Meet The Team

We are dedicated to the health, welfare and care of each animal we meet through collaborative relationships with each producer and owner.

Dr. Amy Murphy

Dr. Amy Murphy

Veterinarian

Dr. Murphy is originally from Nova Scotia. She graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2006 and has been at the Peace River Clinic ever since. She is a mixed animal Veterinarian with a special interest in small animal surgery. She really enjoys working with the students from UCVM for their 4th year rotation in Rural Community Practice. Dr. Murphy enjoys spending time with her pets: Dogs: Peanut and Walnut and Cats: Ricky and Watson, camping, travelling, gardening, cooking and taking in all the vibrant community of Peace River and surrounding area has to offer.

Dr. Erik Burow

Dr. Erik Burow

Veterinarian

 
Erik was raised in St. Albert, Alberta and graduated from the University of Calgary in 2019. Erik’s focus is working on large animals. His practice interests include feedlot consulting, cow-calf and dairy herd health, as well as equine medicine. Outside of work, Erik and his wife enjoy helping out at the family farm in nearby Tangent. His hobbies include hiking, skiing, and spending time with his dogs Olive and Otis.
Dr. Kevin Breker

Dr. Kevin Breker

Veterinarian

Dr. Kevin Breker has come back from retirement to do the work he loves part-time! Kevin graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980. Dr. Breker has been living in Peace River since 1982. He works mainly out of the Peace River but when needed, he will head down to the High Prairie clinic as well. Kevin’s focus is working on large animals. He has a strong interest in equine dentistry, dairy herd health and beef herd health. Despite spending such long days on the road with his clients, Kevin finds time to regularly swim. In the summer he loves to canoe, hunt, fish, compete in triathlons and scuba dive. Kevin has been instrumental in developing the University of Calgary’s Distant Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He is a great mentor and enjoys taking students on his calls to show them the ropes of large animal veterinary medicine. The great Dr. Breker says that “there is no magic” when it comes to dealing with large animal issues, however, most of the veterinarians he works with agree that the art of veterinary medicine just seems to come naturally to him.
Dr. Osama Azam

Dr. Osama Azam

Veterinarian

Dr. Azam has joined us all the way from Pakistan! He is passionate about learning from others and sharing his knowledge through mentorship. He is a co-founder and instructor for “NAVLE for Pakistanis” whereby he assists veterinary students and veterinarians prepare for the international licensure exams. Dr. Azam has focused on small animals, but has recently worked as a Mobile Veterinarian where he provided care for multiple large animal species.

Dr. Mustafa Ghauri

Dr. Mustafa Ghauri

Veterinarian

Dr. Mustafa Ghauri is a small animal veterinarian who graduated from the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Pakistan in 2017. He has been in small animal practice for the last 7 years and recently moved to Canada with his wife and daughter. He passed the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) in August 2020. Currently, he is enrolled in the AVMA & CVMA certification program for foreign veterinary graduates. He is strongly interested in small animal internal medicine, oncology, soft tissue surgery, clinical pathology & diagnostics, and teaching & training of veterinary professionals. When not at work, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, watching movies, listening to music, and dining out.

Michelle Dubrule

Michelle Dubrule

Inventory Manager, Registered Veterinary Technologist

Michelle, who has been with Peace River Vet Services for the past 29 years, is now working primarily as the inventory manager. She still gets the chance to use the skills she learned at Lakeland College as a Registered Veterinarian Technician when things get busy. Michelle was born and raised in McLennan, Alberta. Michelle has been married to her junior high school sweetheart, Julien, for the past 29 years. They have two adult children, Delanie who owns her own spa in Peace River and son Tye who works for the Government of Alberta as a water quality monitoring technologist. Michelle currently has 3 furry pets, Suri, an SPCA “K9 SPECIAL” and 2 rescue cats Samira and Stella. Michelle’s pastimes include spending time with her family, quilting, camping, gardening, and watching hockey.

Crystal Ferguson

Crystal Ferguson

Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)

This fiery redhead has been with the clinic full time since May 2007 and part-time as a technologist student from Fairview College. Crystal has a house full of very loved and spoiled pooches. Her three old girls are Meeka, a German Shepherd/Rottweiler cross, Shandy, a black and white Cocker Spaniel, and the most recent addition is Misty a black Lab who belongs to Crystal’s husband John. In her spare time, Crystal enjoys teaching riding lessons and jumping her horses. She also is very active on the Peace River Agricultural Committee and has been a major part of volunteering to run the horse show for the last 5 years. Crystal has recently become a leader for the Peace River horse 4-H club. Her professional interests include helping your pet achieve weight loss and anything to do with the equine species.

