Dr. Logan graduated from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College with a B.Sc. in Animal Science in 1996 and earned her DVM in 2000 from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, P.E.I. She has been practicing in Okotoks since May 2000 and opened the Foothills Animal Hospital as the Owner/Veterinarian in May 2004.
She grew up in Otterbrook, Nova-Scotia surrounded by animals. Her mother, Heather A. Logan, ran Cloverfield Kennels for 35+ years. This was a boarding kennel for 50 dogs and a breeding kennel of Labrador Retrievers. Dr. Logan has been training dogs since 1980 for competition obedience and conformation. Since 1992, she has been using operant conditioning – behaviour analysis (a.k.a. clicker training) on dogs as well as a number of other species (llamas, miniature donkeys, horses, goats, tigers, giraffes, grizzly bears and chickens).
Her Whippet Fitz comes to work with her every day. His jobs include: demonstrating clicker training, working with dogs with mental health disorders, testing new toys and cuddling with anyone who needs a hug.
PJ grew up on a Ranch in British Columbia and graduated with honors from the Olds College Animal Health Technology program in 2004. She worked in Calgary before joining the Foothills Animal Hospital as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2007. In addition to her role as RVT, PJ is also the Practice Manager at the Hospital. Her fur kids include 2 DSH’s named Annie and Brandon, and a rescue dog named Riley.
Claire moved from England in 2008. She had previous work experience at a vet clinic in Okotoks when she came to us. She decided she wanted to take the opportunity to do what she loves and joined the team at Foothills Animal Hospital in 2011 as a Veterinary Assistant. After a number of years working with us Claire became our Director of Medical Services. Claire loves spending her day meeting families and building relationships with them and their four legged family members. Claire loves spending time with her four legged friends, Zero the German Shepherd and Lenny her crazy Cat.
Sara grew up in Guelph, Ontario and moved to Langdon, Alberta with her parents in 2017. She has recently moved to Okotoks with her fiancé and graduated from the Veterinary Technician Assistant program at Olds College. She loves animals of all shapes and sizes but has a soft spot for birds and is absolutely obsessed with them! Sara currently has 2 dogs, Nikki who is a 9 year old Shih-tzu Poodle and Lily who is a 3 year old Golden Doodle. She joined the Foothills Team in July 2021 after working at a doggy daycare and falling in love with the dogs in our community. Sara loves spending her free time with her families and enjoys boating in the summer and skiing in the winter. She can't wait to buy a house within the next couple years and adopt as many birds and dogs as she can!
Alena grew up near Stratford, Ontario and recently moved to Okotoks with her boyfriend and her tortoiseshell cat, Kit Kat. She is currently pursuing an online degree in Interior Design but has always had a soft spot for animals of all shapes and sizes. Alena enjoys a wide range of hobbies, including outdoor activities like hiking, camping, canoeing, and snowboarding. She also likes making crafts of all kinds and doing home DIY projects. She loves Okotoks but her dream is to one day live on an acreage outside of town.
Heather moved from Calgary to Okotoks in 2006 to start her family. Her job path has primarily been retail where she was fortunate to grow within that career. However she has always had a passion for administrative work and is so excited and fortunate to be apart of the Foothills Animal Hospital team. She has a love for all animals, particularly cats, which comes from always having a cat as part of her family. Chloe is her feisty, but loving cat who she adores along with her two kids. In her free time you can find her watching TV, going on evening walks, or spending time with her family.
Annelies moved from Belgium in 2013. She graduated from the University of Calgary in 2021 with a Bachelor of Music but has always had a love for pets, especially cats and dogs, as she grew up in a household that was always surrounded by them. She currently has two kitties, Saffron and Kenny, and a rescue dog called Zorro. During her free time, Annelies enjoys horseback riding, traveling, and taking Zorro on beautiful hikes. Her dream is to own an acreage, adopting as many pets as she can, and rehabilitating horses.
Kathleen grew up in Ontario where she studied Biology and Animal Behaviour and Welfare at university. She then worked as an animal care intern at a wildlife rehabilitation centre before moving to Alberta in 2016.She joined the Foothills team in July 2018 as a Tech Assistant.In her spare time Kathleen can be found highland dancing and spending time with her cat Thurber.
Taylor grew up in Airdrie but after graduating high school moved toTurner Valley, AB. She now resides in south Calgary and is loving it! Taylor has always had a huge love for animals, because of this she took the veterinary technical assisting program at Olds College. A few short weeks after finishing her program she joined the Foothills AnimalHospital team. In her free time she loves rock climbing, camping,hiking, kayaking and training her puppy Gus!
Madison grew up in Okotoks, Alberta. After spending a couple years abroad, she moved back and is currently attending University to pursue a career in Veterinary medicine. In her spare time Madison loves to go to the gym and go on adventures with her dog Nala.
Janae grew up around Alberta but spent most of her childhood in Edson. After graduating she went on to get her Bachelor of Science in Animal Health from the University of Alberta before going to NAIT to complete the Animal Health Technology program in 2019. She moved to Calgary after graduation and has been here since. Janae has two lovely cats named Ginny and Link. She enjoys reading, musicals, and spending time outside. Janae joins the Foothills Animal Hospital team after several years working in a busy emergency hospital and is eager to get to know our clients and their fur babies.
This is Samantha’s second career, switching from human nursing to animal nursing. She graduated from the Animal Health Tech (AHT) program at Old’s College in 2021.
Samantha has always had a love for animals from a very young age. After taking a detour to Ontario, back to BC, and finally to Alberta, she looks after 2 horses (San Dee and Captain), 2 Nigerian dwarf goats (Gil and Nutter), and their German Sheppard mix rescue dog (Penny).
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