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Dr Manjinder Hans(Director)

A graduate of college of veterinary sciences from Ludhiana, India. Dr Manjinder Hans studied further on at Missouri State, USA. Before opening his own clinic, Metrotown Animal Hospital, in Burnaby in 1998, he worked as a veterinarian in Vancouver.

Dr Manjinder Hans has an interest in skin and ear related issues and musculoskeletal problems (Anterior cruciate ligament surgeries) in dogs and cats. His interests outside of his work life is sports, mainly tennis and watching ice hockey (GO CANUCKS) and he loves spending time with his wife and kids!

Dr. Naresh Gaind


Dr. Naresh Gaind is Associate Veterinarian at Metrotown Animal Hospital. He attended the College of Veterinary Sciences at Punjab Agricultural University. Dr. Gaind received his Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. He has been working as a veterinarian since 1990. He loves to read books and travel. He is most interested in small animal surgery and medicine.

Dr. Gaind is married to Anita Gaind and they are proud parents of two children


Dr. Upender Tomar

Dr. Upender Tomar is Associate Veterinarian at Metrotown Animal Hospital. He attended the College of Veterinary sciences at Punjab Agricultural University and received his Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. He moved to British Columbia along with his family.

Dr. Tomar's hobbies include biking, reading, and hiking. His favorite sport is badminton, he enjoys watching ice hockey, and of course his favorite team is the Vancouver canucks.

Dr. Tomar is married to Sunita Tomar and together they are parents to two children- Anu and Ishaan.


Kirsten Nelson

Kirsten Nelson is the Veterinary Assistant at Metrotown Animal Hospital. She has Veterinary Assistant Diploma and Canine First Aid Certificate at Granville Business College.

Kirsten brings with her 7.5 years of experience in the veterinary services and she is excited to be a part of a facility that provides the most comprehensive veterinary care available.

Kirsten is working towards implementing new practices that will further propel our client relations into the arena of excellence that is on a par with our medical services. Improving and fine-tuning the communication technologies already in place in MAH will also be a prime area of focus.

Kirsten will continue to improve communications with clients to create an experience of excellence at MAH. She has true love for animals and has 4 cats of her own.