Scarborough Veterinary Staff

scarborough m1k veterinaryCecille Kozminski is an Veterinary Technician and Receptionist who has been with Birch-Dan Animal Hospital since March of 2008. In addition to her years of experience, she is a graduate of the Medical Office Administrator Program at Everest College.

“I have a great boss and awesome coworkers,” she says when asked what she enjoys most about her work. “We are like a family here and it is always a good feeling to know I have bonded so closely with the people that I work with. I also absolutely admire the work we do here for our community as well as to address the feral cat problem. It is comforting to know that these wild and sometimes abandoned cats are being cared for and that we are able to contribute to that.”

At home, she has a Rottweiler named Chelsey, two rabbits named Thumper and Kiwi, aquatic fish Crush and Tiger and a patriot crab named Crabby.

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veterinary m1k scarboroughVeterinary Technician Tamika Samuels has been with Birch-Dan Animal Hospital since March of 2011, but began her career in companion animal care in 2000.

An experienced team player, Tamika says, “I like helping animals and I strongly believe in the benefits of client education and preventative medicine.”

Tamika has a Maine Coon Cat named William, a domestic shorthair cat named Buddy, and a Pomeranian named Maddy. Her interests include biking, gardening, baking, and shopping.

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m1k veterinaryLori Loretta has the dual roles of Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist and has been with Birch-Dan Animal Hospital since January of 2006.

A people person, Lori says, “I really like the clients here. The doctors are also very knowledgeable and love animals. I also really appreciate how we all pull together to work as a team.”

Lori has a tortoise named Lucy, hedgehog named Eleanor, two chameleons named Pax and Rigby, and four cats named Mia, Oliver, Belle and Jack. Her interests include hiking, boating, canoeing, cooking and spending time with her pets.

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scarborough, ontario veterinary Charlotte Klein first joined our team as a Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist in August 2012 with no experience in the veterinary field. Every day that passes she strives to do her best and takes the initiative to learn as much as she can. She has come a long way considering the few months she has worked with us and we are very proud to have her be a part of the Birch-Dan team.

Her hobbies include playing the guitar and performing to live audiences with her band "Commander Wolf".

She also has an adorable DSH Tortoiseshell named "Lizzy".

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