Dr. Cheryl Osso   DVM

Dr. Osso joined the team at AVS in spring of 2015 as a graduate from the Ontario Veterinary College. They are a mixed animal practitioner with particular interests in behaviour and reproduction in small animals, backyard chicken medicine, as well as bovine and small ruminant practice. They live in Carleton Place with their two rottweilers, Samara and Tali. They are active in the dog sport world with their dogs, competing in agility and training in pulling sports and scent work. Cheryl also frequently has puppies, cats or kittens in their house as fosters.

Dr. Ross Goodman   DVM

Dr. Ross Goodman has been serving the livestock and companion animals of the Ottawa valley for decades. His commitment to the profession, and his passion for the medicine behind it, has driven his pursuit of veterinary medicine over his career. Dr. Goodman brings years of experience to the practice and he takes great pleasure in mentoring new grads and students.

Dr. Rob Clark DVM, CCRT

Practice Limited to Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Clark currently only practices orthopedic consultations, and surgery. He performs a large number of orthopedic surgeries including cruciate ligament surgeries (extra capsular, tightrope, and TPLO techniques), angular limb correction surgery and corrective osteotomies, fracture repair, arthrodesis, hip surgery, medially luxating patella surgery, and stifle arthroscopy. He will occasionally perform complicated soft tissue surgeries. He enjoys getting to know clients and is very invested in their pets. In his spare time, he spends a lot of time at the gym – and you’d recognize him – at 6’6″ he’s hard to miss!


Dr. Clark is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, and uses his additional credentialing to help post operative patients, as well as diagnose complex orthopedic cases.

Dr. Shauna Thomas   DVM

Dr. Thomas joined the practice after receiving her Doctor of Veterinary medicine from Ontario Veterinary College. She practices mixed animal medicine and has a keen interest in surgery. She has a strong passion for international development, and has taken many trips to developing countries to assist in setting up infrastructure and agriculture with the local farming community.

Dr. Adriana Prystay   DVM 

Dr. Prystay joined our team in 2020, after previously working in Ottawa. Her love of cattle brought her to Almonte Veterinary Services, where she is happy to offer service to companion animals, as well as bovine and small ruminants. In her spare time, she plays sports, mountain bikes and spends time with her dog Kassie.

Dr. Eunah Yoo   DVM,  M.Sc.

Eunah moved to Canada from South Korea in 2014, where she graduated in 1999, from Kyungpook National University. Her interests include surgery, with an interest in orthopedics, and preventative medicine. In her free time she enjoys hiking, doing yoga, snowboarding. But her favourite is spending time with her loving family and pets. She lives with her husband Yongchan, two daughters – Sumin and Nahyeon – and four cats Pumpkin, Pie, Snowflake, and Oreo and Gamja.