Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Miranda

    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. 

  • Dr.
    Jennifer

    Dr. Jennifer Poulsen, B.Sc, DVM was born and raised in Calgary. She went to the University of Calgary to complete her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences and graduated in 2013. She then moved to St. Kitts, West Indies, to attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She lived in West Lafayette, Indiana, for a year before moving back home after graduating in 2018 and working at an Emergency Vet Hospital in Calgary until deciding to make the switch to General Practice in 2022. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including her four cats (Anna, Kovu, Jane, and Tarzan). She also likes cooking and finding new events and restaurants in the city to try. She hopes to eventually move just outside of the city to a nice, big property for her cats and future dog to enjoy!

  • PJ
    RVT, Practice Manager

    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
    Assistant, Director of Medical Services

    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
    Front Desk - On Maternity Leave!

    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
    Front Desk

    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
    Front Desk

    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
    Front Desk

    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
    Assistant

    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
    Assistant

    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
    Assistant

    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.

  • MaCall
    RVT

    MaCall grew up in High River, Alberta. After moving all over the map after high school she finally moved to Red Deer, AB and took the Animal Health Technology program at Old’s College where she graduated with honors in February 2020. MaCall joined our Foothills team as a brand newtech just a few months after graduating from Olds and moving back to Okotoks. She enjoys golfing, fostering animals, and being a crazy cat lady at home with her two munchkin kitty’s Penny and Oliver. She also has a sweet little mini Aussie, Walter!

  • Rachel
    RVT

    Rachel grew up in Manitoba and moved to Alberta after high school. She graduated with honors from the Animal Health Technology program at NAIT in spring of 2018. Rachel has always had a passion for animals, especially cats and dogs. When not working Rachel enjoys baking, traveling, and spending time with her two papillons Koopa and Magic. She also enjoys competing and training Koopa and Magic in Agility. 

  • Janae
    RVT

    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.

  • Samantha
    RVT

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Always friendly and courteous"
    donm, Okotoks
  • "Everyone is very professional, friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Overall we are very pleased with the service and care Pete received and would recommend taking your fur babies to see them anytime."
    anonymous
  • "Excellent service.Friendly staff.
    Show kindness and consideration of the animals."
    aliceh, Okotoks
  • "I was so amazed on how accommodating they were and they staff was friendly and helpful."
    Allisonk, Calgary
  • "The staff at Foothills are always very accommodating and super friendly, our dogs feel very comfortable when we take them into the clinic as well, that means and tells us the most about the total atmosphere at Foothills Animal Hospital."
    Dong Okotoks

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