Dr. Kathryn Hotke graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) and started work in small animal emergency critical care. She has since transitioned to small animal general practice with a special interest in orthopedic surgery. She currently performs cranial cruciate ligament extra-capsular repair surgery, luxating patellar repair and femoral head osteotomy and is excited to learn further techniques. Before her time at OVC, Kathryn graduated with an honours Bachelor of Science from Redeemer University College and a Master of Science from the University of Guelph. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys DIY projects, wood burning with a specialty in pet portraits, soccer and spending time with family and friends. Kathryn lives in London with her dog Cleo, a rescue from her Global Vets trip down south to Costa Rica, who loves the snow but hates rain, go figure.