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Meet Our Team


Dr. Koos Toxopeus, DVM - Koos graduated from University of Guelph in 1969 as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and is a member of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, Ontario Veterinary Medical Association and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. Koos founded Kingston Mills Veterinary Hospital in 1974. He is the practice owner and has a special interest in exotic and avian medicine. His passion outside of work is ballroom dancing and he’s competed competitively for over 20 years. Now he and his wife, Renci, dance to stay fit and keep up with their three young grandchildren.                                                


Dr. Morag McMurray, DVM - Morag joined our team in 2003 as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She specializes in Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs and uses a balance of western medicine and alternative therapies to holistically treat dogs and cats at Kingston Mills Veterinary Hospital. Morag lives with one very patient husband, a devoted dog, two divine cats and one lovely horse. Morag also sees horses in her equine mobile practice, Limestone District Equine Services. The equine practice is limited to animal chiropractic, acupuncture and herbs. For more information on Limestone District Equine Services please visit http://www.animalchiropractordr.com/


Lisa Mitchell, RVT & Hospital Manager - Lisa graduated first as a Veterinary Assistant then further perused her education, graduating from the Veterinary Technology program at St. Lawrence College in 2009. Lisa is a registered member of the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technologists. Lisa is an expert when it comes to performing dental cleaning on cats and dogs and is always the first to scrub up for an emergency surgery. Born into a military family, Lisa has a great appreciation for traveling, and the outdoors.  Lisa shares her home with her feisty rescued cats, Eddie, Mindee, Pearl and Yoko and her Boston Terrier, Jett.


Tanya Kirn, RVT - Tanya joined our team right after graduating from the Veterinary Technician program at Northern College in 2005.She is a registered member of the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technologists.Tanya loves scrap booking, photography and spending time with her family. Tanya and her partner and their handsome little boy CJ share their home with their rescued pets, JellyBean the Miniature Pinscher, and cats Lil Man and Peanut.


Sam Morrison, RVT - Sam graduated from St. Lawrence College and joined our team in July 2012. In the clinical setting, Sam enjoys anesthesia and patient nursing care. When Sam’s not working she spends time hiking with her two dogs, Risk and June. Sam also shares her life with two cats, Vito and Keito.


Kristin Aldridge, Receptionist - Kristin always has a smile when you come into the clinic and a deep passion for helping raise money for local animal rescue groups. She joined the team in 2013. Kristin takes every opportunity possible to expand her knowledge about animal health care and is excited to grow with the clinic. Kristin and her son share their home with an adorable Retriever/German Shepherd mixed dog named Sawyer and a spunky Chihuahua named Sheldon! When not working Kristin loves to read, do arts and crafts, and spend time with family and friends.


Nicole Black, Animal Care Attendant - Nicole has been working as an Animal Care Attendant with our team since 2011 and knows the clinic inside and out. Working at an animal hospital has solidified her decision to continue in the veterinary field and she hopes to return to school to study Veterinary Technology in the near future. Nicole comes from a very large family, and her fur-family is just as big! She shares her home with two rabbits, five cats and three dogs. Nicole enjoys spending time outside hiking and walking her dogs.

Bailey Lemmon, VA - Bailey is a graduate of the Veterinary Assistant Program at St. Lawrence College and joined our team in 2013. She enjoys riding her four horses, and spending time in the outdoors with her two large dogs and boyfriend Jeff.

Anastasia Roberts, VA -

Meghan Durant, VA -