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Meet the Vets

Dr. Jim Berry

Dr. Berry was born in St. Catharines, Ontario. He has a Bachelor and Masters in Biology and Graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1990. He has special interests in Rehabilitation and Pain Control as well as Orthopedics.   Dr. Berry is a co-owner of Douglas Animal Hospital.  

Jim is a past-president of the New Brunswick Veterinary Medical Association, and Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, and is now the president-elect of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. He is also the Canadian representative to the World Small Animal Veterinary Association and the Pet Nutrition Alliance. Dr. Berry recently became a certified companion animal chiropractor, veterinary acupuncturist and canine rehabilitation therapist.

Jim lives at home in the country with his wife Tannis who is a research scientist in Forestry, and has a daughter named Zoe.  He is owned by his Boxer mix “Toula”,  a Vizsla named “Storm”, and a Dachshund named “Toby”. In his spare time he enjoys canoeing, cycling, skiing, and running.

Dr. Colleen Bray

Dr. Bray grew up in Brampton, Ontario.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo and then attended the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, graduating in 2002. Colleen practiced in Ontario and England before moving to Fredericton, which she now calls home.  She joined the team at Douglas Animal Hospital in 2009. Dr. Bray is a co-owner of Douglas Animal Hospital. 

Colleen is married and has 2 young daughters.  She is currently owned by “Scrumpy” a black and tan Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  Colleen loves all aspects of veterinary work, and has special interests in ultrasound, cytology, and internal medicine.  Dr. Bray also offers care for small companion mammals, such as rabbits and rodents. In her free time she enjoys musical theater, choral music, crochet, and traveling.

Dr. Nicole Jewett

Dr. Jewett is our bilingual veterinarian and is from a small farming community in southeastern New Brunswick. Being a veterinarian has always been Nicole’s dream. Her journey to accomplish this dream began at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, where she obtained her BSc Degree in Agriculture in 2001. It is there she learned the fundamentals of farming, animal husbandry, and agriculture.

She went on to graduate from the Atlantic Veterinary College in PEI in 2005. During her first 4 years as a veterinarian, she worked in a mixed animal practice treating cats, dogs, horses, cattle, sheep and goats as well as alpacas.

Since moving back to Fredericton in 2009, she has been working exclusively with dogs and cats. She likes all aspects of veterinary medicine but has an interest in internal medicine, dermatology and ultrasound.

Nicole and her husband Keanen have two daughters Isabelle & Addison as well as 2 Labrador Retrievers, Percy & Rosie. She spends her spare time on her small hobby farm, gardening and tending to her chickens.