Meet Our Team

Holly Couture

RVT & Practice Manager

Holly was raised on a mixed farm outside of Kyle, Sask. She graduated from the SIAST Veterinary Technology program in 2009. She has been working with Watrous Animal Hospital since December 2010 where she started as a Vet Tech and then moved on to become Practice Manager. Holly lives on an acreage outside of Young with her husband, son, daughter, their dogs, horses and cats. Her hobbies include anything with horses, spending time with friends and family, and camping.

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Holly Couture

RVT & Practice Manager

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Holly was raised on a mixed farm outside of Kyle, Sask. She graduated from the SIAST Veterinary Technology program in 2009. She has been working with Watrous Animal Hospital since December 2010 where she started as a Vet Tech and then moved on to become Practice Manager. Holly lives on an acreage outside of Young with her husband, son, daughter, their dogs, horses and cats. Her hobbies include anything with horses, spending time with friends and family, and camping.

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Kaili Barnes

Office & Online Store Manager, Marketing

Kaili started working at Watrous Animal Hospital as the Receptionist in March 2012. After a few years, as the clinic grew busier and hired more staff, Kaili transitioned to Office Manager. If you haven’t seen her as much, she now works part-time and spends most of her hours behind the scenes working on the online store and clinic marketing!

Kaili loves all animals, but especially loves cats, and enjoys when she gets the chance to chat with clients about cat behaviour and environment enrichment. When she’s not working, Kaili enjoys spending time with her husband, Lance, and daughter, Ayla. She also loves to travel, read and talk about books, and cooking.

Kaili Barnes

Office & Online Store Manager, Marketing

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Kaili started working at Watrous Animal Hospital as the Receptionist in March 2012. After a few years, as the clinic grew busier and hired more staff, Kaili transitioned to Office Manager. If you haven’t seen her as much, she now works part-time and spends most of her hours behind the scenes working on the online store and clinic marketing!

Kaili loves all animals, but especially loves cats, and enjoys when she gets the chance to chat with clients about cat behaviour and environment enrichment. When she’s not working, Kaili enjoys spending time with her husband, Lance, and daughter, Ayla. She also loves to travel, read and talk about books, and cooking.

Tami-Lynn Lehr

AHT

Tami-Lynn grew up on a mixed farm outside of Drake, SK. Growing up on the farm helped develop her love of animals both large and small. From working with the cattle, riding horses and spending time with the farm dogs and cats she knew she wanted to pursue a career working with animals. She attended Olds College in Olds, AB and received her Veterinary Medical Receptionist certificate in 2010 and her Animal Health Technology diploma in 2012. She has been working at Watrous Animal Hospital since she graduated, and she really enjoys working in a rural mixed animal practice. Tami-Lynn and her husband Steven have three children: Tristan, Talia, and Taylor. Plus, their dogs and house cats! They run a mixed farm operation with a variety of animals including; beef cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, chickens, and barn cats. In her spare time, Tami-Lynn enjoys spending time with family, working with all the animals on the farm, riding horses, gardening, reading and playing piano.

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Tami-Lynn Lehr

AHT

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Tami-Lynn grew up on a mixed farm outside of Drake, SK. Growing up on the farm helped develop her love of animals both large and small. From working with the cattle, riding horses and spending time with the farm dogs and cats she knew she wanted to pursue a career working with animals. She attended Olds College in Olds, AB and received her Veterinary Medical Receptionist certificate in 2010 and her Animal Health Technology diploma in 2012. She has been working at Watrous Animal Hospital since she graduated, and she really enjoys working in a rural mixed animal practice. Tami-Lynn and her husband Steven have three children: Tristan, Talia, and Taylor. Plus, their dogs and house cats! They run a mixed farm operation with a variety of animals including; beef cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, chickens, and barn cats. In her spare time, Tami-Lynn enjoys spending time with family, working with all the animals on the farm, riding horses, gardening, reading and playing piano.

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Taralyn Korolchuk

AHT

Taralyn grew up on a grain farm north of Quill Lake, SK. At a young age she knew she wanted to work with animals when she grew up. She attended Lakeland College in Vermilion, AB, where she received her Animal Health Technology Diploma in the spring of 2016. She started working at Watrous Animal Hospital soon after. In her downtime she loves to bake, go quadding, fishing, and help out on the family farm, especially harvest. Taralyn has a dog named Bruin and a cat named Patches, plus other cats and a dog on her family’s farm!

