Petawawa Animal Hospital

3261 Petawawa Blvd.
Petawawa, ON K8H 1X8


Petawawa Animal Hospital - Our Doctors


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: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology from Queen’s University and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph.

Pets: Gracie-Labrador Retriever, Piper-Golden Retriever, Cillian-DSH, Cadie-DSH, Mr. Sterling O'Shea-DSH, Splotchy-DSH

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


 Dr. Brittany Kern DVM, BSc.H

Saying: Go Pack Go!

Position: Associate Veterinarian

Hometown: Mosinee, Wisconsin USA

Hobbies/Interests: Running, reading, cooking

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

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

Pets: Alice-DSH, Roxanne-Golden Retriever

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.

Dr. Amanda Bickerton DVM, BSc.H

Saying: Perfect!, Come to the Valley!

Position: Associate Veterinarian

Hometown: Pickering, ON

Hobbies/Interests: Exploring the valley, reading

Favorite food: Ice cream, and fresh fruit

Training/Education: Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from the University of Guelph and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph

Pets: Eddie-Terrier Mix, Nicky-Golden Retriever, Rio-DSH

Why Petawawa Animal Hospital: I moved to the valley in 2019 after my husband took a job here. I started doing locum work at the Petawawa Animal Hospital in 2020. I joined the team permanently Spring 2021.