Dr. Shannon Budiselic

Dr Carl and Bernard

     Dr. Shannon Budiselic graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005, with distinction.  She undertook an equine internship in Okotoks from 2005-2006, and later obtained certifications in equine rehabilitation (CERT) from the Animal Rehabilitation Institute (2006-2008), canine rehabilitation (CCRT) from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute (2010-2011), veterinary acupuncture (CVA) with the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (2008-2011), and more recently, her Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP) with the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.  Shannon is a member of the:  International Veterinary Pain Management Society (IVAPM), American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians (AARV) and College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT).

     In her spare time, Shannon loves running roads and trails, tinkering with her home herbal pharmacy and working in her art studio.  She is a member of the Okotoks Art Gallery and Great Divide Trail Association and is a certified (human) personal trainer and corrective exercise trainer with the International Sport Sciences Association.

     Shannon joined the team at Little Creek in January 2017 and is pleased to offer rehabilitation services in a supportive and warm atmosphere.   She has an interest in geriatric care, orthopedic injuries and integrative pain management.


Dr. Vanessa Carl

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     Dr. Vanessa Carl obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with honours with distinction from the University of Victoria in 2003. She then graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with distinction from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 2007.

     Dr. Carl has been working as a small animal practitioner ever since and enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but especially dentistry, internal medicine and oncology. She also worked part time as an emergency veterinarian at Fish Creek 24 hr Pet Hospital since 2012. More recently, she has partnered with the owners of Fish Creek to open Little Creek Veterinary Clinic in December 2014 to accommodate some of the wellness and chronic care needs of their patients.

     While growing up in beautiful British Columbia, Dr. Carl spent much of her time with her horses. She now spends her time off practicing ashtanga yoga daily, boogie boarding in Hawaii, and doing home renovations.  Dr. Carl has a well-fed bratty cat named Tigger, who tells all her friends that his owner doesn’t feed him enough. She also had a border collie cross named Alice that spends most of her time herding the cats. Her latest adoption is a plump British short hair rescue named Garfield.



Dr Marwa Mady

Dr. Corinne Chapman

      Dr Marwa Mady joined our team at Little Creek in 2017. She graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University in 2001. Dr Mady moved to Canada 2002 and studied for her board exam while working as a veterinarian under supervision at a small animal practice in Ontario. She moved to Alberta 2007 and completed her clinical professional exam at WCVM. Dr Mady then started working as a locum vet at the Calgary Humane Society and volunteering for the Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force. She worked at a small animal primary care vet clinic in Calgary from 2010-2017. She joined us at Little Creek and Fish Creek in 2017. She likes all aspects of veterinary medicine and excels at soft tissue surgery and dental surgery.

     Dr Mady is married and has 2 boys, Kareem and Omar. She also has a crazy cat that keeps her busy! Dr Mady loves to ski, travel and join her kids in a variety of activities.


Dr Laura Major

Dr. Laura Major

     Dr. Laura Major (DVM) graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College with honors in 2008 and has been practicing as a Veterinarian in Calgary since that fall. She has always had a passion for emergency medicine and surgery but also loves building relationships with her long term clients and their pets. She has also developed a special interest in veterinary dentistry.

     Dr. Major lives here in Calgary with her two cats Mirage and Karma, and her goofy rescue dog Echo, who also gives back by being a life saving blood donor to canines in need.


Dr. Wanda Vockeroth

Dr Wanda Vockeroth

      Dr. Wanda Vockeroth graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. She worked in clinics in Grande Prairie, Alberta and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba before settling in Calgary with her husband in 1991. In 1993, she purchased the Elbow Valley Pet Hospital (now the Marda Loop Veterinary Clinic) where she has worked until recently.

      She became interested in doing acupuncture in animals early in her career, and became certified in Veterinary Acupuncture in 1990. She then began to learn about other complementary modalities, and became certified in Veterinary Homeopathy in 1995. She has studied Veterinary Osteopathy, Craniosacral therapy, Chinese herbology, western herbology, and Bach flowers, and also advises clients on natural nutrition and supplementation. She also continues to practice conventional veterinary medicine, but employs complementary and non-invasive therapies where ever possible.

      Dr. Vockeroth is very pleased to be joining the Little Creek Veterinary Clinic, and welcomes clients, both old and new.

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