Taralyn Korolchuk

AHT

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Taralyn grew up on a grain farm north of Quill Lake, SK. At a young age she knew she wanted to work with animals when she grew up. She attended Lakeland College in Vermilion, AB, where she received her Animal Health Technology Diploma in the spring of 2016. She started working at Watrous Animal Hospital soon after. In her downtime she loves to bake, go quadding, fishing, and help out on the family farm, especially harvest. Taralyn has a dog named Bruin and a cat named Patches, plus other cats and a dog on her family’s farm!

Shelby Thimm

RVT

Shelby grew up on an acreage near Humboldt, SK where her family had a variety of pets. From this she knew that she always wanted to work with animals. She first attended the UofS and obtained her degree in Animal Bioscience in 2016. Shelby wanted to be able to do more for animals, so she attended SaskPolytechnic and obtained her diploma in Veterinary Technology in 2019. She started that following summer at Watrous Animal Hospital and has enjoyed it ever since. Shelby now lives in Watrous with her fiancè Joe and their two cats Calyspo and Sarge. She enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors camping, snowmobiling and gardening.

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Shelby Thimm

RVT

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Shelby grew up on an acreage near Humboldt, SK where her family had a variety of pets. From this she knew that she always wanted to work with animals. She first attended the UofS and obtained her degree in Animal Bioscience in 2016. Shelby wanted to be able to do more for animals, so she attended SaskPolytechnic and obtained her diploma in Veterinary Technology in 2019. She started that following summer at Watrous Animal Hospital and has enjoyed it ever since. Shelby now lives in Watrous with her fiancè Joe and their two cats Calyspo and Sarge. She enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors camping, snowmobiling and gardening.

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Mekayla

RVT

Mekayla came to Watrous Animal Hospital for her practicum March 2021. She fell in love with the team atmosphere and diversity of a mixed animal practice. Upon graduating from the Saskatchewan Polytechnic as a registered Veterinary Technologist she accepted a full-time position with us! Mekayla has no pets of her own yet but has started fostering for local rescues instead. Her hobbies include embroidery, camping, and spending time with friends and family.

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RVT

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Mekayla came to Watrous Animal Hospital for her practicum March 2021. She fell in love with the team atmosphere and diversity of a mixed animal practice. Upon graduating from the Saskatchewan Polytechnic as a registered Veterinary Technologist she accepted a full-time position with us! Mekayla has no pets of her own yet but has started fostering for local rescues instead. Her hobbies include embroidery, camping, and spending time with friends and family.

Victoria Weisner

Receptionist

Victoria has always loved animals, so she knew working at Watrous Animal Hospital would be a great fit. She has been with us since January 2020, and her favourite part of being here is the environment.  Being around animals all day and working as a team with her coworkers is what she loves most.

Victoria lives in Young with her daughter Amelia, two dogs: Roxy and Callie, and cat Simba.

Outside of work, Victoria enjoys spending time with her daughter and animals, cooking, reading, and being outdoors.

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Victoria Weisner

Receptionist

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Victoria has always loved animals, so she knew working at Watrous Animal Hospital would be a great fit. She has been with us since January 2020, and her favourite part of being here is the environment.  Being around animals all day and working as a team with her coworkers is what she loves most.

Victoria lives in Young with her daughter Amelia, two dogs: Roxy and Callie, and cat Simba.

Outside of work, Victoria enjoys spending time with her daughter and animals, cooking, reading, and being outdoors.

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Kandice Watson

Receptionist

Kandice grew up on a farm outside of Elrose, SK. She moved to Watrous with her husband and 4 kids in 2020, after living in Rosetown for 17 years where she was a stay-at-home mom and daycare provider. Kandice has been with us since April 2021, and says she loves all parts of her job at Watrous Animal Hospital, but her favourite aspects are building relationships with her co -workers, getting to talk to clients and their pets, and learning about all the different parts of a vet clinic.

In her spare time, Kandice loves crafting, painting, and spending time outdoors with her friends and family

Kandice Watson

Receptionist

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Kandice grew up on a farm outside of Elrose, SK. She moved to Watrous with her husband and 4 kids in 2020, after living in Rosetown for 17 years where she was a stay-at-home mom and daycare provider. Kandice has been with us since April 2021, and says she loves all parts of her job at Watrous Animal Hospital, but her favourite aspects are building relationships with her co -workers, getting to talk to clients and their pets, and learning about all the different parts of a vet clinic.

In her spare time, Kandice loves crafting, painting, and spending time outdoors with her friends and family