL). I just can’t imagine working at a better place.



Sarah Labelle, RVT

Quote: Polo???

Position: RVT- Registered Veterinarian Technician

Hometown: Petawawa, On

Hobbies/Interests: Scrap booking, White Water Kayaking (beginner), spending time at my trailer in the summer

Training: Thompson Rivers University, AHT Distance Education

Favorite Food: Pizza/Schwarmas

Pets: Emery- Labrador Retriever, Bubba – DSH, Rain – DSH

Why Petawawa Animal Hopsital: I love the feeling of going to work everyday knowing that i will be spending it with my extended family. Each day brings a new adventure, and I am glad that they are with me for the ride



Caroline Hamelin - Veterinary Hospital Assistant Manager

Position: Veterinary Hospital Assistant Manager

Hometown: Kirkland Lake, Ont.

Hobbies/Interest: YAHTZEE!! Camping, spending time with my family!

Favorite food: Pasta! and Chocolate! any kind!

Pets: “Abby” – Shih-Tzu, 

Why Petawawa Animal Hospital: The atmosphere in this family owned clinic is what every clinic should strive for. It was an easy choice and a easy fit!