Meet Our Team

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Terwillegar in Edmonton, Alberta! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 780-435-8387 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Jody Bennett

DVM, Owner

Jody graduated with a BSc in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Alberta in 1996. She went on to complete a degree at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (University of Saskatchewan) in 2002. Since graduating, she has been employed at Terwillegar Veterinary Clinic and has been part owner of the clinic since November 2008. Jody has been guardian to many pets and currently shares her home with four furry family members.

Sherry Lee

Registered Veterinary Technologist, Owner

Sherry graduated from the Animal Health Technology program at NAIT in 1987. She immediately starting working at the Southside Animal Hospital where she continued to work for 18 years. In 2005 she made the transition to Terwillegar Veterinary Clinic and became part owner of the clinic in November of 2008. Working with animals over her career has been, and continues to be, a labour of love and she wouldn't want it any other way.

Dr. Jeff Brooks


Jeff was born in Edmonton and lived here most of his life. From an early age he knew he wanted to be a veterinarian and achieved this dream graduating from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (University of Saskatchewan) in 1987. He shares his house with his dog Wiley – often found hanging out at the clinic – and two cats (Frankie and Simon). Outside of work, his interests include photography and rare books.

Dr. Jadie Pepper, MVB


Jadie fell in love with veterinary medicine in London, ON where she was born and raised. She received her Bachelor of Science degree of Zoology from the University of Guelph and then moved to Edmonton in 2015. Jadie got to live in Ireland for the past 4 years and graduated from University College Dublin, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. Although she will miss Ireland, she is happy to be back home with her husband Andrew and fluffy cat Todd. When she’s not at the clinic Jadie enjoys soccer, singing, camping/hiking in the mountains and spending time with her family and friends.

Mallory N.

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Mallory has always had a strong love for animals and graduated from NAIT's Animal Health Techonologist program in 2011. She started from the ground up in the animal health world. Mallory started as a volunteer at one clinic and then got a job working with sea animals as a Marine Animal Care Attendant. She has also worked as an Animal Care Assistant, Kennel Attendant and as Reception Staff. Mallory has always had dogs growing up. She now has 3 dogs that she has rescued while working as an AHT. There is her cuddly, scruffy Schnauzer mix named Abbie; a beautiful sweet Shepherd mix named Dakoda Bear and the energetic Collie mix named Parker. Mallory is looking into further training in animal behaviour as this is an area of great interest for her. In the summer she loves to spend time on the water wake boarding or surfing and camping with friends and loved ones. In the winter she likes to get away to the mountains and snowboard.

Courtney B.

Registered Veterinary Technologist

**currently on Maternity leave**
Courtney has always had an immense love for animals. Originally from Fort McMurray, she moved to Edmonton in 2013 for NAIT's Veterinary Medical Assistant Program. After briefly working in emergency medicine, she found her home at Terwillegar Vet. She was accepted into the NAIT Animal Health Technology program in 2016, and has recently graduated. She loves working with people, and providing the best medicine possible to their furry companions. When she's not at work, Courtney loves art, enjoys cooking and spending time with her partner, Dustin. They share their home with 2 fiercely adorable companions, Gus the terrier and Ginger the pomeranian mix who is often found hanging out on the reception desk.

Daniella F.

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Daniella was born and raised on a farm just outside of Lethbridge. Growing up surrounded by animals, she always knew that her calling was to work in the animal health field. After Daniella graduated as an Animal Health Technologist from Lakeland College in 2012 she moved back home to work in a small animal clinic in Lethbridge. In September 2014 she moved Edmonton with her husband Luke who began working with the Edmonton fire department. Daniella has a 1 year old cat that she raised from a 2 week old kitten. Raya Charles had severe damage to her eyes when Daniella took her in and the kitten needed both eyes removed. Despite this set back you'd never know that Raya is blind!

Courtney G.

Veterinary Medical Assistant

Courtney spent most her life in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She moved to Edmonton in 2017 to enroll in the Veterinary Medical Assistant program at NAIT. She decided to complete her practicum here, and subsequently was very happy to accept a full time position. Courtney has had many pets, including kitties, birds, hamsters, mice and fish. She misses Sadie, her beloved old beagle who is currently living with her parents in Nova Scotia. In her spare time Courtney loves to play soccer, travel, run, camp and go to live music shows.

Julie S.

Veterinary Receptionist

Julie has loved animals and nature for as long as she can remember. Over the years she has owned many pets. There have been rabbits, rats, hamsters and their babies, guinea pigs, cats, dogs, fish and even prairie dogs! She grew up in Ontario, moved to Victoria, BC, and 7 years ago moved to Edmonton.

Julie worked as a dog walker for several years, vet assistant and a veterinary receptionist for the last 5 years. In her off time, she loves all things gardening, & nature, music and spending time with her husband, 3 grown children & grand puppies! Her home is also shared with 3 loving 15 year old cats, and 2 awesome dogs Foster & Ellie.

Morgan M.

Veterinary Assistant

Morgan is a pre-vet student studying at the University of Alberta; completing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Health. She grew up in Alberta and Manitoba with two cats and three rescue German Shepherds. She now has one recently adopted shepherd named Kona.
Morgan decided she wanted to pursue veterinary medicine after seeing the high population of stray dogs while travelling to the Caribbean. In her downtime, Morgan plays guitar, volleyball and volunteers with the Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force.

Chantel U.

Veterinary Assistant

Chantel is currently in the Pre-Vet Animal Health Program at the University of Alberta. She was born in Hamilton Ontario. She grew up in Edmonton, and has grown up around many different animals - dogs, cats, chickens, cows, and horses! She has a rescue dog named Kirby, who had a pretty rough life before he found his furever home with her and her family. In her free time Chantel enjoys boxing, spending time outside, and being with her friends and family.