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Whether you are in need of a one time check up, or you are looking for a veterinarian you can rely on for all future pet health needs, Dewinton Pet Hospital is here for you.

About Our Hospital

We are an AAHA certified small animal and exotics veterinary hospital. We boast a full in-house lab, laser assisted surgery, and both digital and digital dental radiography. Come visit us today!

Conveniently located just off of Macleod Trail, we are a professional veterinary hospital with many years of experience between our dedicated professional veterinarians. We are fully certified to provide all levels of professional care for dogs, cats, and exotic pets. We believe that Happy Pets = Happy People.

Exotic Veterinary Care

We are proud to be one of the only Calgary and area veterinary hospitals that is AAHA certified to work with exotic animals. Whether this is your first exotic pet, or you are looking for some reliable advice about husbandry, diet, disease prevention, enrichment, and overall healthcare, we would love to spend some time with you and your feathery, scaly, or furry friend.

On Call Emergency Services

We understand that pets do not get sick at the most convenient times. Sometimes that means that your pet could be sick outside of regular business hours. We always have at least one veterinarian on call at (403) 256-7297.

Our Team

Eva

Dr.Eva Hadzima

DVM MVDr

Born under the beautiful mountain High Tatras, Slovakia, being a Veterinarian was Dr.Eva’s childhood dream

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Born under the beautiful mountain High Tatras, Slovakia, being a Veterinarian was Dr.Eva’s childhood dream. She was raised in the city of Presov with 2 siblings and no yard for a dog; consequently, all of Dr.Eva’s childhood pets were small exotic animals.

In 1992, she was accepted into the University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice, Slovakia. Throughout Dr.Eva’s studies she nurtured her interest in exotic animal medicine. During the last two years of University, she completed her Masters in toxicology. After graduating in 1998, Dr.Eva began her PhD. in nutrition, while still practicing veterinary medicine in a clinical setting. Dr.Eva moved to Calgary, Canada in 2000 with her husband Dr.Maros. Here she began work at the University of Calgary in genetic & neuroscience research and volunteered at local emergency veterinary clinics where she was later employed with three well-known emergency Veterinary facilities as a veterinarian. Since 2006, Dr.Eva has worked as a locum Veterinarian for many vet clinics and the SPCA in Calgary. Dr.Eva is an active member of the Exotic DVM (a worldwide forum for exotic Veterinarians), ARAV (Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians), AEMV (Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians), AAV (Association of Avian Veterinarians), ABVMA (Alberta Veterinary Medical Association) and CVMA (Canadian Veterinary Medical Association).

In 2007, Dr.Eva’s dream of becoming a mother came true with the birth of her daughter Anna-Maria in 2007 and again in 2011, with the birth of her son – Marcus Dominik. Dr.Eva is passionate about all sports, particularly downhill skiing and yoga. Her family of pets currently includes her African spurred tortoise Speedo, Green conure Buzz and Alexandrian parakeet Kristofa, many of whom were rescued.

Maros

Dr. Maros Pazej

DVM MVDr

Dr. Maros Pazej is an active member of AVDS, AbVMA and CVMA. An expert in his field Dr. Pazej offers top quality care for your pet, regardless of the magnitude of concern.

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Originally from a small town in Slovakia, Dr.Maros grew up surrounded with animals. During his studies at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice, Slovakia he gained a strong interest in honeybee research. As well as honeybees, he developed an interest in dentistry and small animal surgery. Dr.Maros graduated in 1996 from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice, Slovakia. Following graduation, Dr.Maros completed 3 years of a PhD study in honeybee diseases in Slovakia while simultaneously practicing at a veterinary clinic. Dr.Maros then relocated to Finland where he continued to practice Veterinary medicine.

He moved to Calgary, Canada with his wife Dr.Eva in 2000 where he began work in respiratory research at the University of Calgary. In 2003 Dr.Maros began to work as Veterinarian in small practice in Medicine Hat and than as an emergency Veterinarian for large refferal and emergency hospital in Calgary. Since 2006, he has worked as a locum Veterinarian for most veterinaty clinics & SPCA in Calgary and surrounding areas. Dr.Maros has a very strong interest in surgery, small animal dentistry and is actively involved in most dental seminars. Dr.Maros is an active member of AVDS (American Veterinary Dental Society), AbVMA (Alberta Veterinary Medical Association) and CVMA ( Canadian Veterinary Medical Association). Dr.Maros loves all outdoor sport particularly soccer. He currently resides in Calgary with wife Dr.Eva, daughter Anna-Maria, son Marcus Dominik and gang of rescued Jack Russell Terriers named: Maximus (Max), Maruska and Mochi .

