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Our Veterinarians



Veterinarians

  • Dr.
    Anita Niessen
    DVM
    As the Founder of Black Road, Dr. Niessen established Black Road Veterinary Services in 1997. A native of St. Joseph Island with a passion for her equine companions, Dr. Niessen completed her DVM at the University of Guelph and spent her first years after graduation practicing across the Algoma District before opening her own clinic in Sault Ste. Marie. She is most at home in the barn, hiking with her German Shepherd, Fozzie, and has recently discovered the addiction of training for triathlons.

  • Dr.
    Kerry Gould
    DVM
    Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Dr. Gould attended the University of Guelph to obtain a BSc. (Hons) in Biology. Following graduation from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2000, she has returned to practice in Northern Ontario as a DVM. When not found in an exam room, Kerry can be found outdoors camping or fishing with her husband and four children.

  • Dr.
    Derek Beduhn
    DVM
    Dr. Beduhn is a graduate of the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his clinical studies at Michigan State University. A member of the Canadian Forces until 2004, Dr. Beduhn, has worked in a companion animal setting since obtaining his DVM. He enjoys time with the family Miniature Poodle, Molly, and skiing, fishing and travelling with his fiance and two children.

  • Dr. Franca Deluco
    DVM
    Dr. Deluco joined us in the fall of 2016 and is a graduate of Guelph University. She is a passionate and skilled small animal veterinarian who has spent her 10 year career in Sault Ste Marie. When not in the the hospital, she can be found hiking with her husband and her dog.

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Occasional

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Feedback from our clients

  • "The staff is absolutely amazing! They are caring, compassionate and always willing to help! I drive 4 hours just to bring my pets here, they treat your pets as if they were their own, I don't trust anyone else!"
    Krystal MacDonald
  • "I've only been with black road vet for about 3 months and I'd have to say that all the staff is super wonderful. Very kind and caring. :)"
    Karlee Lynn Hubbard
  • "We have used their services for our pets since we moved back from southern Ontario. Knowledgeable of all breeds especially giant breeds such as my past and current Saint Bernards. Friendly techs and admin also."
    Sherri Baic
  • "We have used their services for our pets since we moved back from southern Ontario. Knowledgeable of all breeds especially giant breeds such as my past and current Saint Bernards. Friendly techs and admin also."
    Sherri Baic