DR. GREG BENOIT, DVM
Dr. Benoit graduated as valedictorian of his class, from St. Georges University, Grenada, in 2005. He grew up in the Lakeland region and comes from a veterinary and farming background complete with a love for animals. Greg spent significant time in his younger years playing hockey and showing jumping horses competitively.
In 2003, Dr. Benoit spent the summer in Wetaskawin, AB at the Bell Veterinary Services clinic where he developed an interest in equine reproduction; He then accepted an externship in 2004 and an internship from July 2005 – June 2006 at Moore & Co. in Calgary where he was responsible for all facets of equine medicine including minor surgeries, lameness exams, reproduction and medical workups. Following his internship Dr. Benoit worked at the Equine Medical Centre in North Chatham, New York, where he continued specializing in equine medicine and reproduction.
Dr. Benoit worked with Dr. Bill Prybysh at the Bonnyville Veterinary Clinic in 2007. In March of 2008, Dr. Benoit purchased the Bonnyville Veterinary Clinic where he continues to offer small and large animal services to the Lakeland area.
Dr. Benoit also worked with his father and brother at Centre Animal Hospital, in Cold Lake, where he was responsible for all facets of small animal medicine including minor and major surgeries, medical workups and routine examinations. In 2014, Dr. Benoit purchased Centre Animal Hospital and took over full management in 2016.
In February 2009, Greg married his long-time friend, Allison Reid, who is also a partner in the business. They have 3 children together, Norah born in February 2010, Owen born in July 2011 and Easton, a Mother’s Day gift, born in May 2013. They also have a 3 legged Collie mix named Baita, a Chocolate Lab named Loka, and have recently added a Boston Terrier named Belle.