Maja Kovacevic, Medical Director


Dr. Maja was born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia. After graduating from high school, she relocated to Pretoria, South Africa, where she attended the prestigious Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort, at the University of Pretoria. Dr. Maja obtained her veterinary degree in 1997 and joined a multi-doctor, small animal practice in Johannesburg. In 2003 she moved to Canada, and Port Moody became her home. The same year, Maja also completed National Board Exam at Ontario Veterinary College and became a licensed Veterinarian in Canada. Dr. Maja then joined a holistic veterinary practice and started showing profound interest in natural disciplines. She is a founder of Healing Paws Veterinary Care, an integrative practice that opened in 2009.

During the past 16 years, Dr. Maja has become certified in Western Herbs, TCVM for animals and IVAS certified in Small Animal Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. She is currently taking courses in Animal Rehab and Massage Therapy.

Dr. Maja believes that there is no right or wrong way in medicine and that every patient has a unique response to various modalities of healing. Understanding patient and client needs is her forte and staple of her philosophy as a Veterinarian.

Besides animal wellbeing, Dr. maja’s interests are people and their cultural diversity, tennis and nature preservation.

Dr. Maja is married, with three children: one two-legged boy and 2 four-legged fur kids.
Dr Kovacevic

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