Originally from Sydney, Nova Scotia, Dr. Katie Welmers joined Cranberry Hill Animal Hospital in 2011. She was inspired by her grandfather to pursue a career in veterinary medicine and graduated from Atlantic Veterinary College, P.E.I in 2008. Dr. Katie loves working with the caring team at Cranberry Hill Animal Hospital; she is particularly passionate about dentistry and ophthalmology. Although a maritimer at heart, Katie has fallen in love with the Ottawa area. Dr. Katie, her husband Andy and their children, Elaine and Sam, live with a fun loving Labrador Retriever, Finnigan and cat Freyja. Outside of work Katie enjoys biking, family canoe and camping trips and baking.