About Laura Frost, BSc, DVM
Partner – Veterinarian
Dr. Laura Frost, partner Halton Equine Veterinary Services, is a graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College class of 1999 and is certified in Equine Chiropractic. Dr. Frost was born and raised in the Burlington area and has competed locally in a variety of equestrian disciplines. She is a past Dental Committee member for the American Association of Equine Practitioners and Dr. Frost was previously on the Advisory Committee for the Ontario Veterinary College and Secretary for the Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners. Laura is also the past Vice President of the Sunrise Therapeutic Riding and Learning Centre and can be seen at many fundraisers for this organization. Her interests include, but are not limited to: lameness, diagnostic imaging, reproduction and dentistry. Dr. Frost can be seen at the local horse shows with her two children.
About Ken Armstrong, DVM
Partner – Veterinarian
Dr. Ken Armstrong, partner in Halton Equine Veterinary Services, is a graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College class of 1967 and has practiced for over 45 years. Dr. Armstrong owned his own surgical practice prior to amalgamating in 2004 with his daughter-in-law, Dr. Laura Frost. His interests include: lameness, medicine and racehorse health. Dr. Armstrong continues to serve the equine industry through advising the Ontario Racing Commission, he was the past president of the Equine Research Centre and past President of the Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners. When Dr. Armstrong is not spending time with his grandchildren, he can be seen competing in combined driving in Ontario and the United States.
About Anthony Yu, DVM
After finishing a combined Masters and Dermatology residency at Auburn University in Alabama, I started the first private dermatology referral practice in Portland, Oregon. Within my 11 years in Oregon, I dealt with chronic skin and allergic conditions in dogs, cats and horses. I returned to the Ontario Veterinary College as an Associate Professor in Veterinary Dermatology from 2004-2013, and now have re-entered private referral veterinary dermatology practice in Southwest Ontario for dogs, cats and horses as well as a mobile practice covering Winnipeg and the Atlantic provinces. I have given Veterinary Dermatology presentations throughout North America, Europe and China. I have authored and guest edited publications in various small animal and equine journals and texts. Hobbies include horseback riding, skiing, wine tasting and cooking. My wife, two girls and I are actively involved in the Guelph and Western Ontario Region Pony Club and Pentathlon Ontario. Along with our three dogs, two cats and rabbit, we manage Roma Jade Knoll Stables with 4 of our own horses and several boarders.
About Warren Armstrong, Technical Services
Warren Armstrong has been involved with veterinary practice since a very young age; starting out by following his father around the clinic on days off from grade school. Warren has trained and shown extensively in the hunter/jumper circuit in southwestern Ontario and gained valuable experience working in a veterinary research facility as well as different breeding farms one of which included the famous Winfield farms. When he is not assisting in the daily running of the practice, Warren is active promoting the development of diagnostic imaging tools, research and development. Some products include the development of 3D ultrasound, pre market testing of wireless digital radiography and investigating the potential use of endoscopic camera pills and prolotherapy in horses. Warren is a Society Member of the Veterinary Ultrasound Society, the CT/MRI Society and the Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Society of the American College of Veterinary Radiologist as well as and inaugural member of the American Association of Equine Technicians.
About Mary Lou McGiffin
Mary Lou McGiffin manages our office. She is the friendly voice you hear when calling to book appointments. Mary Lou is no stranger to horses as she has worked in the equine industry for years with veterinarians, as a riding coach and horse owner. If you have any questions about our services or day to day activities of our practice, Mary Lou would be glad to assist you.