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Dr. Mark Gemmill

EDUCATION

D.V.M. (1993) Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

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Dr. Gemmill initially began a career as a dairy farmer on his family farm after graduating from agriculture college in 1984. Three years later, he decided that he needed to explore other options so he returned to the University of Guelph and graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1993.  Dr. Gemmill became a partner at the Cornell Animal Hospital in 2000 and has continued as the sole owner since Dr. Cornell’s retirement in 2005.  Dr. Gemmill was president of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) in 2015 and currently serves on committees in an advisory capacity.

Dr. Gemmill enjoys sharing his passions for windsurfing, cycling and skiing with his wife and son and daughter. He also enjoys hockey and woodworking in his spare time. He has four cats (Kai, Flotsam, Herman andTiger) as well as a yellow lab named "Ryder".

 

 

 

Dr. Kharli Friske

EDUCATION

B.Sc. (1999) M.Sc. (2001), University of Guelph

D.V.M. (2004) Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

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Dr. Kharli Friske is a graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College and joined the Cornell Animal Hospital in 2006.  She also brings a Masters degree in Animal Nutrition from the University of Guelph to the team.  She and her husband reside with a black lab, and own and show quarter horses.

Terra Wakeford and Carter

Dr. Terra Wakeford

EDUCATION

B.Sc. Hons (2007), University of Guelph 
D.V.M (2012), University of Guelph

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We are very pleased to have Terra back at CAH again! Terra previously worked at the clinic while completing her undergraduate and D.V.M degrees, from 2004-2010. After completion of her D.V.M. degree she started work as a general practitioner in the Cambridge area prior to re-joining the Cornell Animal Hospital team.

In her free time, she enjoys hockey, dance, golf, travelling and spending time at the cottage. She and her husband, Scott, have a mixed breed dog named Carter and a cat named Hurley. Terra recently gave birth to a beautiful baby boy and is enjoying time at home with him.

 

Terra Wakeford and Carter

Dr. Shari Wiseman

EDUCATION

B.Sc., Queens University  
D.V.M (2000), University of Guelph

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Born and raised in Burlington, Ontario, Dr. Shari Wiseman decided to become a veterinarian because she loves how the profession combines her passion for animals with her desire to work with people. She enjoys the variety of a busy general practice and has a particular interest in feline internal medicine.

Dr. Shari completed her undergraduate degree at Queen's University and graduated from the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College in 2000. She is now working as a locum at Cornell.

When she's not at the hospital, Dr. Shari has a bustling home life with her husband Dave, their three young children (Megan, Benjamin and Natalie), and Cedar, their yellow lab cross. She enjoys spending time outdoors with the kids, hiking, skiing, camping, canoeing, and going to the cottage. In her "spare time", she plays the piano and is an avid reader.