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Our Team

Our Team

Dr. Seanna Swayne DVM, Dipl. ACVS-SA

Dr. Seanna Swayne graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph with distinction in 2004. She then completed a small animal rotating internship at The Ohio State University, a small animal surgical internship and 3-year ACVS surgical residency at the Veterinary Emergency Clinic in downtown Toronto. Seanna attained board certification in 2013 with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Seanna worked with the surgical teams at the Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and the Central Toronto Veterinary Referral Clinic. Seanna established Golden Horseshoe Veterinary Surgery in 2016.

Seanna lives in Milton with her son and their 2 dogs, Molly and Sadie. Outside of her career, she is an avid Crossfitter, she coaches Crossfit (L2), she spends her winters skiing with her son who is an aspiring ski racer, the other 3 seasons she is mountain biking with her son and Molly. In warmer months, she is playing Tennis and coaching her sons rugby team.

Jenny Gibbons RVT, VTS (anes)

Jenny Gibbons graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Ridgetown College in 2001. She worked at Lawson Research in cardiac imaging and the University of Western Ontario in neonatal research. Jenny then moved to Toronto and worked at the VEC initially as an emergency technician and in 2003 she began working with the surgery service. In 2011 Jenny began working at CTVRC.

Jenny attained her certification with the Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Anesthesia and Analgesia (AVTAA). She is the third technician in Ontario with the Veterinary Technician Specialist-Anesthesia, VTS (anes).

When not anesthetizing pets, Jenny enjoys sailing (racing and cruising), running, working out and she takes culinary arts courses at George Brown College. She has a lovely black and white cat, appropriately named Dickie (he had a perineal urethrostomy surgery performed by Dr. Swayne) and a new puppy named Timmy.

Northern Ontario Surgical Referrals

Dr. Swayne travels to Walden Animal Hospital once every 2-4 mths (weather dependent in the winter) to perform surgical consultations and elective surgical procedures. Your primary care veterinarian can contact both Dr. Swayne to discuss the case and the Walden Animal Hospital to schedule a consultation +/- surgery for the next weekend Dr. Swayne will be in Sudbury. Please reach out to Sarah at

Continuing Education

Lectures for you and your staff can be scheduled with Dr. Swayne and Jenny Gibbons RVT, VTS (anes). If there are specific topics you wish to hear more about please feel free to ask us. Dr. Swayne hopes to start traveling to practices in the near future.