Dr. Arulthasan Rajkumar (Dr.Raj)
Dr. Arulthasan Rajkumar graduated and practiced veterinary medicine in Sri Lanka. He grew up milking goats on his family farm and spent more time around animals than his own home. At a very young age, Rajkumar developed a love for animals so fierce and passionate, it evolved into his number one life goal and aspiration; becoming a veterinarian.
When Dr. Raj came to Canada, he joined the University of Guelph as a VSTEP (Veterinary skills and Training Enhancement Program) participant. He graduated among 22 foreign trained vets from all over the world in small animal medicine. Dr. Raj then received critical care experience and practiced Emergency Medicine in Fort McMurry Animal Hospital, Alberta from 2007 - 2013. He has also done work in Woodstock Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Raj's areas of special interests include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, internal and critical care medicine. Furthermore, he strongly believes in contributing to rescue groups and saving pets to ensure they endure a safe environment with respect and proper care. In the past, Dr. Raj has worked with Fort McMurry SPCA and is currently associated with Oxford County Animal Rescue, Pickering Animal Services, and Action Volunteers for Animals.
In his free time, Dr. Raj enjoys spending time with his family, dog, and cat; Mario and Jullian. Dr. Raj prioritizes empowering clients with knowledge in order to receive client compliance. He looks forward to meeting your pet and helping your pets live healthy and happy lives.
Dr. Mathan Balasundaram (Dr. Mathan)
Dr. Mathan Balasundaram graduated from the University of Peradeniya in 2006. He practiced as a veterinary surgeon in Sri Lanka for 6 years before moving to Canada. He worked with the government of Sri Lanka’s Animal Health and Production for three years.
During this time, he was the technical advisor for multiple projects in non-profit organizations, which helped families obtain food and additional income by raring livestock. He conducted workshops to educate families living in rural areas on how to care for domestic animals and prevent zoonotic diseases.
When he moved to Canada, Dr. Mathan volunteered in a number of animal clinics prior to receiving his veterinary license in 2018. Anyone that knows him will say pets and animals play a huge part in his life. He is very knowledgeable and compassionate. His main interests are in soft tissue surgery and companion animal medicine. He loves watching basketball and spending time with his wife and two children.