Our Team

Dr. Maureen Hollinshead

Veterinarian DVM, CCRT

Dr. Maureen Hollinshead graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in 2004. She has been working in Northwest Calgary for over ten years at Tuscany Veterinary Hospital and Boutique. Dr. Hollinshead currently divides her time between Tuscany Veterinary Hospital and Boutique and Parkdale Veterinary Clinic, which she recently took  ownership of in January 2019.  She recently completed her canine rehabilitation certificate and is passionate about pet rehabilitation and dental procedures.

Dr. Kay Thompson

Veterinarian DVM

Starting at Parkdale Veterinary Clinic July 2019!  Bio to come soon!

Corinne Smith

Registered Veterinarian Technician

Born and raised in Oakville, Ontario, Corinne graduated from the University of Guelph in 2013 from the Honours Biological Sciences Degree with a Nutrition Minor, in hopes of potentially going to the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph to become a veterinarian. Corinne realized that becoming a veterinary technologist was the profession she was passionate about and went back to college at Algonquin College in Ottawa. Corinne graduated from the Veterinary Technologist Program at Algonquin College in 2016. Soon after finishing college, she moved to Calgary to live with her boyfriend, Allan. She has previously worked in emergency medicine and a companion animal practice before joining the Parkdale Veterinary Clinic team in January 2019. Corinne maintains her registered veterinary technologist status qualification through continuing education to strengthen her professional and client communication skills. She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster Veterinary Practice Management course to further her knowledge of the veterinary profession. Corinne enjoys dentals, nutritional consultations, and strengthening the relationships between clients and their pets. She has a black cat named Sergeant Firstclass Mow Mow of Fluffyville the Third Esq. In her spare time, she enjoys running in the mountains, camping, baking, and spending time with her boyfriend and friends.

Stephanie Ruus


Stephanie was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta and moved to Calgary around the age of 12 when her family adopted their first pet; A strong willed black lab named Chaos. Stephanie went to University of Calgary and received her Oil & Gas Engineering degree in 2014. Stephanie, and her husband, now have a 1 year old Pomsky who they adore named Aurora.