Jaden Dollekamp

Jaden Dollekamp

Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)

Jaden was born and raised just outside of Peace River. She graduated from the Animal Health Technology program at GPRC Fairview in 2020. Jaden has always had a love for animals, growing up helping her dad out on the farm and at the dairy barn, her favorite days being those when the vet was on site. This sparked her interest in veterinary medicine, loving both small and large animals. In her free time, she enjoys playing hockey, camping, hiking, kayaking, playing with her 2 dogs Fisher and Tubz, and spending time with family and friends.

Dana Schwerdt

Dana Schwerdt

Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)

Dana was born and raised in the Lower Mainland, BC and moved to Alberta to take the Veterinary Technician program and graduated in 2009. She ended up marrying Shay, who grew up in the Eureka River area and they now live on their farm near Brownvale with their 2 daughters. They have horses, highland cattle, a couple of goats, some chickens, dogs, and cats. She enjoys spending her time outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, and trail riding. Working at the clinic, she loves working with the large animals. 

Kaylee Denison

Kaylee Denison

Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)

Kaylee is a local gal with ties to Grimshaw and Peace River. She started out at Peace River Veterinary Services, working as a Veterinary Technician Assistant in high school and during the summers between her college years. She’s officially a graduate of the Animal Health Technology program in Fairview and is back at the clinic! She loves all animals but has an extra soft spot for cats. When she’s not at the clinic, she enjoys being outside, going for walks, listening to music or podcasts, and playfully teasing her husband.

Serenity Pittman

Serenity Pittman

Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)

Serenity is a recent graduate of the Animal Health Technology Program. She grew up in the small hamlet of Woking. She is now living with her husband in Fairview as of 2022. Serenity has a passion mainly in small animal but interested in getting more into large animal medicine. When she’s not in the clinic she likes to hike, go camping & crochet.

Chantal Cote

Chantal Cote

Veterinary Medical Receptionist (VMR)/Admin Assistant

Chantal has been working in this field of veterinary medicine since 2012 and she enjoys the interaction with clients and their pets, producers and their livestock. She spends her time away from work enjoying the outdoors, whether it is gardening and yardwork, helping friends with livestock, or just a good book to read out on the deck.

Rosemarie Jackman

Rosemarie Jackman

Veterinary Medical Receptionist (VMR)

Rosemarie has been with the clinic as a receptionist since 2012. Outside of work she enjoys gardening, the outdoors and travelling.

Sara Cooke

Sara Cooke

Veterinary Medical Receptionist (VMR) / Veterinary Technician Assistant (VTA)

Sara, a recent addition at the Vet Clinic Reception desk and TA position. Sara moved to a Fairview area on an acreage with her family in 2013. She loves all the farm critters with a caring hand & large heart, she has always wanted to be able to help animals. She prefers most animals to people and would spend her whole day petting them if she could.

Sara graduated High School in 2020. She then moved to GP to work Sara recently moved to Grimshaw and became a member of the crew. Sara’s free time is spent hanging with various family & friends along with her fur babies – dogs Spike & Sheppy, and cats Milo & Otec. She enjoys being outside, baking, and is always ready to lend a hand or a loving heart.

Kylah Wallis

Kylah Wallis

Veterinary Technician Assistant (VTA)

I was born and raised on a farm outside Fairview and moved to Peace River in 2009 with my husband. I have had a love for animals all my life and spent 6.5 years working at the SPCA before starting as a tech assistant at the Peace River Vet Clinic. When I am not spending my time at work my husband and I enjoy hanging out on the family farm, camping, fishing and quading with family, traveling when we can, and hanging out with our four fur balls.

Chelsea Frazer

Chelsea Frazer

Veterinary Technician Assistant (VTA)

Chelsea was born in Port Alberni, BC and she completed the Animal care aid program in 2019. Chelsea worked at a vet clinic in BC for 3 years before recently moving to Peace River with her partner. Outside of work, she likes to hang out and adventure with her 2 huskies: Krueger and Rex.

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