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MEET OUR TEAM

We are the people who will care for your pets and livestock. Our staff members come from all walks of life and are united through our passion for animals. Every day, we work hard to make sure your animal friends receive the best possible treatment available. Find out more about the incredible individuals who make up Edson Veterinary Clinic.

MEET OUR DOCTORS 

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Dr. Anne Rogers
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Owner

Anne grew up in Pender Harbour, BC on an acreage with horses, chickens, dogs and cats. She knew from an early age that she wanted to be a veterinarian. After three years in the faculty of Agriculture at UBC, she was admitted to the WCVM in Saskatoon. She received her veterinary degree in 1999.

 

After graduating from vet school, Dr Rogers worked in Ogema SK until early 2003. In February of 2003 she started at the Edson Veterinary Clinic.  In 2010 she became a partner. Dr Rogers loves the variety and challenge of mixed practice. Cattle work and feline medicine are special interests. She really enjoys getting to know the clients and their families, and working with them to improve the health of their animals.

 

Dr Rogers sits on several boards, including the WCABP, the Food Animal Advisory Committee of the ABVMA, and the CABV. She has volunteered with various organizations within the community, including several years with the Kinette Club. She speaks to the local 4H groups each year. Teaching students from both veterinary colleges has been a big part of clinic life the last few years as well.

 

Dr Rogers and her husband Neil have two busy boys, Glen and Brody. The family participates in trail running in the summer, and hockey in the winter.  They enjoy skiing and snowshoeing when not at the rink.  Competing in Endurance riding on her horse, Ibn, is another passion.

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Dr. Jordan Laird (Bremmekamp)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Owner

Jordan grew up locally on a cattle ranch at Shiningbank Lake. She spent many years involved with the Peers 4-H Multi Club and graduated from Holy Redeemer High School. She went on to complete her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2014. After spending 7 months in Texas completing a mixed animal internship Jordan returned home and spent the next 4 years working for the Mayerthorpe and Hilltop Veterinary Clinics. Now after returning from maternity leave, Jordan is very excited to be joining our team here in Edson and is looking forward to meeting new people and reconnecting with old friends. 

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Dr. Alyssa Walthers 

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Associate

Alyssa grew up in Calgary, Alberta. She moved to Halifax, NS for four years to play varsity field hockey and complete her undergraduate degree in Biology. Alyssa was then accepted to the Western College of Veterinary  Medicine in Saskatoon, where she completed her DVM degree in the spring of 2020. Alyssa has a fondness for all animals big and small, and particularly enjoys doing surgery. 

Alyssa likes spending time with her pets, playing sports and enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and snowboarding. She is glad to be back in Alberta, and close to the mountains once again. 

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Dr. Eiry Spence
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, MSc,  Associate

Eiry grew up in the Edmonton Area and spent her younger years heavily involved in the equine world and her local 4-H club where she showed both horses and dogs. She completed an undergraduate degree in Forestry at the University of Alberta and a Masters Degree in Forestry at the University of New Brunswick before following her veterinary passion at the University of Calgary. Eiry has now been working in mixed practice for 7 years. Her interests are wide and varied and include equine, small animal and even some more unusual pets such as pigs, snakes and rabbits. She is a fear free certified practitioner and strives to make appointments low stress and enjoyable for all. Eiry’s spare time is spent chasing after her two little boys and tending to a myriad of animals and plants at home with her husband, Ben. 

OUR TECH STAFF 

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Lorene S.

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Lorene Stone graduated from in 1998 as an Animal Health Technologist. She joined the Edson Vet Clinic in 2001. Lorene has a special interest in equine medicine and is a valuable resource here at the clinic. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her many well bred quarter horses.

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Heather A.

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Heather graduated in 1998 from the Animal Health Technology Program. She began working at the Edson Veterinary Clinic in January, 2001. Heather brings a wealth of experience to all aspects of the clinic, but enjoys doing dental procedures the most.
Heather's spare time is spent cuddling cats and reading. She also enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and painting.

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Jodie B.

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Jodie joined our team in October 2018, after moving back to Edson from Edmonton.  She graduated from College in 2005 and has worked in small animal clinics ever since! Jodie has 3 dogs Pippin, Kit and Bridget and a cat named Bean. 

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Kim L.

Registered Veterinary Technologist

 

Kim graduated from College in 2007. She spent the next 12 years living in Sylvan Lake and working in a mixed animal practice in Rimbey. Kim moved to Edson with her husband in July of 2019 and has been happily working here since then. Kim has 3 kitties and many fish. 

OUR RECEPTION AND KENNEL STAFF

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Janelle H.

Kennel Assistant

Janelle grew up on her families farm in the Shiningbank Lake Area. She was a member of the Peers 4H Multi Club and showed beef cattle. She graduated from Parkland Composite High School in 2017. She has always had a strong passion for animals and loves being outdoors as much as she can!

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Kristin H.

Receptionist

Krissie moved to a farm Northeast of Edson with her family in 1994.  She was introduced to horses at that time and has been addicted ever since.  She graduated from Grant MacEwan University in 2008 with a  major in Design and Illustration.  She enjoys equine photography, creating hand drawn pet portraits and graphic design when she isn't snuggling her 2 cats.

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Courtney C.

Kennel Assistant

Courtney moved to Edson from Manitoba and graduated in 2008 from a veterinary assistant program. She took some time out of the workforce to raise her son but she is very happy to be back working in the clinic! In her spare time Courtney enjoys working with her horses and adventuring!

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Falon D.

Receptionist

Falon was excited to join the Edson Veterinary team in July 2021. She grew up on her family farm by Niton Junction. She graduated from the Niton Central School in 2000, then entered the workforce in various office administration positions while also raising her 3 children and helping her husband on their family ranch. When she is not working she enjoys barrel racing, riding horses, and hanging out with her family.

Bailey P.

Technician

Bailey moved to Edson from British Columbia, in 2014. She graduated as a veterinary technologist from College in 2015 and has been working at the Edson Vet Clinic since then. She has 3 dogs, one cat and 4 goats. Bailey loves working with cattle and any other large animals. When she is not working, she enjoys playing with her dogs, hiking, kayaking and kite-boarding.

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Clinic Cat
This is our feline friend whom you may see wandering around the clinic from time to time. She enjoys doing her own thing and enjoys a scratch or two every once in a while.  She was born in the clinic on December 18th, 2016.

In Memory
Tiny