The Animal Health Care Team at Delton Veterinary Hospital, your North Edmonton Animal Clinic, is a team of professionals dedicated to patient and client care. Our professional team of veterinarians, registered veterinary technologists, veterinary medical assistants, and animal care assistants, work together to ensure your pet enjoys a long and healthy life. We feel an important connection with the animals under our care and the people who bring them through our doors, and are proud to say our clients quickly come to feel like family.

Veterinarians

Jeffrey M. Person, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Jeffrey M. Person, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Dr. Jeffrey Person has been connected to the Delton Veterinary Hospital his whole life.  Before he was born his father, Dr. Michael Person, started the practice in 1972.  Dr. Person was raised on a small ranch near Calahoo, Alberta, and there began his love and respect for animals, nature and the environment.

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Dr.Lisa J. Collis, BSc, MSc, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Dr.Lisa J. Collis, BSc, MSc, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Dr. Lisa Collis, a native of Brandon, Manitoba earned her Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Brandon University and her Master of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology from the University of Toronto. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 2004 and joined our veterinary practice in June 2004.

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Dr. Kelti Kachur, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Dr. Kelti Kachur, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Dr. Kachur is an associate veterinarian at Delton Veterinary Hospital who sees dogs, cats, birds, and small mammals.  She has lived in Edmonton for most of her life, but went away to school in Saskatoon at the western college of veterinary medicine to complete her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, and has worked in the USA and in Vancouver in emergency medicine.

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Dr. Natasha Russell, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Dr. Natasha Russell, Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Dr. Natasha Russell is the newest member of the Delton Veterinary Hospital family, and is happy practicing veterinary medicine at Delton vet hospital; joining a highly proficient professional team that shares a profound social conscience while providing gold standard quality veterinary care.

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Client Relations

Kelly, Veterinary Office Assistant (VOA)
Kelly, Veterinary Office Assistant (VOA)Client Relations
After working for many years as a travel agent, Kelly decided to make a career change that included her love of animals. She graduated from the Veterinary Office Assistant program at the Academy of Learning in 2004 and shortly after joined our team as a full time receptionist.

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Laura, Veterinary Medical Assistant (VMA)
Laura, Veterinary Medical Assistant (VMA)Client Relations
Laura graduated from the Veterinary Medical Assistant program with honors at NAIT in May 2014. Shortly after completing her practicum at Delton, she joined our pet health care team. Laura enjoys learning about animal behavior and rehabilitation. She also enjoys camping and spending time with friends. Laura has a Bengal cat named Espeon.

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Cathy, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Cathy, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)Client Relations
 Cathy graduated from the NAIT Animal Health program in 1996 as an RVT.  A cat person who also loves dogs and exotics, she shares her home with 3 cats (and her husband and daughter).

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Christine, Veterinary Medical Assistant, Honours (VMA)
Christine, Veterinary Medical Assistant, Honours (VMA)Client Relations
Growing up Christine has always had a passion towards animals, pursuing that passion she chose a career where she could make a difference in their lives.

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Veterinary Technologists

Lisa G., BSc, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Lisa G., BSc, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)Lead Technician
Lisa was born and raised in Fort McMurray. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Saskatchewan in 2007, and then her Animal Health Technology diploma at NAIT in 2009 as an RVT. As of April 2016, she is currently on maternity leave awaiting the arrival of her second child.

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Sarah, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Sarah, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Sarah graduated from the Animal Health Technology program at NAIT in 2014. She joined the team at Delton as an RVT after completing her practicum at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

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Holly, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Holly, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Holly, graduated from the Animal Health Technology program at OLDS College in June 2016.  Shortly thereafter, she joined our team at Delton. Holly volunteers much of her spare time working with various animal rescue societies.

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Deanna, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT), RHN-Holistic Nutritionist, CCP<br />
Deanna, Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT), RHN-Holistic Nutritionist, CCP
Deanna was born and raised in Edmonton and graduated from NAIT’s Animal Health Technology program in 2002 and has been in practice as an RVT since then.

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Animal Care Attendant

Carmela, BLS Research Technician, Animal Care Attendant (ACA), Veterinary Technologist Student
Carmela, BLS Research Technician, Animal Care Attendant (ACA), Veterinary Technologist Student
Carmela completed her Diploma in Biological Sciences specializing as a Laboratory and Research Technician at NAIT in 2013. She worked as a Laboratory Analyst for a year prior to joining our team at Delton.

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Lauren, Veterinary Technical Assistant (VTA), Animal Care Attendant (ACA)
Lauren, Veterinary Technical Assistant (VTA), Animal Care Attendant (ACA)
After graduating from the Veterinary Technical Assistant program at Old’s College Lauren moved to Edmonton. It has always been Lauren’s dream job working with animals.

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Laura, Animal Care Attendant (ACA), Bachelor of Science Animal Health Student
Laura, Animal Care Attendant (ACA), Bachelor of Science Animal Health Student
Becca, Animal Care Attendant (ACA), Veterinary Technologist Student
Becca, Animal Care Attendant (ACA), Veterinary Technologist Student

 

Management

Joshua Semchuk, BFA, MSOL
Joshua Semchuk, BFA, MSOLAdministrator
Joshua graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree in communications and the University Of Colorado State with a Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership. He spent the previous decade in marketing and communications.

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