Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Simcoe Street North Animal Hospital in Oshawa! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 905-571-3009 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr Baljinder Makowal

DVM, Practice Owner

Dr Makowal graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. To gain his Veterinary Clinical experience, he attended Iowa State University in Ames. Dr Makowal has gained extensive experience in small animal medicine, surgical and emergency care in Michigan and Ontario. On April 1, 2005, Dr Makowal became the new owner of Simcoe Street North Veterinary Clinic. Dr Makowal served as a Board member for the HSDR for 7 years. The practice has grown from just over 2000 pets too approximately 7500. He is married with 3 children, and spends time with his Boxer mix "Riley".

Dr Ihab Messiha

DVM; Locum Veterinarian

Dr Messiha graduated from the VSTEP program in Guelph Ontario. He started his career in Lethbridge Alberta in 2007. He has also worked for the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Clinic in their ER department. Dr Messiha started working for Simcoe Street North Veterinary Clinic in February 2010. His main interests are internal medicine, critical care and preventative medicine. He is married with 2 children and has a Shih Tzu mix named 'Rico'

Dr. Raj Malhi

Dr. Raj Malhi

DVM; Veterinarian

Bio coming soon ...

Paige Neira

Supervisor / Technician

Paige joined the Simcoe Street North Animal Hospital in May of 2018. Paige has been working the animal field for just over 7 years. In those years, Paige worked at the Humane Society of Durham Region where she completed 3 Animal Behaviour courses. Paige moved to Alberta in September 2016 to February 2018 where she continued working at a Veterinary Clinic there until she joined our team at Simcoe Street North. Paige has a very special gift with dogs; any size, the larger the better and she handles them very well. Paige lives with her 2 male Boxers; Frank and Browdie and also a rambunctious English bulldog, named Addie.

Jenna Reeves

Jenna Reeves

Receptionist / Veterinary Assistant

Jenna has always had a passion for animals, her strong passion has led her to further educate herself on domestic animals and wildlife as well as seek employment in the animal care field. In 2020 she graduated with honors from the animal care program at Durham College and has been working at Simcoe Street North Animal Hospital since February 2021. On her off time she spends it with her son, Husband and 4 fur babies (3 Cats - Armani, Django, and Eevee and her Chihuahua Leo).

Skye Carter

Skye Carter

Receptionist / Veterinary Assistant

Skye graduated from the Animal Care Program at Durham College in 2020. She joined the team at Simcoe Street North Animal Hospital in June 2021. Skye can be found in the reception area, greeting you and your fur babies upon arrival, but you will also find her assisting the veterinarian. Skye likes to spend her free time going on outdoor adventures and reading books. Skye loves all animals and is very open minded, she is very passionate about her 8 rats, Fire Champagne Het DG Ball Python named Van Gogh as well as her Guatemalan Tiger Rump Tarantula name Lilith.