Dr Jaret Bogdan
Dr Jaret Bogdan graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 2000. Prior to his Veterinary studies he obtained a degree in Microbiology from the University of Saskatchewan and spent time in veterinary research co-authoring several publications. Since 2000 he has become experienced in both general practice and emergency medicine for companion animals. He has a particular interest in small animal medicine, endocrinology and microbiology.
Dr Bogdan enjoys all forms of outdoor activities, especially road cycling in the summer and cross country skiing in the winter. Most of his spare time is spent with his family: his wife Laura and their two children, Ava and Kyle. Dr Bogdan enjoys working with people and their pets and is looking forward to meeting you and yours soon.
Dr Jackie Simmonds
Dr Jackie Simmonds is an experienced small animal veterinarian that became interested in alternative medicine because there was a need for different approaches to wellness and disease in our pets. After taking an 80 hour course in traditional Chinese Herbal medicine she was so interested she took the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) course and became a certified veterinary acupuncturist in 2009 and is a member of A.V.A.C. She has also taken an advanced acupuncture course at the Chi Institute in Florida. Jackie enjoys integrating alternative and conventional medicine and always strives to promote an approach that will be the best for the pet.
Dr Jackie recently received a 35 Year Recognition Service Award from the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA).
Dr Art Cegielski (currently on medical leave)
Dr Art Cegielski obtained his degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1986 at the Veterinary College in Lublin, Poland. After immigrating to Canada he worked for 7 years at the University of Alberta as a research coordinator. During this time Dr Art co-authored several scientific publications and performed hundreds of surgeries. He accredited his DVM degree in Canada after completing all required theoretical and practical exams in 1998. Since then, he has worked as a companion animal veterinarian. His current interests are preventive medicine and soft tissue surgery. Happily married for 30 years to his high-school sweetheart, Ula, he has 2 daughters, Karolina and Marta. Dr Art is also a proud owner of 2 “Bostons”, Gucio and Lala, and a cat, Vanilla. In his free time, he likes to be out in nature going for walks and hikes. He is also an avid photographer with a number of recognitions and awards. All the photographs on the clinic website are taken by Dr Art.
Our Registered Animal Health Technologists
Kelly Tebay – Senior RAHT
Kelly graduated from the Animal Health Technology program at N.A.I.T. in 2000. She has always had a passion for working with animals and people, and has enjoyed getting to know patients and their owners over the years.
Kelly grew up in the Edmonton area, then moved to Airdrie for three years. Upon returning to Edmonton, Meadowbrook Animal Clinic warmly welcomed her on board in January 2013.
Kelly enjoys family time with her husband, two young children and friendly feline, Margo. In her spare time she can be found biking, baking, or playing strategy board games.
Penny Davy – Senior RAHT
Penny grew up on a mixed farm in Airdrie, Alberta. Her mom used to tell her that she was like the Pied Piper as animals would just follow her around and she was always bringing home different animals; from gophers to lost cats and dogs. At the moment Penny has 7 cats, 2 dogs, and a horse. She ended up going to Fairview to take Veterinary Medical Reception, followed by the Animal Health
Technology Diploma, and then took the BSc Agricultural Studies while attending The University of Lethbridge. Upon graduating she began working in veterinary emergency medicine for 10+ years. Due to her strong interest in behaviour, Penny eventually took the opportunity to have a greater positive impact on families and their pets by demonstrating and teaching Positive Reinforcement Training.