Cornwall Veterinary Clinic has been proud to serve Cornwall, Prince Edward Island and surrounding areas since it's opening in 1991 by Dr. David Sanderson. Since that time, the clinic has gained a reputation for developing loyal, longstanding relationships with it's clients based on exemplary patient care and excellence in customer service. The clinic has grown in recent years and is now owned and operated by
Dr. Sheila McIver.
Our team is committed to educating our clients on how to keep pets healthy year after year and have a strong focus on client communication so that owners can be actively involved in their animals health. Cornwall Veterinary Clinic stays on top of the latest advances in veterinarian technology and above all, treats each animal like one of their own in every check-up, procedure, or surgery.
Meet the Team
Dr. Sheila McIver
Dr. Sheila completed her Bachelor of Science degree at UPEI and graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2008. During these years she worked as a student at Cornwall Veterinary Clinic, then returned to PEI in 2015 to purchase the practice after having spent 7 years at a busy small animal practice in Edmonton. Dr. Sheila has an interest in dentistry and all things surgery, and believes that high quality preventative care contributes to long term quality of life for our pets. Sheila and her husband have two children, and a three-legged cat named Cole Pfieffer. In their spare time, the family enjoys being outdoors, skiing, hiking, camping, travel, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Andrea Studzinski
Dr. Andrea grew up in the Cornwall area and graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 1992. From there, she completed a one year small animal internship at Ontario Veterinary College, worked in Missassauga for two years, and then moved home with her husband to PEI. She began working at Cornwall Veterinary Clinic in 1996. Dr. Andrea has a son and daughter, 5 cats (Nero, Pudding, Blackberry and Katie inside and Tom the feral property protector outside!), and 3 horses (Buddy, Dan and Kohen). In her spare time, Dr. Andrea most enjoys long beach rides with her daughter, biking and growing orchids.
Dr. Marlene Densmore
Marlene hails from Fredericton, NB and is a UPEI alumni and 2010 AVC Grad who has been practicing on the island since graduation. She began with Cornwall Vet Clinic in 2021, and most enjoys cases involving medicine and ophthalmology and has recently been receiving extra training in ultrasound. Marlene lives with her husband, 3 children, dog Frankie and cat Doug, who all enjoy spending time together and in a variety of weekly sports and other activities.
Dr. Alanna MacKinnon
Dr. Alanna grew up in York, PEI and from a young age she knew she wanted to work with animals. She completed her Bachelor of Science with a major in Biochemistry at the University of New Brunswick before graduating from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2021. After graduation, she moved to Nova Scotia where she worked at a busy emergency hospital. Alanna is very excited to be back in her home province of Prince Edward Island practicing at the Cornwall Veterinary Clinic. In her spare time Alanna enjoys exploring beautiful PEI, practicing yoga, and spending time with family and friends.
Samantha MacFadyen, RVT
Samantha began working at Cornwall Vet Clinic in 2019 after completing her Registered Veterinary Technician Program at Oulten College in Moncton. Sam calls Ellerslie home, so loves being back on the island with her Westie named Piper. In her spare time, Sam enjoys painting, relaxing with a book and spending time with her family.
Kelly joined the Cornwall Vet Clinic team in 2019 after a career in Retail Sales. Kelly most enjoys meeting new people and pets at the clinic in her role as Receptionist. Kelly and her husband have a cat named Callie, and they enjoy spending time with family and on on their boat in summer time.
Emily joined our team as a Veterinary Assistant after having worked several years at a busy small animal clinic in Vancouver. Emily plans to attend veterinary school here on the island and moved all the way across the country with her fiancé and their multiple animal family. When not working or hanging out with these guys, Emily enjoys exploring nature and refurbishing furniture.
Sasha's hometown is Orillia, Ontario, and she worked at a veterinary clinic in Barrie befor emoving to PEI in the fall of 2020 in order to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Sasha has two family dogs, Charlie and Dora, at home in Ontario, and enjoys reading in her spare time
Alecia was raised in Oakville, Ontario and completed her Registered Veterinary Technician training at Northern College. After working for a few years in Mississauga, Alecia and her husband, as well as their dog Luna and cat Nala made the move to beautiful PEI. They have since adopted a second dog named Bella and enjoy spending time walking together at the beach with the pups and snuggling the cat on the couch!
Victoria is an island girl and has always had an interest in all things nature and outdoors, and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife. Victoria began as a receptionist at the clinic in the fall of 2021 and has been a perfect fit. Victoria and her husband have a dog named George and a cat named Monster, and like to spend their free time outside and enjoying their country property with family and friends.