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Our Team

DVM

Dr. Paul Arora

Dr. Arora graduated from Veterinary School in 1996. He has been actively involved in the Veterinary Industry for almost 24 years in different work environments. He has practiced at a 24 hour small animal emergency clinic and many other small animal practices in Ontario before he joined the team of Colborne Veterinary Clinic in 2010. Dr. Arora enjoys working with small animals. He loves to discuss preventative medicine and utilize putting the most up-to-date services available to companion animal clients and patients. In his spare time, he loves to attend online continuous education, search new information and articles for latest advancements in Veterinary Profession. Dr. Arora acknowledges the importance of a team effort and an educated staff towards in delivering high quality veterinary care in a compassionate and caring manner. His areas of special interest are small animal pain management, medicine and surgery. He has been happily married to his loving wife Suman since 1999. He has two sons Ritvik and Vaibhav, aged 17 and 15, respectively, and a black Labrador, " Leo". He enjoys spending time with his family, driving, swimming, watching television and exercising in his home gym.
DVM

Dr. Carol Richards

Dr. Richards graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1994. She has practiced in the Brantford area for the last 23 years in small animal medicine and surgery. She has an interest in avian and exotic medicine and surgery. Dr. Richards lives on a 10 acre hobby farm in the Paris area where she lives with her son Trevor, yellow lab Luke, siamese cat Henry, and Ethel the african grey parrot. When not doing the job she loves Dr Richards enjoys travelling and pursuing her favourite hobby of SCUBA diving.
DVM

Dr. Adel Williams

Dr. Williams graduated from the DVM program at the university of Alexandria, Egypt and has a BSc of Veterinary medicine and postgraduate diploma of clinical laboratory diagnosis1992, he has awarded certificate of qualification as a Veterinarian from the American veterinary medicine association and Canadian veterinary medicine association.

Following the accreditation process in Canada, Dr. Williams was employed as a small animal veterinarian at Beattie Pet hospitals for 3 years, St. Cathrines, Ancaster, East Hamilton and Burlington before joining Colborne team and still working in an emergency hospital in the weekends.

Dr. Williams has had a lifelong love for cats and dogs with special interests in emergency medicine, surgery and small animal medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family. He lives with a golden retriever and his cockatiel.

Office Manager

Gail

Gail joined Colborne Veterinary Clinic in 2022, bringing with her 14 years of experience within the veterinary field. Gail grew up on a dairy farm in Ancaster, where she saw firsthand the importance of having well cared for animals. She worked many years in the Client Care / Management retail sector before finding her place in the veterinary field, starting out as a client care representative, and working her way into management. Gail and her husband have a fondness for beagles and over the years have owned different varieties from the hound family. They now have two dogs, one beagle, one bleu de Gascogne and a furry feline (rescue of course) and all enjoying the couch life.
RVT

Kelly-Ann

Kelly-Ann’s love for animals was evident from a very young age. Growing up on a dairy farm with horses, cows, chickens, cats, and dogs. Kelly-Ann graduated from the University of Guelph Ridgetown campus for the Veterinary Technician program in 2007. She has worked in practice ever since. Taking only a couple years off when she had children. Kelly-Ann currently has one horse, Danny, one dog, Bruce and 30 chicken (not all have names). Kelly-Ann also helps out in her community with the rabies response program.
RVT

Jessie

Graduated from Ridgetown College with a diploma in Veterinary Technology in 2022, Jessie has worked in both clinical and emergency medicine, gaining experience in both. They are fond of all animals but have a soft spot for cats, as they have 3 at home. Stinky, Smudge and Athena keep them busy on the best of days. They are excited and eager to get to know both the clients and patients that come into the clinic. They hope to continue to grow their skills as a tech, while helping those in need.
RVT

Victoria

Victoria is a Register Veterinary Technician that graduated from Sheridan Collage in 2018. Since then, Victoria has a special interest in nutrition, anesthesia and behavior in both cats and dogs. Her goal is to make every visit to every animal as fear free as possible. She has 5 cats of her own and has an affinity for senior cats and their welfare. In her spare time, she enjoys taking up different crafting and art activities.
Technician

Rachel

Rachel is a graduate from the Georgian College Veterinary Technician program, graduating in 2017. Rachel is very excited to be getting back into a clinical setting which is a little different from where her career started off. Rachel has spent most of her technician career in a veterinary pharmaceutical research facility. Working in target animal safety, dose-finding/tolerance, and bioequivalence. Rachel has had the honour of working on some of the following medications now used in clinic: Solensia, Librela, Elura, Bexacat and Panoquell-CA1 to name a few!

