We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own pet, and giving them the same loving attention and care. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible.
If you have any questions about how we can care for your pet, please don’t hesitate to call us at (204) 467-2481. Thank you!
Dr. Amanda Brown
Practice Owner, DVM
On July 1, 2018 Stonewall resident Dr. Amanda Brown became the sole owner of the Stonewall Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Brown began her career at the Stonewall Veterinary Clinic under Dr. Catrysse after graduating from the University of Saskatchewan Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. From there she spent time working at the Winnipeg Humane Society Veterinary clinic while she was starting a family. She returned as a relief vet at the Stonewall Veterinary Clinic in 2012. In 2015 she became a quarter owner, and has found serving her community very rewarding.
Dr. Brown is excited about this new opportunity at the Stonewall Veterinary Hospital. She is committed to continue to strive to offer excellence in pet health and wellness care with the exceptional team here. In addition to offering a Fear Free environment and an Integrative approach to Veterinary medicine, her future goals include bringing further rehabilitation services, palliative care and ultrasound our practice.
She would like to thank all the professionals, clients, friends and family who have helped make this dream a reality.
Dr. Brown and her husband, Winnipeg advanced care paramedic Gavin Broadbent, are bringing up their family in Stonewall. Their two sons attend school here, and are active in both sports and arts programs within the community. They share their home with and assortment of pets, include a geriatric 3-legged chihuahua, a chihuahua adoptee, two cats, ball python, a leopard gecko, and four male guppies.
In addition to Veterinary practice and motherhood, Dr. Brown directs the South Interlake division of the Kids Of Mud, a Manitoba wide mountain bike club for kids age 6-13.
She wishes everyone a safe and happy year for themselves and their pets.
Kim was brought on as a veterinary assistant and receptionist in the summer of 2019, after returning to the workforce after her last maternity leave. In the spring of 2020 she took on the role of manager at the Stonewall Veterinary Hospital.
Kim moved to Manitoba when she immigrated with her parents from the Netherlands in 2004. She graduated from Stonewall Collegiate and pursued a career in culinary arts before starting her own family.
She met her husband while she was working as a racehorse groom at Assiniboia Downs. Together they are raising their three energetic children just outside of Stonewall. They share their home with a rambunctious Great Dane, a senior chihuahua, two cats, three rabbits and three horses. In addition to her work here, and motherhood, Kim also has her own photography business. In her free time she enjoys traveling, wire art and horseback riding.
Angela graduated from the Animal Health Technologist program at Red River in 1998, and joined our practice in December 2011. She has been an active RVT since her graduation, both in small and large animal practice. Angela brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, and is an integral part of our team!
Angela enjoys the different day to day interactions with our clients and their pets. She also enjoys taking part in continuing education to improve her knowledge and skills in order to give your pet the best care possible. Angela is the driving force behind many initiatives within our clinic walls, such as becoming a fear free practice.
Angela shares her home with a menagerie of dogs, cats, fish, horses and a donkey. Two of her dogs Heston and Astrid are part of our CABB blood donors and donate frequently to save the lives of other dogs. Her daughter shares her love of all animals and during their free time they can be found outside or in the barn spending time with their four legged family.
Autumn joined our team in the Winter of 2018 as a second year Veterinary Technologist student. In May of 2019, upon her graduation from Red River, we welcomed her into her current position if Registered Veterinary Technologist.
Autumn has been a great addition to our veterinary family and has made many four legged and two legged friends here. During her free time, she enjoys playing soccer and going camping with her family and dog Harlow.
Autumn organizes CAAB and is working towards becoming our in-clinic nutrition advocate!
Sydney has had a love for animals since she was very young. She spent a lot of her childhood at her grandparents cattle farm and saw herself working with animals one day.
Sydney grew up in Stonewall and moved to the Winnipeg as a newly wed with her husband.
Sydney shares her home with her husband and their very energetic husky, Nora. They enjoy spending their free time outside, hiking and camping. Sydney graduated from Robertson College in the Veterinary Office Assistant program in 2019 and we were thrilled to add her to the team!
Jen is a returning member of our veterinary team, and we are thrilled to have her back!
She left us briefly to have her lovely little girl, but has come back to be with us once again.
Jen is a Stonewall local. She shares her home with her husband, daughter and four legged fur-babies Nefertiti and Nyx.
Dr. Alexandra Jerao
Dr. Alex Jerao grew up in Winnipeg with her family’s cat and dog rescue, D’Arcy’s A.R.C. (Animal Rescue Centre). She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Manitoba before attending the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated in May 2017. She began her veterinary career at the Winnipeg Humane Society, where she practiced until January 2021. She created Companion Veterinary Corporation in Jan 2021 to expand her career as a locum veterinarian in the Winnipeg area. She has been an associate veterinarian for D’Arcy’s A.R.C. since 2018 and is looking forward to providing for the shelter animals on a more regular basis.
Alex is passionate about animal welfare, Fear-Free experiences, and disease prevention. She is Fear-Free Certified. She has a continuing interest in epidemiology and public health and is starting graduate studies in public health through the University of Waterloo. In Dec 2020, Alex completed training with Shared Health Manitoba and is now working with the WRHA to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to people in Winnipeg.
Outside of work, Alex spends time with her husband, three dogs, two cats, and three guinea pigs. She enjoys hiking, yoga, and cycling, as well as tending to her large collection of houseplants.
Dr. Brandy Catton
Dr Catton is a 2002 graduate from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to that she earned a BSc in applied mathematics from the University of Winnipeg, and has spent a total of 9 years in post secondary education at three different universities.
Dr Catton has been a small animal locum veterinarian around Manitoba since 2004 and she enjoys working with different doctors and staff, learning new things where ever she goes. Additionally, she has spent 8 years practicing emergency medicine and surgery in Winnipeg. She has a special interest in emergency and critical care patients, soft tissue surgery, anesthesia and pathology.
When not visiting your local veterinary hospital, each winter Dr Catton helps teach surgical nursing and anesthesia labs to final year students in the Animal Health Technology program at Red River College. She has a love of teaching and also enjoys mentoring senior veterinary students and young veterinarians.
When not working, you can find Dr Catton with her Irish Setter River, riding horses or looking after her beloved honeybees.