Meet The Team !

Our team is comprised of amazing individuals who truly go above and beyond for our practice, clients, and their pets!

Our Veterinarians

Dr. Lisa Taylor


Dr. Taylor has been a Veterinarian for upwards of 25 years. She has been working in the Interlake for the vast majority of her career. She is also the practice owner.

Dr. Meaghan Ballard


Dr. Meaghan Ballard is originally from Winnipeg. She graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine located in Saskatoon in 2016 and has been working for GVS since. Meaghan has 3 cats named: Temeraire (pictured), Tiamat, & Errol who she enjoys spending time with on her days off. Meaghan has always been passionate about animal care and veterinary medicine from a very young age.

Dr. Jordan Shapera


Dr. Shapera was born and raised in Winnipeg. She graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. Her passions include emergency medicine and surgery! When she’s not  working, she can be found snuggling her cat Boog or riding her horse Davos!



Director of Finance


Public Relations & Marketing Manager

Miss. Vickie

Customer Experience Manager

Medical Services Team


Registered Veterinary Technologist & Medical Equipment/Inventory Coordinator

Amy has been with us at Gimli Veterinary Services for 10 years. You can always find her chatting up a storm and catching up with regulars and getting to know new clients/reps. She is our ‘go to’ when it comes to the medical services we provide at our clinic. When Amy is not in clinic you can find her spending time with family, or tendering to her goats, horses, ducks, chickens and more!


Registered Veterinary Technologist & Medical Services Coordinator

Amanda graduated from Red River College in 2019. She has a Cane Corso/Golden Retriever cross named Argo, a cat names Onyx, and a leopard gecko named Meowsly. Argo is a blood donor with the Canadian Animal Blood Bank! Her special interests include venipuncture, pet nutrition and large animal medicine. Outside of work Amanda loves to go hiking, enjoys travelling and plays indoor soccer.


Registered Veterinary Technologist


Registered Veterinary Technologist

Erin grew up in Gunton, Manitoba and has worked at GVS since 2015. Erin is passionate about all things feline. As a cat mom herself with 4 cats at home -Erin enjoys learning everything she can about cats and aiding in their treatment.  Her favorite part of her job is meeting new patients, pet nutrition, phlebotomy, and educating clients to help them keep their pets as happy and healthy as possible.


Registered Veterinary Technologist


RVT Student

Front Desk


Client Services Representative


Client Services Representative

Taylor J

Client Services Representative


Client Services Representative Assistant

Taylor B

Client Services Representative

Hospital Assistants


Hospital Assistant

Teresa grew up in Fisher Branch, and has worked for GVS since 2015. Teresa’s favorite thing about her position is working with the Doctors and learning about animal care. In her free time Teresa enjoys facilitating a youth group in the Arborg area, and spending time with family and friends.


Hospital Assistant

Emily joined our GVS team in 2022 - One of her favorite things about her job is making sure the patients kennels are decked out with the cutest and softest blankets for their comfort. Emily is newly adopted ‘dog mom’ to a busy golden retriever pup named “Hailey”. When Emily isn’t in clinic she’s sure to be spending time with Hailey at puppy classes, or visiting friends and family.


Hospital Assistant

Lauren is a local to the area and takes care of most of our in-clinic orders as well as performing her duties as a hospital assistant. You may hear Lauren’s laugh and bubbly personality when you walk through our doors - it’s contagious and sure to brighten your day. She’s a pet parent herself with a dog named Daisy and multiple cats at home who she enjoys spending time with when she’s not in clinic.


Hospital Assistant

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