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Vanessa Burghart, Veterinarian


Dr. Vanessa is a graduate of Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph in 2013, after earning her Masters of Science 2009 and her Bachelor of Biological Science 2008. She joined Lakeshore Animal Hospital in May 2013. Dr. Vanessa was originally employed at Lakeshore for three years while studying for her undergraduate degrees and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Vanessa finished her Honours Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology at the University of Guelph in 2008 followed by her Masters of Science in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from the University of Guelph in 2009 and finally completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph.

Dr. Vanessa is very interested in feline medicine, and surgery and dermatology are among some of her other special interests. Dr. Vanessa led her clinic and team to become Cat Friendly certified and accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. She received her certification in Pain Management offered through the University of Tennessee in 2017. Dr. Vanessa received a national scholarship through VCA hospitals in Spring of 2018 and was sponsored to attend a week long training course on canine and feline dentistry. Dr. Vanessa is passionate about her continuing education and will be attending the Veterinary Meeting and Expo in Orlando in January 2019.

On a personal note, Dr. Vanessa lives in Mississauga where she owns a home she shares with her 3 year old Bulldog/Pug mix named Emee and her husband Mike. Her hobbies including running, baking and travelling far and abroad to dive, hike and admire wildlife.
Dr. Burghart

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