Meet Our Team:
Dr. Mitch Oviatt, DVM BSc. Ag
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 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. 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. Dr. Mohr became a certified Veterinary chiropractor in 2016. 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 small animal orthopedic surgery, including TPLOs.
Dr. Morgan Kelley, DVM
Bio coming soon!
Dr. Angela Murray, DVM
Bio coming soon!
Registered Veterinary Technologists
Spencer McCoy-Whitaker, RVT
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.
Emily Gray Root, RVT
Emily graduated from Lakeland college in 2016 and has loved working as an RVT ever since. Emily joined the Ranch Docs team in July 2021, bringing with her experience in both mixed and small animal practice. From a young age she has always had a love for animals, volunteering wherever she could frequently, and now enjoys the wide variety of experiences her work has to offer. Outside of work, Emily enjoys spending time with her family, being a mother of two, reading, and spending time outdoors.
Mackenzie McNeil, RVT
Mackenzie was born and raised in Medicine Hat, AB but brought to Ranch Docs due to her increasing interest in working with large animals. Mackenzie graduated from Lakeland College in 2023 and started working here soon after. Mackenzie enjoys swimming, reading, and spending time with family in her spare time.
Kennedy Poch, RVT
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 took the Animal Technology program at Olds College, I look forward to continuing to learn and grow in this profession. In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, bouldering, and yoga!
Dakota McDonnell, RVT
Dakota grew up here in Lethbridge Alberta and has had a love for animals from a very young age. She joined the Ranch Docs team after graduating from the Lakeland College Animal Health Technology Program in the spring of 2022. She has a strong passion for working with both large and small animals and is very excited to be a part of the Ranch Docs Team. In her spare time, Dakota enjoys hiking, fishing and spending time with family and friends. She is very eager to continue to learn in this profession and looks forward to meeting all of you and your furry friends!
Erica Countryman, RVT
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.
Beth Rice, RVT
Beth grew up in Burdett, Ab and developed an interest in veterinary medicine while helping out with the animals on her grandparents farm. Beth enjoys working with large animals mainly but has cultivated a love for small animals. In her spare time, Beth enjoys spending time with her dog, two cats, and riding her horses. Beth graduated from the AHT program at Lakeland College in 2022 and joined the Ranch Docs team after completing her practicum.
Kandace Knight, RVT
Kandace joined Ranch Docs in November 2021 after graduated from Lakeland College in 2020. Kandace grew up on an acreage outside of Rimbey, AB. Outside of work Kandace enjoys riding her horses, fishing, camping, skiing and spending her time with her family and her dog Levi.
Veterinary Medical Receptionists
Veterinary Technician Assistants