Education: Ontario Veterinary College
Dr. Boyd is a 1986 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College. She also completed her Masters degree in Veterinary Microbiology & Immunology before opening the Grey Bruce Pet Hospital in July 1987. She is a certified Pennsylvania Hip Improvement veterinarian (PennHIP) and became an Affiliate with Synbiotics (formerly International Canine Genetics) to open one of the first Canine Semen Freezing Centers in Ontario. In 2001, Dr. Boyd attended the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) training program in Houston and was certified as a veterinary acupuncturist shortly thereafter. She has continued to pursue expertise in alternative therapies including Chinese Herbal Medicine (IVAS ongoing), Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy (2007), Chinese Food Therapy (2010), Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (2013) and will be completing her certification in Advanced Tui na massage therapy (2017).
Dr. Boyd bred Gordon Setters, with her life partner Bill, under the prefix Duurstede Kennels. Their current canine companions, Squeak and Ice, are the result of a carefully designed breeding program using frozen semen. If you ask about her pets expect to be entertained by numerous pictures and videos she keeps close at hand.