Veterinarians

Dr. Cheryl Osso

Dr. Osso joined the team at AVS in spring of 2015 as a graduate from the Ontario Veterinary College. She is a mixed animal practitioner. She has particular interests in behaviour and reproduction in small animals, as well as bovine and small ruminant practice. She lives in Carleton Place with her partner, Rob, and their two rottweilers, Samara and Tali. She is active in the dog sport world with her dogs, competing in agility and training in pulling sports and scent work. She frequently has cat or kittens in her house as fosters. She took over ownership of the clinic from Dr. Goodman in 2017.

Dr. Ross Goodman

Dr. Stephanie Cote

 

 

Dr. Tara Raftis

As the redhead of the team, Dr Raftis is quite memorable! She completed her in clinic training with the team at AVS, and joined as one of our veterinarians in 2018. She is a graduate from the Ontario Veterinary College, and lives with her husband Sean and daughter Abby in Carleton Place. They have a German shepherd named Danni, and three cats, Mimi, Duke and Cat-Cat. She is a mixed animal practitioner and likes to spend time with her family and exploring the outdoors on her days off.