We are a full service small animal hospital located in Apsley, ON. We have been open since April 2009.

We offer:

  • Preventative Health Care
  • Surgical Services
  • Medical Services
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Behavioral Counseling
  • Pain Management and Control
  • In Clinic Laboratory Services
  • Dental Procedures with Digital X-ray and Cleanings

Apsley Veterinary Services
9779 Highway 28
Apsley Ontario  K0L 1A0

Phone: 705.656.2838

After hour emergencies call Kawartha Veterinary Emergency Clinic  (KVEC)
Phone: 705.741.5832

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Our Team

Dr. Kim Facey:
Dr. Facey inherited her love for animals from both her parents and from the age of five, wanted to be a Veterinarian. Her family life included dogs, cats, fish, and hamsters. Her Christmas wish for horseback riding lessons at the age of thirteen turned into a lifelong passion and she decided that she was going to be an equine Veterinarian.

During her time at the Ontario Veterinary College, she realized that she loved working with many species and her first job after graduation in Lindsay was in a mixed animal practice. She moved to Apsley in the spring of 1994 to be with her partner Gord and took a job closer to home, working exclusively with small animals. She continued this for 13 years at a wonderful clinic in Peterborough Champlain Animal Hospital.

Her son Jordan was born in 2000 and she moved to part time work for a number of years and realized the long drive to work was taking its toll. After leaving Champlain, she did locum work for four years ( helping out Veterinarians during busy times and when they were on holidays) while trying to acquire a suitable site for her own practice.

In April of 2009, the doors to Apsley Veterinary Services were opened.

Dr. Facey still has dogs and cats and horses at home, as well as a pot bellied pig named Harley. She was a founding board member of the Kawartha Veterinary Association and an original partner in the start up of the Kawartha Veterinary Emergency Clinic.

She enjoys her free time with family at the cottage and hopes to find more time for horseback riding in the years to come as well as getting back into Search and Rescue training with her canines.

Dr. Brooke Janson:
Dr. Brooke decided at the age of 5 that she would become a veterinarian after going to a vet appointment with her family golden retriever Abby. She quickly fell in love with the idea of caring for animals, which only grew when she got her first horse Chaps a quarter horse.

Dr. Brooke attended the University of Guelph where she received an undergraduate degree in animal biology, then a master’s degree working with the cheetahs at the African Lion Safari.  After this Dr. Brooke was accepted into the Ontario Veterinary College where she received her DVM in 2014 and focused on small animals.

Dr. Brooke has a strong interest in small animal reproduction as well as behaviour. Brooke’s interest in behaviour started after bringing home her stabyhoun Rubic, who has separation anxiety.  So after living in a house with a dog with anxiety Dr. Brooke loves to answer questions and help clients who are experiencing similar challenges.

Dr. Brooke really enjoys spending time with her horse Chaps as well as her dog Rubic and cat Mandy. Brooke’s passions also include photography as well as drawing. Dr. Brooke, has participated in UKC conformation shows, agility as well as rally training with Rubic.​

Registered Veterinary Technician:

Kelli grew up on a dairy farm and has been around animals her entire life. After graduating from the University of Guelph in 2014 with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology, she went to Seneca College and became a licensed RVT this past July. Although there were always family dogs on the farm, Kelli got her first puppy at the end of August and has been enjoying learning all about behaviour and training with him. Kelli also has a horse at home who, although retired, likes to keep her life interesting with her escape artist skills. Kelli is interested in all areas of being an RVT but wants to continue learning especially in the areas of surgery, nutrition and behaviour.

Laura -
Registered Veterinary Technician:

Laura graduated from the three year Veterinary Technologist program at St. Lawrence College in 2016. Since then she has gone on to become registered and is now pursuing a specialty in behaviour. She shares her home with a Chihuahua X Eskimo, Noah, a Pomeranian X Poodle, Theodore, a Golden Retriever, Nahla, a Domestic Medium hair, Pekoe as well as two ponies Dahlia and Pepper and an Appaloosa horse, Nettle.

Kyla - Office Manager /
Registered Veterinary Technician:

After completing two years of college and 700 hours of clinical co-op placement, Kyla graduated from Georgian College as a Veterinary Technician in 2013. She then wrote the National Exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician which requires her to keep up her education by completing continuing education courses. Since graduating, Kyla has worked at both Apsley Veterinary Services and until Spring 2015 Kawartha Veterinary Emergency Clinic as a part time RVT. Now only working full-time in Apsley she enjoys what spare time she gets outdoors riding her horse or hiking with her dog as well as spending time with family and friends.

Stacey - Animal Care Attendant:
After completing an animal care course, Stacey joined Apsley Veterinary Services in 2010. Stacey has a keen interest in animal behavior and is known as the dog whisperer of our team. Stacey hopes to eventually run her own animal shelter. Her job includes assisting with x-rays, hospital cleanliness, assisting with the restraint of wiggly patients, tending the garden and much more.

Joanne -
Customer Services Representative:

A true animal lover, Joanne has been working at Apsley Veterinary Services since January 2012, as a client services representative. She is the smiling face that clients meet as they enter the hospital and she greets every day with enthusiasm. Joanne has been in customer service for 25 years and juggles many jobs at Apsley Veterinary Services from answering phones, assisting clients and office management duties.

Channon -
Customer Service Representative:

Channon has been working in customer service for over 10 years. Channon is grateful to be employed in the community she grew up in. With her helpful nature, sunny disposition and passion for animals Channon is a great addition to the Apsley Veterinary Services Team.

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

- Gandhi