Regular Business Hours

Monday

8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday

8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Thursday

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

 
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  • Specializing in Feline Internal Medicine & Surgery
  • This is a cat only practice
  • Gold Standard Feline Friendly Practice
  • Surgery, Boarding, and Grooming
  • Specialty Diagnostic Testing
  • Second Opinions / Consultations
 

The Staff at the Charing Cross Cat Clinic

Charing Cross Cat Clinic Staff

Left to right, Jade, Amy, Dr. Kelly St. Denis, Eden

Dr. Kelly St. Denis

Dr. St. Denis vederinarianDr. Kelly St. Denis earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Guelph in 1992, and a Master of Science Degree in Immunology from the University of Toronto in 1994. She completed a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Ontario Veterinary College in 1999. As a practitioner in Ottawa, Dr. St. Denis spent several years working at the Bytown Cat Hospital under the expert guidance of feline specialist, Dr. Susan Little, DVM, ABVP (feline practice). Dr. St. Denis opened her own cat clinic in Brantford, Ontario in August of 2007.

In the fall of 2013, Dr. St. Denis was awarded certification with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) in the specialty of feline practice. There are currently only 5 Canadian veterinarians and 90 veterinarians world-wide certified in feline practice with the ABVP.

Dr. St. Denis is currently continuing her full time clinical work at her practice in Brantford. She is also an active participant in the ongoing development of the Canadian Cathealthy program, as well as participating daily in the Internal Feline Medicine folder on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN).  She is an active advocate for proper pain management in feline health care.  She also has an active interest in feline dental health care, a much neglected area in feline health.

Dr. St. Denis currently has 3 cats at home, Sigyn, Mamasita and Nala, as well as 3 cats at work, Fuchsia, Mary and Marty.  She also has one dog, a labrador mix named Noelle.

In her spare time, Dr. St. Denis is busy parenting her two children.   Dr. St. Denis’ favourite past-times include reading, gardening, canoeing and camping.

 

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Dr. St. Denis is a member of:Dr. St. Denis vederinarian

  • American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
  • The Cornell Feline Health Centre
  • International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management
  • Ontario Veterinary Medical Association

 

 

Current Continuing Education in Feline Medicine

  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners: 18th Annual Symposium and Delegate Examination
  • International Society of Feline Medicine Barcelona 2013: World Feline Veterinary Conference
  • International Society of Feline Medicine Vienna 2011: Feline Ophthalmology and Respiratory Disease
  • World Feline Veterinary Conference 2011: Feline Cardiology
  • Lifelearn Anesthesia 2011: Anesthesia in Small Animal Practice
  • AAHA-Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)- Feline Practice Track
  • Cornell Feline Health Centre 22nd Feline Health Symposium: Feline Medicine and Surgery

 

 

Amy, Administrative Assistant, Veterinary Assistant and Groomer

AmyAmy and Her Boys

Amy has been with the clinic since early 2011.  She has many years experience in the veterinary field and has professional training as a groomer.  She is a major player in all aspects of the clinic activities.  She assists Dr. St. Denis in the day-to-day administration of the clinic business, assists with surgeries and patient care, plays receptionist whenever needed and of course, provides grooming services to our active patients.  She is known by many as our local ‘cat whisperer’.  She can calm cats that Dr. St. Denis has concluded cannot be calmed.  She is also our go to source for assistance with calming agitated veterinarians. 

 

 Amy is mom to two young boys Phoenix and Hunter.  Amy has 4 cats, Grayball, Vayda, Vinney and Riley.

 

 

Jade, Registered Veterinary Technician

JadeJade using the microscope

Jade became a registered veterinary technician in 2010.  She received her veterinary technician diploma from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.  She joined us at the CCCC in December of 2011.  Jade provides nursing care to our patients and assists in all surgical procedures.  Jade has a gentle way with cats, which makes her another critical addition to our team.  Jade and Dr. St. Denis have formed a Nutritional Support Team initiative, providing clients with nutritional advice and support for their cat(s). 
Jade has 2 cats, Misty and Edwin, as well as a dog, Byron.  In her spare time, Jade enjoys barrel racing competition with her horses Sugar and Fortune.

 

 

Eden, Registered Veterinary Technician and Receptionist

EdenEden cuddles FuchsiaEden on the phone

Eden became a registered veterinary technician in 2011.   She is a graduate of the Veterinary Technology Diploma Program, University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus.  Eden joined the CCCC in late 2013 in the capacity of receptionist and veterinary technician.  With her knowledge, experience and compassionate attitude, Eden is an excellent member of our team, providing the best up-front care to our clients and their cats.  Her training facilitates her ability to accurately advise and support clients in many aspects of patient care.   She is gentle and caring with our patients, improving their visits and reducing their stress levels.
 

Eden has 1 cat, Scurry, and a rabbit, Wimbleton.

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