We Live to Care

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Dr.  Janet Henderson

Dr. Janet Henderson

Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Veterinarian (CHPV), DVM

I have been practicing veterinary medicine since 1997 and it is truly what I love. My life has been improved through the love of dogs and the disdain of many a cat. Each of them has touched me in ways that I could never explain as they have managed to leave their paw prints on my heart. As a pet owner myself, I understand the very important role that they each play in our lives as well as how important we are to them.

I have worked in various veterinary hospitals over the years where I gained a wide array of medical experience and I have taken extra certification courses in Canine Physical Rehabilitation (CCRP) and Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (CHPV). In October of 2012 I knew that I needed a change. I wanted to spend more time with each individual patient and focus on the family unit as a whole so I established Caledon-Vaughan Veterinary House Call Services where I could visit each pet and their family in their own home environments.

My passion is helping you to work through all of the variables to make the decisions that work best for your pet, yourself and your family. Even as a veterinarian with extensive training and knowledge it is still difficult to make important medical decisions for my own pets when emotions are involved so I know how important it is to have professionals to guide you. I want to help you to provide the best possible quality of life for your pets right up until their very last days.

You are your pet’s champion and protector and more than anything I want you to know that you are worthy of this role. I want to be there to guide you as you make the most difficult decisions we as pet owners all inevitably face.

Preferred Pronouns: She, Her

“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.”

-AD Williams

Care Team

Antonietta Melchiorre

Antonietta Melchiorre

Office Manager

I have been a Veterinary Technician since 1998 when I studied at Sheridan College. I have worked at several veterinary clinics throughout my career and have also been part of medical research to find cures at Princess Margaret Hospital and the Canadian Blood Services. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to work abroad in Australia as one of the leading Veterinary Technicians where I enjoyed working with many different species. Along the way I got married and had three beautiful children. I decided that it was important to stay home with my children but my love and passion for animals was too strong to stop working with them altogether so I happily continued part time with Dr. Henderson and Dr. Martin. I am able to help animals and their families with a flexible schedule that fits my family perfectly.

Preferred Pronouns: She, Her



Summer Student

I am currently a high school student and have always had a passion for animals. I like helping people give the the very best to their pets and so this position is perfect for me. In my spare time I love horse back riding and playing with my own dogs, Daisy and Sprocket!

Preferred Pronouns: He, Him

Kira Ridley

Kira Ridley

Veterinary Assistant/Client Service Representative

I have always loved animals so I knew that a career in veterinary medicine was the perfect career for me. I graduated from the Veterinarian Assistant program at Georgian college in 2020. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to work at several clinics in different northern areas of Ontario where I learned various fascinating methods of veterinary medicine to carry with me. During my career I added two sweet kitties into my little family whom I love with all my heart, and I had the chance to foster others in need.

When I decided to start my next adventure and relocate to Beeton, Ontario, I was granted the amazing opportunity to work with Dr. Henderson and her team doing something completely new and exciting to me. I couldn’t be happier to help and care for each pet in their own home, giving them the comfort and stability, they deserve.