Dr. Marcie Toles graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1986. Prior to this, she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences in 1982. Throughout her years in Guelph, she held job positions in the Department of Radiology as well as the Department of Large Animal Medicine working with the Farm Service veterinarians. She joined Animal Health Services in 1986 as an associate veterinarian. It was 1997 when she became sole owner of the practice. Her particular areas of interest in veterinary medicine include dermatology, internal medicine, nutritional therapy and the human-animal bond. She regularly advances her knowledge by attending seminars and conferences so that her patients can receive the most up to date and current therapies.
She is a member and Past President of the Niagara Peninsula Veterinary Association. She is a member of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Information Network. She is a long standing parishioner of St. John’s Church in Thorold where she has been a guest speaker at several of the Blessing of Home Animals Services.
She is married to Cameron and they have two children, Aaron and Emily. Their pet family members include their two cats, Sorellina and Peanut and their very energetic yellow lab named Dexter who has allergic skin disease.
Dr. Toles and her staff have participated in fundraising for a variety of charitable causes including Vets Without Borders, OVC Pet Trust Fund and the Lincoln County Humane Society food drive. Their most significant efforts have been directed towards Fundraise for Farley month each October. The Farley Foundation established in 2002 helps pay for emergency medical care for pets owned by seniors or disabled persons. They have recognized Animal Health Services for their fundraising efforts and designated the practice, ‘Bronze Friends of Farley’ for several consecutive years.
In her spare time, Dr Toles loves to garden.