Meet The Village

Our Doctors


Leslie Brangers, DVM


Dr. Leslie Brangers is the owner/practitioner of Village Animal Clinic since 1988.  A graduate of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College in 1985, her commitment to client relationships and the highest level of companion animal care continues to draw patients from all over the GTA.  Her areas of special interest are soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery and oncology .
She is on the Board of Directors of the Veterinary Emergency Clinic in Toronto.
She shares a home with her husband, two sons, and numerous dogs and fish.

Kathy Hopkins, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Kathy Hopkins joined the practice in September, 2001. A graduate of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College in 1986, she has practiced at numerous clinics in the Greater Toronto area. Dr. Hopkins enjoys patient medical care, client relations and diagnostics.
Dr. Hopkins shares her home with her husband, three teen-aged children (who definitely keep her busy), a dog and two cats.

Debra Larkin, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Larkin joined the practice in 2018 after practicing in Parry Sound, Peterborough and the GTA for over 20 years. A 1994 graduate of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, Deb enjoys fostering client/patient relationships to ensure clients receive the information and support needed to provide gold standard care for their pets. Her areas of special interest are preventive medicine, dentistry and behaviour. 

Support Staff

Karen Berggren

Hospital Manager


Isabel Miller

Head Veterinary Technician


Megan Skivington

Veterinary Technician Student

Kelly Mcilroy



Karen Von Engelbrechten



Clinic Cats


Head of Security

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