Our team

Dr. Sarah Despatie

Owner and veterinarian

Graduated from the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire in Ste-Hyacinthe in 1996. She completed a general internship in equine medicine in 1997 and joined the team at Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute that same year. She became the owner of the hospital in 2009. Her areas of interest are equine reproduction and lameness problems.

Dr. Myriam Pouliot

Shareholder and veterinarian responsible for the small animal department

She graduated from the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire de Ste-Hyacinthe in 2002. She also completed a specialized internship in Small Animal Surgery at Centre Vétérinaire DMV in 2006. She has been working with Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute since 2009 and she is responsible for for the small animal department. Her areas of interest are surgery and exotic animal medicine (small mammals, reptiles, birds).

Dr. Geneviève Tétreault

Veterinarian

Graduated from the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire in Ste-Hyacinthe in 2013, she joined the team at Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute following her graduation. She practices small animal medicine and her areas of interest are medical imaging and feline medicine.

Dr. Caroline Normand

Veterinarian

Graduated from la Faculté de médecine vétérinaire in Ste-Hyacinthe in 2008. She did a general internship at the Centre Vétérinaire DMV in 2009 and then joined the team at Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute in 2014. Her areas of interest are medicine and emergency medicine.

Dr. Vanessa Rowland

Veterinarian

Graduated from the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire in Ste-Hyacinthe in 2016. Being from the region, she joined the team at Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute as soon as she graduated. Her areas of interest are exotic animal medicine (small mammals, birds, and reptiles) as well as animal behavior.

Dr. Tania Mutch

Veterinarian

Graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Queenland University in 2013. She did a general internship in equine medicine at Rangora Equine Services in New Zealand in 2014 as well as an internship specializing in equine surgery at Milton Equine Hospital in 2015. She joined the team at Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute in 2016. Her areas of interest are reproduction, emergency medicine and exotic animals.

Dr. Madeleine Tremblay

Veterinarian

Dr. Madeleine Tremblay has been a veterinarian since 1990 and practices small animal medicine. She started her profession in Quebec, then moved on to practice on the island of St-Maarten between 1994-1995. She practiced in China from 1998 to 2009 where she gained exposure to complementary medicines which intrigued her. In 2014 she completed a course in veterinary chiropractic, a profession she is very passionate about. Dr. Tremblay joined the team at Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute in February 2017 in order to provide chiropractic care to our patients.

Linda Lachapelle

Director

Madame Lachapelle is the hospital’s director and has been with Hôpital Vétérinaire Lachute since 2005. She is responsible for human resources and finance. She oversees all aspects of the hospital’s day-to-day operations and ensures a positive work environment in which the practice achieves its goals.

Erica Dorrepaal

Marketing and special projects coordinator

Mélissa Pelletier

Technical team leader

Céline Desjardins

Customer service team leader

Mélissa Dodd

Animal health technician

Julie Leduc

Animal health technician

Geneviève Milot

Animal health technician

Mélissa Beaulme

Animal health technician

Marie-Andrée Blais

Animal health technician

Gabrièle Lalonde-Blais

Animal health technician

Carol-Ann Bergeron

Animal health technician

Mélanie Forest

Animal health technician

Danielle Bernard

Animal health technician

Karell Larocque

Animal health technician

Danielle Boyer

Receptionnist and animal caregiver

Evelyne Gonthier

Receptionnist and animal caregiver

Chantale Grenon

Receptionist

Catherine Thériault

Receptionist

Christine Lanthier

Receptionist

Karly Maisonneuve

Animal caregiver

Micheline Lefebvre

Animal caregiver

Liane Desjardins

Animal caregiver

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