Veterinarians

Dr. Mitch Oviatt, DVM BSc. Ag
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Dr. Mitch Oviatt graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.  He worked in Lethbridge for a year followed by two years in Spokane, WA at McKinlay & Peters Equine before returning to Lethbridge and eventually starting up Ranch Docs along with Dr. Ryan Mohr in 2010.  Dr. Oviatt especially enjoys equine medicine, surgery, lameness and dentistry, but is also happy to work on cattle and small animals.  When not chasing his five children around, Dr. Oviatt enjoys hunting upland birds behind his Brittany, fly fishing, and trail riding in the mountains.  

Dr. Ryan Mohr, DVM

Dr. Ryan Mohr graduated from the western college of veterinary medicine in 2008.  Since finishing his veterinary degree Ryan has worked with both small and large animals, but has primarily focused on horses and cattle.  Dr. Mohr has a particular interest in working on performance horses. In pursuing this interest he has taken multiple courses involving diagnosis and treatment of lameness.  Recently Dr. Mohr became a certified Veterinary chiropractor. This training has worked well to complement treatment of equine athletes, pleasure horses as well as dogs and cats.  Other areas of interest include equine reproduction and cow calf herd management.

Dr. Ian Gibson, DVM
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Dr. Ian Gibson joined the Ranch Docs team in mid November 2019. Dr. Gibson was born in South Africa and lived there most of his life. He graduated in 2015 and worked in a mixed animal practice in rural South Africa for a year. Dr. Gibson then moved to Australia where he worked for 3 years, mainly in a small animal practice. He grew up with a love for animals and spent much of his spare time in the outdoors. Dr. Gibson enjoys fishing and hiking, and is excited to explore Alberta and get involved in all of the outdoor activities! He is eager to join the Ranch Docs team, and has a keen interest in small animal surgery.

Dr. Justin Greep, DVM
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Dr. Justin Greep grew up in Southern Alberta. He graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in the Spring of 2020.  Dr. Greep enjoys the diversity of medicine that mixed animal practice offers and is keen to learn and improve each day. He and his wife, Katelyn, have three beautiful children. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, as well as fishing, camping, hiking, and hunting. Dr. Greep is excited to be a part of the Ranch Docs team, and is eager to work with you to provide the best care possible for your animals.

Dr. Maddy Anderson, DVM
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Dr. Maddy Anderson graduated from UCVM in 2021 and then joined the Ranch Docs team. She grew up in St. Albert but spent time in the North West Territories for 6 weeks working in community medicine, equine medicine and surgery. Outside of work Dr. Anderson enjoys running, hiking, and camping as well as playing piano. 

Dr. Larissa Booth, DVM
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Dr. Larissa Booth grew up on a cow calf ranch near Milo, Alberta. She started out her university education at the University of Lethbridge and then graduated from the University of Calgary’s DVM program in 2021. Outside of work, Larissa’s hobbies include hockey, snowboarding, running, horseback riding and helping out on the family ranch. She has always been passionate for all large animal medicine and is excited to be back in Southern Alberta joining the Ranch Docs team.

Registered Veterinary Technologists

Spencer McCoy-Whittaker, RVT
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Spencer started working at ranch docs in May 2018. She graduated from Lakeland College in 2018 as an Animal Health Technician. She grew up in both Drumheller and Strathmore.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 pets- her cats Ellie and Barb, and her dogs Tatum and Beans.

Kendra Wilson, RVT
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Kendra moved to Lethbridge from Dawson Creek BC and joined the growing team at ranch docs in  November 2018. She attended Grande Prairie regional college (Fairview campus) graduating in 2016 with her animal health diploma. Kendra grew up on a farm in Lymburn, Alberta  with cattle and horses where her love for animals started. She is excited to be working here with all the staff and especially all of your pets and livestock.

Shanae Thompson, RVT
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Shanae started at Ranch Docs in spring 2020 as a practicum AHT student, and then joined the team right after. She graduated from Olds College with an Animal Health Technology Diploma in June 2020. Shanae enjoys being able to work with all sorts of animals from dogs to cattle. 

She grew up in Cranbrook BC where she loves to be outside as much as possible going skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and camping. Her dog Ryley is her pride and joy. If she had a dollar for every time he made her smile she would be a millionaire. 

Kennedy Poch, RVT
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Hello, I’m Kennedy! I was born and raised here in Lethbridge, AB.

Following high -school I attended U of L and received my B.Sc in biology. I had always had an interest in the field of veterinary medicine, so I decided to work towards my RVT. I took the Animal Technology program at Olds College and am excited to finally be getting some hands-on experience! I look forward to continuing to learn and grow in this profession. In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, bouldering, and yoga! I look forward to getting to know the Ranch Docs
team better!

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Erica Countryman, RVT 
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Erica grew up in Medicine Hat and enjoyed spending time at her grandparent's farm with her older sister and her twin sister. At the farm she came to enjoy spending time with all sorts of animals specifically cattle, dogs and sheep. Erica graduated from the AHT program at Olds College in spring of 2021 and joined the Ranch Docs team shortly after. In her spare time she enjoys watching, playing or coaching almost any sport. She also enjoys being outdoors, specifically skiing, camping and fishing with her dad. 

Kristen Boeve, RVT 
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Emily Gray-Root, RVT 
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Kandace Knight, RVT 
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Client Care Specialists 

Support Staff

Delaney Wikenheiser, Receptionist 
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 Leanne Fontaine, Receptionist
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 Abby Moffatt, Receptionist
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Jesie Thomson
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Jesie grew up on a cow farm just outside of Magrath. She attended Magrath High School, often coming to Ranch Docs to do work experience. She has a passion for large animal care and loves helping where she can. Jesie joined Ranch Docs in January while she attends school studying education. In her free time, you can find her playing with her dog Sadie, and helping her dad with the cows.

Sarah Dyck
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Previously, Sarah worked at the Lethbridge Animal Shelter for five years as a
kennel technician. During that time, she gained lots of experience handling and
caring for small animals. She is looking forward to the new experiences that
working in a vet clinic will bring. Sarah has a passion for animals and has four of
her own. Two cats, Casper and Milo, and two dogs, Maggie a German shorthaired
pointer and Benelli a rescue Frenchie mix. In her spare time, she enjoys anything
outdoors; namely hunting, camping, and hiking. Sarah looks forward to meeting
clients and providing the best service and care possible to each and every person

and animal.

Tate Prince
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