staff bio



When did you start at Centennial: July 2016

Your position: Bilingual Veterinary Office Assistant (Mandarin)

Any relevant animal experience:

Volunteering and working with Darcy’s ARC which is an animal rescue shelter. In the shelter, I focused on animal care and behaviour.

Why you work with animals and what you enjoy about working with the vets/animals.

I am motivated by helping an owner to understand the needs and care for their pet as they are part of the family. It brings me so much joy and satisfaction knowing that both owner and pet are living happily together.

What your interests are outside of work

I like to help out at animal shelters such D’arcy’s ARC and Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre.  Taking my dog for a hike is also one of the most enjoyable activities outside of work.

Pet of your own (names, species, breed, age etc.)

Theo: Feline (M/N); Siberian cat; 4 years old.
Ray: Feline (M/N); Domestic Shorthair; 4 years old.
Hanggay and MoMo: Chinchillas (Male & female); 8 and 7 years old.
Tikki: Canine (F/S); Collie and retriever cross; 4 years old.

A memorable story (animal or vet related)

Flipper was a rescue dog from D’arcy’s ARC, who had a horrible chemical burn on her face causing scars for life, however, she never let that define her. Flipper became the mascot of D’arcy’s ARC, worked as an educational ambassador for children, showing them to be strong no matter what life throws at them.

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Been going here with our fur babies for years and have always been very happy with how we were treated.

Vince Loptson


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