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EvaHuangKornic

Eva Kornic, DVM

Veterinarian

I liked animals and medicine even as a child, so it was an obvious choice to pursue a veterinary career. I graduated in 1998 and joined the clinic right out of school. I have a special affinity for my geriatric patients. With their increased needs, it is motivating to see what we can do to make things better for them (be it medications, supplements, diet, or their daily home care and living arrangements). I love that I get to interact with fuzzy critters and have the opportunity to make them feel better (and be paid for it). That was the expectation when I became a veterinarian. However, I have discovered that I do enjoy talking to their owners as well. It is nice to meet people from such diverse backgrounds and to share my knowledge about their pet's health.

My favourite thing about the clinic is that we can share our thoughts and ideas about our patients so that we come up with the best and cohesive plan for their care. We are always free to ask questions or contribute to someone else's knowledge base. My first pet was a bunny that my Sunday school teacher gave me. My parents bought a friend for it and we then had a lot of bunnies. Sometimes, I pick up accents very quickly and unintentionally. I remember being on a 'see as many sights as you can in 12 days' tour of Europe with my parents as a teenager; I caught myself speaking English with a slight Italian accent, after spending all of two days in Italy!

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Dear Clients,

As Ontario continues its reopening, we are excited to see our community get closer to a sense of normalcy. We applaud the significant effort and sacrifices you and your family have made to help us get this far.

WE ARE HAPPY TO BE NOW SEEING ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AND UNDER A CLOSED WAITING ROOM CURBSIDE SERVICE MODEL.

At Manitou Animal Hospital our primary goal is to care for your beloved pets. By extension, this means keeping you as a pet parent healthy as well. Many of you have already recently visited the hospital and have personally experienced the additional safety procedures we have put in place to ensure the well-being of you and your pets using our “closed waiting room” policy.

Our "closed waiting room" policy:

  1. When you arrive in the parking lot, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call 519-893-1360. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns.
  2. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination.
    We ask that you remain in the parking lot and keep your phone turned on.
  3. The Veterinarian will call you once the physical exam is complete to discuss the recommended treatment plan.
  4. We encourage credit card over the phone as the preferred payment method. We can also accept e-transfer.
  5. A staff member will bring your pet and any medications back outside to you.

During the coming months and as long as COVID-19 continues to circulate in our community we at Manitou will continue to offer our services using these enhanced safety procedures, including the curbside and closed waiting room service model. For the health and safety of everyone, we will not be able to have you accompany your pet(s) into the clinic for procedures at this time. We unfortunately would just not be able to meet proper physical distancing requirements and ensure your safety and our team's.

We typically have a significant number of clients [100+] visit our clinic daily whether it be for medication, food or for a visit with the veterinarian or vet technician. Space in the front room and the exam rooms is very small, a well documented factor for increased risk of COVID transmission. If everyone were to come inside our clinic, even with masks on, it would significantly increase the risk of COVID exposure to each client entering the clinic as well as our staff. We are simply not willing to risk the health of you, your family and our staff. We know that with continued effort we will get through this together. We sincerely appreciate your patience and help in working with us during these challenging times.

Until then, we promise to give each and every one of your pets the very best care and a ton of hugs and kisses when they are in for a visit. We always treat them as if they were one of our own and look forward to seeing them!

Sincerely,

Your dedicated care team at Manitou Animal Hospital


OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (food and medication pickup only)
Sunday: CLOSED