Dr. Brooke Cory:
Brooke grew up in Cold Lake, working on her parent's farm and helping in her father's veterinary clinic. She went to the University of Saskatchewan, graduating from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. After working at a mixed animal practice in Peace River for 4 years, she returned to open the Cold Lake Veterinary Clinic in August 2011. She and her husband have three young sons, a cat, dog, several horses, chickens, and a small cattle herd.
Dr. Autumn Dunivan:
Autumn started with the Cold Lake Veterinary Clinic in 2012 after following her husband from the eastern US, to England, and now to Cold Lake. She practiced small animal medicine in both North Carolina and Somerset, England after obtaining her DVM at the University of Missouri. She will continue to practice small animal and exotic medicine, surgery and dentistry here at the Cold Lake Veterinary Clinic
Dr. Kaitlyn Cockerill:
Kaitlyn grew up in Teulon, Manitoba where she was raised around various animals on her family’s acreage. Growing up in this environment, Kaitlyn knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian from a very young age. She developed a love of all animals, but her main interest was her family’s horses. Kaitlyn competed in horse shows, participating in eventing, dressage, and hunter/jumper competitions in Western Canada.
Kaitlyn attended the University of Winnipeg where she completed her veterinary pre-requisites and a Biochemistry degree and graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.
Upon graduation, Kaitlyn made the move to Cold Lake with her horse, Nick. Since joining the Cold Lake Veterinary Clinic team she has acquired two dogs and two cats and continues to foster various rescue animals. In her spare time Kaitlyn enjoys training in beginner agility with her dogs and in dressage with her horse. Kaitlyn’s main veterinary interests are small animal medicine and surgery and equine medicine.
Dr. Amy Hery:
Amy joined the Cold Lake Vet Clinic as a veterinarian in 2015 after working at the clinic for her summer holidays the three summers prior to graduation from veterinary school. Amy earned her Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon. Although born and raised in Ottawa, Amy and her Air Force husband, Pierre, made Cold Lake their new home and enjoy living in Western Canada.
Amy enjoys working in the Small Animal Clinic but also enjoys spending time out on farm calls. It is the diversity of this profession that makes each day new and exciting.
In her spare time Amy enjoys spending time with her husband and their young daughter, Claire. Their family also includes two dogs, two cats and two horses!
Dr. Anika Mueller:
Anika is the most recent veterinarian to join the team after graduating from the University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine program. Besides working at the Cold Lake Vet Clinic as a summer student ,she has also worked on a Dairy farm in New Zealand, on a cow-comfort project in Kenya with Veterinarians Without Boarders, and on Dr. Neil Cory’s cow-calf farm. She was raised in Alberta on a farm that housed her father's mixed animal veterinary practice.
Anika moved to Cold Lake to join her fiancé and newly adopted beagle named Buck. Her hobbies include travelling, running, hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and horseback riding. Although Anika has a special interest for cattle, she enjoys all aspects of mixed animal practice and is looking forward to working with the pet owners and farmers of the Cold Lake area!