Education: Centralia College
Valerie grew up on a farm near Tavistock. She graduated from the Centralia College Veterinary Technician Program in 1984. She worked for one year at a small animal clinic in Toronto before she joined the team at Dundas Animal Hospital in 1985.
Pets: Val has a yellow labrador retriever named Legend.
Hobbies & Interests: Although she is kept very busy with her two children and their hobbies – hockey, dance and rowing, she still manages to find some time to take part in some of her varied interests such as gardening, knitting, reading and spending time with her husband Mike.