Nicole

Nicole Hébert

B.Sc, RVT, Office Manager

Nicole is a born and raised Calgarian. Always eager to learn, Nicole graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.Sc in Natural Sciences in 2014.

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In 2016, she also graduated from the Animal Health Technology at Olds College and is now a certified Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). She loves to sing, play volleyball, and watch hockey. Nicole has chosen Dewinton Pet Hospital to help her gain valuable experience in both small animal and exotic medicine.

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Katherine Weston

B.Sc, Veterinary Student

Katherine has been with Dewinton Pet Hospital since 2014. She was born and raised in Calgary, and she has wanted to help animals since she was a young child.

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At the age 5, she was quite upset that they had not taught her any “vet stuff” in kindergarten. Katherine graduated from the University of Calgary with her B. Sc. in Biological Sciences and is now studying at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice, Slovakia to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a Veterinarian. Katherine adores her spirited Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever (Copper).

Beata Harcarikova

Beata Harcarikova

Veterinary Student

Bea was born and raised in Slovakia. She moved to Canada after graduating at the University of Veterinary Medicine and pharmacy in Kosice.

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Right now she is in the process of doing her licensing exams so she can follow her passion here in Canada. Bea has a soft spot for cats since childhood so of course she has two of her own; Rose and Pookie, both adopted from shelter.

Allison

Allison Klaiber

B.Sc, RVT Student

Allison is a Calgary native who graduated with her Bachelor of Science from Mount Royal University in 2015.

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She then spent a year in Australia where she managed a sea turtle rehabilitation centre, caring for injured and ill sea turtles, orphaned wallabies, echidnas, and sugar gliders. She returned to Calgary in 2017 when she joined the DPH team, and began the distance Animal Health Technology program through Thompson Rivers University.

Justine

Justine Tyler

B.Sc, RVT Student

Justine has been with Dewinton Pet Hospital since 2013, and received her B.Sc in Anthropology.

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Her pet family consists of three senior dogs and two adopted rabbits which she loves to spoil!

Kyra Lindenbach

Kyra Lindenbach

B.Sc, Veterinary Assistant

Kyra grew up in Okotoks, Alberta.

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She recently attended the University of Calgary where she received her Bachelor of Science in Cellular Molecular and Microbial Biology. Kyra has been a member of the Dewinton Pet Hospital team since July 2017. She is very passionate about her work and caring for animals. At home Kyra cares for two cats, two tarantulas, and one plump pac-man frog. In her spare time she can be found reading a good book, skiing, and playing pool.

Kim Veno

Kim Veno

Veterinary Assistant

Kim has been working at Dewinton Pet Hospital for 6 years.

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When not working she enjoys playing sports (especially hockey and baseball) or doing anything with her family; husband, 2 daughters and pups (Rex and Bella).

Tena MacDiarmid

Tena MacDiarmid

Veterinary Assistant

Tena has been with Dewinton Pet Hospital since 2014. She has lived in Alberta since July 2007.

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Currently, she is a proud owner of an uromastyx, a veiled chameleon, and four cats in the house who like to keep Tena on her toes.

Stephannie Faulds

Stephannie Faulds

Veterinary Assistant

Stephannie joined our team in September 2015.

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Stephannie joined our team in September 2015. She has always had horses or dogs in her life, mostly both! At the moment she has a Catahoula X Red Heeler called Chili.

Daniela

Daniela Rivera

Veterinary Assistant

Born and and raised in Venezuela, Daniela has always had a passion for exotic animals.

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She grew up with a mini zoo of pets that included dogs, guinea pigs, turtles, lizards, birds and fish.

Currently she is working on furthering her education, in hopes to one day become a Veterinarian.

Daniela joined the DPH team in October 2017 and is enthusiastic about learning and caring for different animal species.