Karen Gilkes, RVT
I graduated with honors from St Clair College in 1995 and obtained my registration status that same year. After gaining some experience at a referral hospital, I moved overseas to work with a veterinarian in the beautiful island of Barbados. That was a very interesting and enjoyable experience! I worked in a mixed practice which specialized in companion animals as well as horses.
Six years later I met my wonderful husband, Christian, and we moved back to Toronto for new work opportunities. It wasn't long before I found myself back in the same referral hospital I worked in before going away. I worked in the specialties of emergency and critical care as well as surgery. This experience added greatly to my level of confidence and technical skill as a Registered Veterinary Technician. After moving to Bowmanville 7 years ago I am now proud to be a part of the Bowmanville Veterinary Clinic team!!!