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Dr. Barbara Schmidt

June 4, 2013

McKee-Pownall is growing again to better serve our clients. Over the years we have had many people ask us when we will have a full time veterinarian in the Caledon area. We are happy to announce that beginning June 10th Dr. Barbara Schmidt will be serving clients from highway 27 to the Orangeville area and north to Highway 89. She will offer a full range of services including lameness, dentistry, vaccines, reproduction and foal care. If you wish to book an appointment with Dr. Schmidt please call our Newmarket office at  855-898-0370  or  905-898-0370 . Dr. Schmidt is originally from Chile where she obtained her degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Barbara worked as an ambulatory technician for two breeding seasons for one of the largest equine practices in Lexington, Kentucky. After which she completed an internship in equine internal medicine at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. After obtaining her North American Veterinary license, she came to Ontario as an equine ambulatory practitioner. She is strongly interested in equine reproduction, neonatology and preventive medicine. We look forward to Dr. Schmidt joining the MPES team.