Dr Mélanie Brunelle completed her veterinary medicine degree in Université de Montréal in 1998. The following year, she completed an internship is small animal practice at the same university. She then worked for 18 years in Montréal at the DeLorimier clinic before acquiring the Samson Veterinary Clinic with Dr Saint-Phard.
Doctor Katia Saint-Phard
Dr Saint-Phard completed her veterinary medicine degree in Université de Montréal in 2000. The following years, she worked at Terrebonne veterinary clinic and Pillet veterinary clinic. She then worked for 13 years in Montréal at the DeLorimier-Rosemont clinic before acquiring the Samson Veterinary Clinic with Dr Brunelle.
Doctor Robert Dumont
Dr. Robert Dumont was born in Ile Verte in Sainte-Dorothée, completed his BSc in Biology at UQAM and his doctorate in veterinary medicine at the University of Montreal in St-Hyacinthe in 1991. Then in 1992 he completed his internship training in applied veterinary medicine and in small animal surgery. He served 8 years of veterinary medicine at the St-Lazare veterinary hospital and then opened the Clinique Vétérinaire Samson in March 2000. Dr. Dumont particularly likes orthopedic surgery, a discipline he perfected at the University of Guelph.
animal health technician
Julie Bernatchez is an animal health technician. She is native of Maniwaki and graduated from the College Laflèche in Trois-Rivières in 1998. She received an excellence award from the animal health technician's association. . From 1998 to 2004, she worked as a member of the emergency team at the DMC center in Montreal. Julie brings calm in her working place and has excellent technical skills. She particularly likes cats and has the "twist" with them.
animal health technician, behavioral consultant
Isabelle Auclair, our chief technician was there at the opening of the clinic in March 2000. A native of Vimont, she first did a BSc in Animal Sciences at McGill University. She graduated from Lionel Groulx CEGEP in animal health technique in 1994. She worked at the St-Lazare veterinary hospital and was the chief technician at the HARI de Hagen parrots breeding and research center.
Isabelle is the head of the technical team and coordinates patient care. She is the one who early morning welcomes patients for surgical admissions. Customers and patients are treated with maximum attention by Isabelle.
Animal health technician
Stephanie Letendre, our animal health technician, a graduate of CEGEP Vanier in 2011. She has been working with us since 2010, first as a student then as an AHT graduate. She has also worked at the Sources veterinary hospital from 2008 to 2012. She is our miss gentle on the phone .
Certified Animal Health Technician
Carmela is an animal health technician born in NDG She graduated from CEGEP Vanier in 2001. She worked for 10 years in a veterinary clinic in downtown Montreal. In 2011, Carmela passed the National Animal Health Technicians exams and obtained her certification. She has been working with us since March 2014. Carmela is committed to her patients and the people with whom she works.
Animal Health technician
Maude has graduated as an Animal Health Technician in 2015. However, she has been part of this great team since 2013 as a student. Her path has always been drawn by her passion for animals. She first studied Natural Sciences in 2012 at Ahuntsic College and then onto Animal Health Technic at Lionel-Groulx College. She is now studying in Nutrition at university but her goal is to start Veterinary Medicine in the coming years.