Dr. DILBAG RANA WITH ‘FORD’
Dr. Dilbag Rana has been a veterinarian since 1983. He bought the practice in 2001 after having worked here. His special interests are internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, small animal endoscopy, ultrasound, clinical pathology, and dentistry.
He did his MVSC in Pathology and attended Purdue University in the US for a year-long externship. He took special training in:
• Endoscopy at Washington State University, Pullman WA
• Arthroscopy at Washington State University, Pullman WA
• Laser surgery at OVC, Guelph ON
• TPLO surgery at WVC, Las Vegas NV
• Ear canal ablation and bulla osteotomy at WVC
• Ultrasound Training at Sound Technology in Arlington, Texas
• Exotic Pets, Reptiles, small mammals and birds
• Advanced dental surgery, Root canals and jaw surgery-Baltimore(MD)
• Animal Emergency and critical Procedures – San Antonio,Texas
International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.
Veterinary Orthopedic Society
National Examining Board for Veterinarians, CVMA
His elder daughter is MD and doing her residency in General Surgery. His younger daughter is also an MD. His wife worked as community counsellor in main stream community organization and now is realtor and helps him manage the practice.
Leia Graduated in 2002 from Granville Vet Assistant Diploma program. Has worked in the field since. She has excellent knowledge and customer service skills. She has 4 cats Shorty,Skazzy,Daisy,and Minnie. Leia is passionate about working with animals and enjoys meeting and helping owners with any concerns about their pets.
Stephanie Lee Matties
Stephanie graduated from Granville Buisiness college in 2008 and started working at Apex shortly after.
She has always had a great love for animals. She shares her home with her 4 cats, Trix, Louie, Simba and Pumba.
Lindsay is employed as a vet assistant at apex animal hospital since January 2015. She has 2 cats; Cali & Lettie and an 8 year old Australian Shepard named Sadie to love outside of work. Having had various animals growing up from fish & rats to cats & dogs, Lindsay has always had a soft spot in her heart and strong passion for the well being of all animals.
Angela Zuvic – Veterinary Technician
Angela is a newly graduated Veterinary Technician who has been working with Dr. Rana since 2009. She has always had a great love of animals since childhood and has cared for many different species throughout her life. Currently she is mother to three cats and a bearded dragon, two of which were rescues. She has a very special interest and passion towards reptiles in particular, and enjoys answering any questions owners may have regarding their care.
Lezah(Kelly) graduated from Granville Business College in 1998 from the VOA Assistant Diploma Program with honours. She has been working in the field since and spent the first 10yrs working in N Vancouver at Marine Drive Veterinary hospital where she managed for 6 years. She moved to langley in 2010 and started with Apex Animal Hospital.
She has 2 cats Sorcha a 15yr old and her newest family member is Ziggy a lively little Orange Tabby who is about 9 months old.