Rachel is looking forward to getting back into general practice to see these medications that she worked with be used in real clinical cases! Rachel moved to Brantford from Toronto with her two cats; Midget and Zan.

Tech Assistant

Gurinder

Gurinder has always had a love for animals from a very young age. It started with chasing snakes when he was 6, to owning a wide variety of exotic fish. In 2021 Gurinder did his co-op placement at Colborne Veterinary Clinic and was hired on a part time basis while he completed school. Gurinder was in school to be a veterinarian, but in 2024 has decided to take a legal path and pursue animal law. In his spare time Gurinder enjoys doing boxing, professional drag racing, and going on long walks with his dog “Tyson”.
Tech Assistant

Peyton

Peyton knew she wanted to be in the veterinary medicine industry her whole life. She did a co-op placement in 2019 while in high school and was hired on part-time after completion of her placement. In 2022 an opportunity arose, and Peyton joined the Colborne Veterinary Clinic team. Peyton is currently studying Animal Biology at the University of Guelph, with the hopes of one day becoming a veterinarian. In her spare time, she enjoys back country camping, riding her motorcycle, and spending time with her cat, Willow Grace.
Tech Assistant

Jaylee

Jaylee has had a passion for animals since she was little. Her love for animals led to her becoming an equestrian and always wanting to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. After completing her high school co-op placement with an Equine Osteopath, she decided to pursue a career in that field. Jaylee has been working as a veterinary assistant for almost a year to earn some clinical experience while beginning to pursue her career as an equine and canine osteopath through The London College of Animal Osteopathy out of the UK. Jaylee hopes to one day own her own osteopathic practice with a focus towards the equine industry.

Jaylee currently has the pleasure of owning a lovely thoroughbred mare, named Pumpkin, whom she shows Hunter Jumpers with. As well as two ponies, Nova and Cookies, as well as a German Shepherd mix named Mack.

Client Care

Sarah

Before Sarah could walk her mother knew she was going to be chasing animals. And she was right! Sarah has been around cats and dogs her whole life whether as pets or working with them. Sarah attended Ridgetown College in the Veterinary Technology program and graduated in 2008. After graduating, Sarah also spent 3 weeks in South Africa tracking and trapping animals, going to different farms, and learning about the animals there! Since than she has been working in clinics in different parts of Ontario learning and growing as she goes. Sarah is very fond of helping animals as well as people. Sarah was born and raised in Norfolk County and has 2 dogs and 3 cats at home.
Client Care

Heather

Heather has had a passion for animals since a young age, spending time working in multiple veterinary clinics, dog daycares and boarding facilities. She enjoys the opportunity to build relationships with clients and their pets. In her spare time, she stays busy hiking and training her dog Ramona, snuggling her two cats Braum and Oban, and crocheting.
Tech Assistant

Jess

Jess had dreamed of working with animals since she was a young girl, and that dream came true in 2020. She started at a busy small animal/emergency vet and at the same time was volunteering at a local shelter and a local behavioral rehabilitation rescue in Cincinnati, Ohio. After moving back home to Canada, she joined the Colborne Veterinary Clinic team in January 2023. Jess loves working with all different types of animals and their families and has a special place in her heart for our more socially challenged pups. In her free time, she enjoys time with her family doing beach days, being on the boat, BBQ’s sporting events and local festivals and events.
Client Care

Mel

As a child, Mel had always been surrounded by animals, from the pets in her family to the farm animals she saw at the stables when taking riding lessons. Over the years, her love of animals grew and developed into a passion for animal care. Mel began her career in this field through her high school co-op, working at a pet supplies store as a sales associate. Wanting to learn more about the industry, she chose to work at a local Veterinary Hospital before enrolling in university. Mel graduated and received her Veterinary Medical Office Administration Certificate from the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus in 2012. Since then, she has continued working in several veterinary and grooming companies, eventually making her way to become part of the Colborne Veterinary Clinic team. In her spare time, Mel enjoys spending time with her cats, Atreus and Avocato, her family and her friends. She also enjoys playing board games, snowboarding in the winter, or going camping and hiking in the summer.