Excellent Care for Your Family Pet

Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake Upper Canada is a Niagara Animal Hospital that specializes in TTA Surgery, Pet Surgery and Niagara Pet Care. We understand your pet is more than an animal living in your home. Your pet is part of your family, your best friend, an extension of who you are. Our philosophy here at Upper Canada Animal Hospital is: “While we can never attain perfection, in the pursuit of perfection we can attain excellence. This is our commitment to you and your family, for you deserve no less.”

Our Team

Dr. Jim Turpel, DVM
Dr. Jim Turpel, DVM
Orthopedic Surgeon
I have been performing orthopedic and complex soft tissue surgeries since first graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1993. My...
Dr. Angela Granacki, DVM
Dr. Angela Granacki, DVM
Veterinarian
Education: McMaster University, Ontario Veterinary College I first knew I wanted to be a veterinarian when I was five years old. The many animals...
Dr. Erin Kanerva, DVM
Dr. Erin Kanerva, DVM
Veterinarian
I was born and raised in Sudbury, where animals have always played a major role in my life. Since the day I came into this world, I have been...
Tracey Niven
Tracey Niven
Hospital Manager
I have always been an animal lover, from the moment I could walk and tried to pull our family cats tail to get her out from under a table so she...
Krystin Labatte, RVT
Krystin Labatte, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician
When I was a child I would beg my parents for a pet, but because of my mother’s allergies it never happened. Fortunately, when I was 11 my parents...
Anne-Marie Mitchinson, RVT
Anne-Marie Mitchinson, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician
I grew up in Niagara on the Lake and have always loved the area. I have always loved animals and grew up with many cats around but it was not...
Fiona Blackburn, RVT
Fiona Blackburn, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician
Ever since I was a young girl I aspired to work with animals. It started with horseback riding lessons from an early age and then finally in high...
Lindsay Kyle, RVT
Lindsay Kyle, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician
When I was growing up, my family lived next to Dr. Turpel. My family hadn’t had any pets in a few years so living next to a couple who loved...
Nicole Sommer
Nicole Sommer
Client Care Specialist
Where do I begin…to start off I would like to share that I grew up with animals my entire life. To this day I live with a monkey, a squirrel, a...