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These are the people that bring love, compassion, talent and dedication to work with them each and every day!

Dr. Lilian Hidalgo

Dr. Lilian Hidalgo obtained her veterinary degree in 1998. She has a special interest in small animal medicine, laser surgery, dentistry and acupuncture. In 2007 she became a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist through IVAS, the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society.

Her free time is spent with her family. She enjoys travel, exercise, reading and trying new foods.

Dr. Hidalgo

Dr. JA Gracia



Audrey Vizena

Audrey was was born in Michigan, but lived in Atlanta, Georgia most of her life.  There, she attended college at The University of Georgia, and, obtained a degree in Biological Sciences.  She worked as an Animal Health Technician in the States  for nearly ten years.  Audrey moved to Red Deer with her husband, Jamie, one year ago. They live with an English bulldog named Cadbury, who was born with neurological problems and various other “special needs”   Much of Audrey’s time is spent caring for and spending time with Cadbury. Cadbury loves to play with her kitty cat, Mr. Biscuit, and sometimes they can bee seen cuddling on the couch together. Audrey and Jamie also have a husky mix named Hush, who loves to go for walks, and, is learning tricks, with Cadbury’s help.  In her free time she enjoys cooking, going for walks, nature watching, and watching hockey and college football. 

Sabrina Charlton

Sabrina grew up in a small Albert a town of about 600 people. Before taking the Animal Health Technology program at Olds College she had previously taken the Veterinary Medical Receptionist and Veterinary Technician Assistant programs. During her time working at a mixed animal practice she ended up rescuing and fostering a kitten that was rescued from a dumpster. He is now a healthy cat named Anakin that lives with Sabrina’s parents while she went back to school.


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Danae Bennett-Stevens

Danae (she/her) joined the Pathways Animal Clinic team in Fall 2022 as our Receptionist. She is an honors graduate from her VOA/TA program and has been contributing to the industry since 2016. Danae carries experience in emergency, exotic and small animal practice. She is dedicated to patient health and client education. Her compassionate nature compliments her professionalism and her personal approach with animals and with clients.

Danae and her family share 5 dogs – Odi (Boston terrier x Chihuahua), Birdie (Dalmatian), Melvin (Bluetick Coonhound), Artie (Australian Shepherd x German Shepherd) and Maggie (Irish Wolfhound); and two cats - Neco (DLH) and Malo (DMH). When not at the clinic Danae enjoys being with her family, spending time outdoors, reading and listening to music or podcasts.  


Oliver is the official boss and welcoming committee since our opening in 2008.










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