Melissa Richard

Veterinary Assistant

Hometown: Port Carling

Pets: Taco

Melissa joined our staff in September 2008 as a Veterinary Assistant.

Melissa’s responsibility includes assisting both Dr. Wurdell and the Veterinary Technicians in delivering care to pets who are visiting Muskoka Animal Hospital for appointments or procedures as well as ensuring the maintenance of our medical equipment and facility. Melissa ensures the safety and comfort of all patients.

During busier times she can be found helping out the receptionist, warmly greeting clients and their pets and assisting with scheduling.

Melissa comes to us with lots of experience in client service and as an avid pet lover she is eager to learn more about providing quality healthcare for animals.

Melissa shares her life and love with a young Siamese kitty named Taco, her partner Shawn and their son Jared. Melissa is currently enjoying maternity leave until August 2012.