705-454-1664 info@gullrivervet.com

Our Team

The Best Care for your Best Friend

We provide first-class healthcare for our patients as if they were our own. We are very lucky to have such an amazing team at Gull River Veterinary Services. The care and expertise offered by each staff member is something we take great pride in. 

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Dr. Mandy Brown

Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Brown is an Ontario Veterinary College graduate who proudly brings over 23 years of small animal clinical, emergency medicine, and surgery experience to the Kawartha Lakes and Coboconk community. She is married with 2 children, rounded out with  two dogs and two cats. Dr. Brown is passionate about caring for each pet as if they were her own. She enjoys sailing in her spare time.

Dr. Brian Watson


Dr. Brian Watson graduated from OVC In 1984. After practicing for 3 years in Cobourg, he bought a practice in London where he remained for 32 years. He, his wife and 2 shelties retired to the area in 2019. While working part time 3 days a month at Gull River, he still finds time for long distance running, forest exploration, camping and enjoying his 3 grandchildren.



Hospital Manager 

Lori is a Registered Veterinary Technician who graduated from Ridgetown College in 1999.  She has over 22 years of experience working with dogs, cats and a variety of other animals. We were thrilled to have Lori join our Gull River team in July of 2018. Puppy appointments are Lori’s favourite part of the day, and she loves being a part of their care over the years; watching them grow into happy, healthy adults. Lori also has a special interest in senior pet care, pain management and anesthesia.  Lori, her husband Dan, and their children, were all very excited to have left the city in 2018 to move to the beautiful Kawartha area. They share their home with three dogs (Stitch, Percy and Loka), as well as a cat named Spitfyre. When she is not busy playing with her pets, Lori enjoys photography, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, having campfires, and travelling with her family.


Registered Veterinary Technician

Danielle is a Registered Veterinary Technologist who graduated from the 3 year program at St. Lawrence College in 2018. Senior pet appointments are her favourite part of the day as well as monitoring surgery. She also has a special interest in nutrition, dental health and helping keep our senior pets comfortable . Danielle and her husband enjoy being outside and at the barn with Loki, their yearling fjord horse, and spending time with friends and family. They also share their house with Target, their senior cat, and one day hope to get another dog. Danielle can't wait to meet all our amazing patients and clients.


Veterinary Technician Student

Kaitlyn plans to attend Georgian College for their Veterinary Technician Program come fall. Kaitlyn grew up in Scarborough and has always had a love for animals, she moved with her family to the Kawartha area in 2015. She is now living with her boyfriend James and their overweight cat Chance. When Chance came into her care she was determined to give him a healthier life, so he is on our Metabolic diet trying to lose some pounds. In her spare time Kaitlyn enjoys being outside with nature or being inside with a good movie in the evening.



Veterinary Technician Student  

Trina has been at the clinic since she was a co-op student in 2020, and is enrolled to attend the Georgian College Veterinary Technician program in fall 2022 with her twin Kaitlyn! After growing up in Scarborough, Trina and her family moved to Kawartha Lakes and haven’t looked back! Her and her boyfriend have a bouncy husky named Grizzly, who always keeps them on their toes with his happy go lucky attitude. In her spare time Trina enjoys hiking, camping, video games, and a good cup of coffee!



Veterinary Assistant

Ashley has been working in the Veterinary field for over 9 years and has a keen interest in laboratory related work. Recently she made the move to the Kawartha Lakes and is loving every minute of it. Currently Ashley shares her home with her rescue dog from Antigua “Bing” and her cats Newman, Kramer and Beano! Ashley grew up in the city and enjoys English horseback riding, spending time with family and friends as well as a good book by the fire! Gull River has been such a fantastic experience so far, Ashley is still getting to know all of our amazing patients and clients and is sure to say hello next time she sees you in the clinic or around town.



Veterinary Receptionist/Assistant  

Hayley is new to the veterinary world and has always had a love for animals. She has wanted to work in this field ever since she was a child. She has grown up in Coboconk, and loves seeing all our local clients come into the clinic. Having a background in digital media she enjoys working with our social media platforms. When she isn’t at work, she is spending time with her husband, two kids, and their bouncy dog Eevee. She enjoys reading and crocheting on a nice quiet day.



Veterinary Assistant  

She is a recent graduate from Georgian College’s Police Foundations, but her love of animals brought her to our clinic. Jenna has grown up with many different animals from rats, dogs, cats, to even a variety of water animals. When Jenna is not at the clinic she is outside enjoying nature or spending time with family. You can usually find her hanging out with her dog Boomer, or cuddled up with her 3 cats Mittens, Ruby, and Tetley. Jenna is excited to meet all of you and your furry friends.



Veterinary Receptionist 

Hollie is new to the veterinary field and enjoying every minute of it.  She has lived in the Kirkfield area with her fiancé, and their 2 boys for 10 plus years. They currently have one cat Oreo, whom they adopted from the Humane Society in Lindsay. When she’s not at the arena or ball diamond with the boys, she enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.



Veterinary Receptionist  

Pam worked for Tyco Electronics for over 20 years as a Customer Service representative. Because of her love of animals, she transitioned into the veterinarian world starting with Baker Animal Clinic in Whitby where she was a Client Care Specialist  for the last 12 years, and also 5 years at the Animal Emergency Clinic in Durham. This summer Pam and her husband decided to move to their cottage with their 12 year old doodle named Dodge, who is enjoying the cottage life! They love spending time with their family, friends and 6 grandchildren where they can swim and go on the trails enjoying their RTV’s and snowmobiles. They are enjoying life in the Kawartha’s.


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Expert Advice

At Gull River Vet, we continually improve our medical knowledge, ensuring the best care for your pets at all times, and we are excited to pass that knowledge on to our clients. We are happy to answer all of your questions to ensure optimum health and care for your pets. 

Gull River Vet

Pet owners trust us to look after the needs of their beloved companions. We are specialists committed to delivering the very highest of veterinary care and affection.

Contact info


6826 Hwy 35
Coboconk, ON  
K0M 1K0

Our Hours

Monday to Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturdays: 8am-1pm
Closed: long weekend holidays

Emergency clinic:
Kawartha Veterinary Emergency Clinic
1840 Lansdowne St, Peterborough,
ON K9K 2M9

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