Staff

Alana McNichol, Animal Health Tech

AMOriginally from Clinton ON, Alana moved to this area for her job at Tavistock Veterinarians in April 2003.  She graduated as a Vet Tech in 2002 from St. Clair College, Windsor ON.

Alana is our Large Animal technician who goes on farm and administers and tracks producers dehorning and vaccination programs.  She also offers ultrasounding calf lungs and participates in data gathering for research projects for the clinic.  She does all the data input for Dairy Comp 305 in clinic.

When not at work she enjoys gardening, working out and plays baseball. Alana has 2 girls and 2 Great Danes, Lily and Gus.

Alana McNichol, Animal Health Tech

Sarah Smith, proAction, Web, CE, CPE

SSOriginally from outside St. Mary’s ON, Sarah has been a resident of Tavistock for most of her life.

She started working for Tavistock Veterinarians 17 years ago in accounting.  Her role has changed and evolved multiple times throughout the years and now she works predominantly from her home office with a strong focus on CQM/proAction.  She’s helped with the in-class producer training for that program and is available to assist clients on farm if requested.

Sarah has 2 grown boys, 2 step-daughters, one granddaughter and is married to Jeff Smith and her in-laws dairy farm, Smithden Holsteins Inc, which she owns a half-dozen head of dairy cattle.  You can find her at many dairy shows/events.

Sarah Smith, proAction, Web, CE, CPE

Lois Turvey, Inventory Manager

LTLois grew up on a dairy farm in Bruce County, and moved to this area after graduating from Centralia College as an Animal Health Technician.  She joined Tavistock Veterinarians in 2006 as the Inventory Manager. Her job duties keep her mainly at her desk, but she also helps out in the front office. When Lois is not at work, she enjoys many hobbies, including reading, putting together jigsaw puzzles, and square-dancing. Lois is married to Doug and they have 2 daughters.

Lois Turvey, Inventory Manager

Jen Knapp, Reception & Milk Cultures

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Jen Knapp, Reception & Milk Cultures

Dana Weicker, Reception

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Dana Weicker, Reception

Elizabeth Jones, Reception

Liz Jones

Elizabeth Jones, Reception