Meet the veterinary team of Galt Animal Hospital in Cambridge!

We’re pleased to provide care for your pets! Please call us at (519) 621-1980 to speak to one of our caring staff members!

Jacqui Rideout, DVM

Veterinarian

Jacqui is originally from Newfoundland and graduated from Atlantic Veterinary College in PEI in 1990. She has been working at the Galt Animal Hospital for over 20 years and is the owner of the practice. She lives in Cambridge with her 2 kids and dogs Luci, Walli and Palmer and cat Cori. In her free time she enjoys biking, kayaking, hiking and most recently jogging.

Jane Steckle, DVM

Veterinarian

Jane was born and raised in a cattle-farming family in Waterloo County. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1985 and from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1990. She practised small and large animal medicine briefly in Manitoba before returning to Ontario in 1993. Jane and her Manitoba dog Orly settled back in Guelph, and she eventually concentrated on small animal medicine exclusively. Jane, who is currently petless, is pictured with her late dog Tuffy. In her spare time she plays in a recreational hockey league and enjoys woodworking, movies and cycling.

Kelly Kozlowski, DVM

Kelly Kozlowski, DVM

Veterinarian

An Ottawa native, Kelly came to SW Ontario in 2009 to attend vet school at the Ontario Veterinary College, and has stayed in the area ever since! After graduation, she spent a year in mixed practice working with large and small animals, with a special interest in sheep and goat medicine. Kelly joined our practice in 2015 and has been a great addition to the team. She has a particular interest in ophthalmology, soft tissue surgery, pain management, and making the experience a positive one for everyone. In her spare time, Kelly loves to be outdoors with her dogs, gardening, and spends her winters skiing.

Nicole, RVT

Nicole, RVT

RVT

Nicole graduated from the veterinary technician program at Sheridan College in April 2015, became registered in July 2015 and started working at another small animal clinic before joining our team in December 2016. She moved from Burlington to start her life in Kitchener with her new husband Zack and two dogs Sky (greyhound) and Cider (English Springer Spaniel). Nicole grew up riding horses but now enjoys agility with Cider and spending time with her family and friends.

Annette

Receptionist

Annette originally started at the Galt Animal Hospital in 1995 as a volunteer and is currently a valued part-time assistant/receptionist. Originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, she has lived in Cambridge since 1965. Married with one daughter, her home is busy with Sophie the dog, Bob and Bo the cats; one big happy family.

Debbie

Receptionist/Office Manager

Deb, our Receptionist/Office Manager has been efficiently greeting clients for almost 30 years, looking after any and all their needs with a genuine smile and the utmost of care and concern. A grand-daughter and her dog Sparky are her major focus and time spent with family in her RV is extremely important as well as.

Rachel

Rachel

Receptionist

Tyler

Tyler

Receptionist