South Whitby Veterinary Services opened in May of 2013. We have converted one of Whitby’s century homes on Brock Street South, into a fully functional veterinary hospital. We provide a multitude of services including diagnostic X-rays, and surgery on our second floor. We also provide examinations and preventative health care services such as nutritional and behavioural counselling and vaccination protocols. Contact us today at 905-668-3647 to schedule your pet care appointment with our veterinary team!
Dr. Dan Baturensky grew up in rural Ontario where he spent most of his time working with cattle and other large animals. It is through the farm experience that he developed his desire to help care for animals. Dr. Baturensky started his university career at the University of Guelph in 1990 and upon Graduation in 1998 began practicing mixed animal veterinary medicine just north of Hamilton. In 2000, he made Durham Region his new home. He currently resides in Brooklin with his wife and 5 boys.
Dr. Ruthanne Mortimer started her veterinary career with a Bachelor of Science at the University of Guelph. Her passion for medicine and the compassionate care of animals came together when she was accepted into the Ontario Veterinary College and graduated with her DVM in 2003. In 2017, she joined the team at Baldwin Animal Hospital and greatly treasures the jovial family atmosphere of Dr. Dan and this amazing crew. She currently lives in Brooklin and enjoys downtime digging in her garden, playing the fiddle, and exploring hiking trails with her four fantastic kids.
Anne-Marie has been with Baldwin Animal Hospital since its inception in November of 2004 and has worked with Dr. Dan since 2000. Her roles include reception, animal care and assisting the medical management of the in-clinic patients. Anne Marie functions as Dr. Dan's right paw, trouble-shooter and longest employee. All in all, she is his "go-to girl" and our in-house canine breed resource. She resides in Oshawa with her puppies named Shylah and Yukon.
Melanie started at Baldwin Animal Hospital in 2019. She graduated from the Vet Tech program at Seneca College in 2018 and became a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) later that year. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree from Brock University. In her spare time, Melanie likes hanging out at home with her dog Quinn, gardening, and doing puzzles!
Carmen moved to Ontario from Alberta in 2013 and joined the Baldwin Animal Hospital team in 2014. She currently lives in Whitby with her husband, 2 teen children and her chihuahua “Willow”. Carmen offers over 13 years of experience in the Veterinary field and works closely with Dr. Dan and our other Veterinarians to care for your Fluffy or Fido while in our hospital. When not helping out at the clinic, Carmen can be found enjoying the outdoors, working in the yard, tackling DIY projects at home or painting.
Carolynn joined our team in December of 2013 and comes to us with a strong professional background in human resources. After a change in both her personal and professional life, Carolynn graciously accepted our offer of employment with Baldwin Animal Hospital and now with South Whitby Veterinary Services. She has connected with both our furry clients and their human counterparts. Carolynn resides in Whitby with her family which includes Hadley, their beloved golden retriever.
Angela has been a receptionist in the veterinary field since graduating from the VMR program at Durham College in 2005 and joined Baldwin Animal Hospital in 2018. She loves to work with such an amazing team and thoroughly enjoys helping people care for their furry friends! Angela is a certified Pet Loss Support Person and finds comfort in helping clients in their time of loss. When not at work, she is caring for her energetic little boy and spending as much time as possible outdoors.
Lisa is a receptionist/veterinary assistant at both of our locations, South Whitby Veterinary Services and Baldwin Animal Hospital. She graduated from Seneca College in 2018 from the veterinary assistant program and has been working with Dr. Dan ever since. When not in the clinic, she is at home in Oshawa enjoying movies, reading or her favourite, snuggling with her dog and cats.
Ever since she was little, she had wanted to help out animals wherever and whenever she could. She is happy to be working at Baldwin Animal Hospital as a Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant and being able to help out other animal lovers with their fur babies. She has 3 dogs, two Cheweenie’s Ozzie and Harley; and a new member of the family - Zeus. He's a teacup chihuahua. The best part of working at the clinic for her is the staff family that she has been allowed to be a part of such wonderful and amazing clients that she has had the pleasure of spending her days with.
Keira joined our team in 2019 with a love for animals and a passion for learning about them. She is one of the cheery voices you’ll hear when calling the clinic. She can be found hanging out with your furry friends to make their visit more enjoyable (cookie giving is one of her favourites). She recently graduated from the University of Guelph with a degree in Biological Science and likes playing with her family dog Loki or snuggling with her adorable hedgehog, Acacia.