Dr. Klea-Ann Wasilow, DVM
Klea-Ann is a practicing partner in Maple Creek Veterinary Services. She obtained her DVM from the Western College of Veterinary medicine in 2001 and has spent her entire career in mixed animal practice. She has been a member of the MCVS team since 2008.
She truly enjoys the variety of mixed animal practice and works with our full caseload. Her special interests lie in all soft tissue surgery and in beef cattle preventive medicine and reproduction.
Klea-Ann and her husband Wade, currently reside just outside of Maple Creek with their two boys. Together they run a commercial beef cattle operation. When she is not at the clinic, she loves spending time with her family riding, working cows at home and travelling with the boys to hockey and rodeo.
Dr. Karen Wagner, DVM
Karen joined our team in February 2016. She provides care to both our large and small animal patients. Karen grew up west of Consul, Sk on the family farm. After finishing high school, she attended the University of Saskatchewan taking Animal Science and then completing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Following graduation, she worked at a mixed practice in Ogema, Sk. Karen returned home following the birth of her daughter Chloe. Her true passion is cattle and she owns a herd of purebred Polled Hereford and commercial Hereford cross cows. She is a board member of the Saskatchewan Hereford Association, former 4-H leader and enjoys curling in the winter.
Dr. Rae-Leigh Pederzolli, DVM, M.Sc. Animal Science
Rae-Leigh was raised on a commercial cow-calf and grain operation outside of Medicine Hat, AB. Her academic career includes a Master’s degree in ruminant nutrition from the University of Saskatchewan and a DVM from the University of Calgary. She was fortunate enough to be involved with both the Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Program and Young Cattlemen’s Council through the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association during her graduate work. Rae-Leigh has also been heavily involved with horses from showing as a youngster to tricking riding and roping in more recent years. Outside of agriculture, she enjoys adventures with her dogs and CrossFit. Her fiancé, Tim Hecker, is who trailed her across the border and created the opportunity for Rae-Leigh to settle in Maple Creek. She is greatly looking forward to serving the community and expanding the large animal services in the area!
Laurel graduated from Olds College AHT program in 2013 and has enjoyed working in mixed animal practice in Maple Creek for the majority of her career. She has enjoyed expanding her role within the clinic to management, and is always looking for ways to improve patient care and customer service. Her special interests include animal behavior and training, neonatal care, and rescue of both large and small animals. She spends her time away from work with her family on the farm, with their herd of rescue critters.
Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Amanda graduated from SIAST Kelsey Campus in 2011 as a Registered Veterinary Technologist and has worked in the veterinary field ever since. She has always had a passion for animals and their well-being and is especially interested in anesthesia and pain management. Amanda loves working with all animals but is particularly fond of cats.
When not at work she enjoys gardening, camping and spending time with friends, family, her husband Keegan and their many animals.
Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT)
Katelyn started working at MCVS after graduating from Olds College as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She enjoys working with all cattle, canines, and felines. She is also trained in and is Low Stress Handling Certified Silver. She spends her time away from work with friends and family, and her dog and cats, enjoying the outdoors camping and hiking, cooking and crafting.
Veterinary Medical Receptionist
Taylor graduated from the Veterinary Medical Receptionist program at Olds College in 2019. She was brought to Maple Creek for a summer job at Grotto Gardens and is now full time at MCVS! She has always had a passion for dogs, especially large breeds. The therapeutic benefits and bond that humans can create with animals are one of the reasons she chose this field. Taylor is eager to learn more about the cattle industry and continue learning about the veterinary world. Camping, gardening, and finding new places to adventure are a couple of things Taylor gets up to outside of work.
Veterinary Client Service Coordinator
Kim immigrated to Maple Creek in 2014 from Melbourne, Australia. She started working at the clinic in February 2018.
She has made Maple Creek her permanent home and loves spending time on her husband Derek’s family farm, exploring Canada, being social, and just living life and having fun. She brings with her extensive customer service experience from a variety of fields.
Veterinary Technical Assistant (VTA)/Marketing)
Courtney is our veterinary technical assistant (VTA) and also serves as our marketing manager. She joined our team in 2011. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Equine Science from The Royal Vet School in Edinburgh, Scotland. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree with a minor in Equine Science through Dickinson State University in 2017. She is originally from Maple Creek and still currently resides north of town with her husband, Shelton. Courtney has a special interest in equine medicine and expanding her knowledge of equine nutrition. She enjoys spending time with her horses doing everything from chasing cows to barrel racing.
Veterinary Technical Assistant (VTA)
Lawrence is our veterinary technical assistant and jack of all trades. He has been with us since 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in Animal Science as well as a diploma in Rangeland Management from Wascana Institute.
He originates from Maple Creek, SK. He and his wife, Sharon, have six children and ten grandchildren. Outside of work, he enjoys sports and spending time with his dog, Lucky.