Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Montrose Pet Clinic in Beaumont, Alberta! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 780-929-7363 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Abdul Salam

(DVM)

Dr. Salam is one of the partners of the clinic. He obtained his DVM in Canada in 2005. He worked as a small animal veterinarian in different clinics in Edmonton. He finished his veterinary schooling abroad in 1987 and worked as a mixed animal practitioner for 14 years including seven years of experience as a zoo veterinarian. He was also a consultant to the Department of Forestry of India, including lion safari, deer parks, crocodile protection center, etc. He is a caring husband and father of two girls. He enjoys hiking and traveling with his family and friends.

Dr. Koshy George

(DVM)

Dr. Koshy is one of the partners of Montrose Pet Clinic. He got his DVM in 2007 and thereafter he worked as a small animal veterinarian in 2 busy clinics in Alberta. He completed his veterinary school in 1991 and worked as a mixed animal veterinarian for 12 years abroad. He took his Master’s in Business administration in 2000 and was involved with multiple provincial projects abroad. His major area of interest is small animal clinical medicine and he got training through VSTEP program of the University of Guelph. He partnered in Clareview Casselman Pet clinic from the beginning and helped to make the project a reality. He is living in West Edmonton with his wife and two kids.

Dr. Imran Shah

(DVM, Limited License)

Dr. Imran Shah is one of the associate veterinarians at Montrose pet clinic who is currently working as a limited practice veterinarian. He obtained his D.V.M abroad in 2003 and worked as a mixed animal practitioner for 4 years before joining the University of Calgary Faculty of veterinary medicine as a research associate in 2008-2011, where he was involved in the development of a gastric by-pass model of surgery and ileal transposition in rodents and their impact on the circulatory concentration of peptide YY and Ghrelin. He enjoys working with small animals and is passionate when it comes to providing top-quality animal care.

Erin Nisbet

(Vet Assistant/Reception/Pet Massage Student)

Erin is a mom of two girls who wanted to transform her love of petting animals into something beneficial. By taking schooling for animal massage therapy, she has found how to relieve pet’s stress, anxiety, muscle stiffness, and more. She spends the rest of her time working at a school, teaching aquasize, and spending time with her kids.

Rene Werenka

(Vet Assistant/Reception)

Rene is a working mother of 3 boys. She has been working in the pet industry for a number of years with a primary focus on retail and sales. She transitioned to vet care as she enjoys helping provide animals with the opportunity for better health. Rene has been around animals and has owned them her whole life. Her favourite things are donuts, adorable pets, and cracking jokes.

Mary Ostrem

(Animal Health Technologist)

Mary is one of our Animal Health Technologists. She recently graduated from NAIT (2021). She has grown up with all sorts of animals and loves working with your pets here at Montrose Pet Clinic. Before joining the Montrose Team, Mary obtained a Business Management degree from the University of Alberta and worked in accounting and human resources for a few years. Once she becomes an RVT, she hopes to obtain a specialty in either dentistry or nutrition. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding and racing motocross.

Angela Manhard

(Vet Assistant/Reception)

Angela’s passion has always been working with people and pets. She joined the pet clinic because she has always been treated like family here and this is a value she genuinely cherishes. Angela has been a breeder for a number of years, and brings that extensive knowledge to the team, but has a constant drive to learn more. In her spare time, she enjoys going to Canmore, Florida, and going camping with her family. 

Reshma Mammen

(Vet Assistant/Reception)

 Reshma is one of our veterinary assistants and receptionists. After graduating this year (2021) from Lakeland College as an Animal Science Technologist, she joined the Montrose Pet Clinic Team. Prior to this, she received her Bachelor’s degree in Zoology. She brings tons of experience working with animals and is especially fond of large animals. When she is not in the clinic, she loves to draw. She even works part-time as an artist.