Dr. Karen Murphy
Practice owner/ small animal veterinarian
Dr. Karen Murphy, DVM is a small animal practitioner that grew up in the Cambridge area. Karen graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto in 1994. She then attended the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph and graduated with honours in 2000. Karen started her veterinary career in Brantford, but was thrilled to join Main Street Animal Hospital in 2002 and return to her hometown. Karen shares her life with her husband Ken and their two very busy sons as well as two crazy cats, Harry and Hermione, and their newest addition a golden retriever named Gryff. When she has some spare time Karen enjoys travelling, biking, running, and relaxing with family and friends. Karen feels that it is a privilege to be a part of her patients’ lives and the quality of that life is always her primary concern.
Dr. Ashley albright
ASSOCIATE SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARIAN
From a young age, Dr. Ashley Albright fostered her love of animals, both big and small while growing up on a farm in Eastern Ontario. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph in 2015 and went on to pursue her passion, graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College with distinction in 2019.
Ashley joined the MSAH team in May 2019 and is very honored and excited to meet you all! The human-animal bond drives her passion for veterinary medicine and she holds a keen interest in both internal medicine and surgery. Ashley lives in Guelph with her lab mix Tucker. Her free time is spent hiking, reading, baking, working out and spending quality time with family and friends.
dR. nANCY bROCHU
aSSOCIATE SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARIAN
Dr. Nancy Brochu grew up in Toronto but spent most of her summers on farms and running around in the woods. She completed her undergraduate studies at Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology, a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, and a Bachelor of Education. After teaching middle school in Toronto, ON, Resolute Bay, NU, and Charlottetown, PE, she returned to university to follow her childhood dream of being a veterinarian.
After obtaining her DVM in 2016 from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, she returned to Ontario to complete an Anatomical Pathology residency and a DVSc. Since completing her studies, Nancy has returned to the clinic setting and is looking forward to applying her love of teaching and veterinary medicine to help owners provide their pets with the best care possible. When not at the clinic, Nancy spends time with her cat Nightcrawler and numerous freshwater fish.