Viking Veterinary Clinic is...

  • Passionate about the quality of care we deliver.
  • Sensitive to our clients’ concerns.
  • Committed to our community.
  • Gentle, compassionate care givers.


Dr. Pru Maxwell - Veterinarian
Pru is a 1991 WCVM grad who has practiced in Viking since graduation. Pru and her husband Kevin live and farm south of Viking as part of Maxwell Simmentals with their 2 sons and a daughter. Her main interests lie in beef and small animal practice.

Dr. Deborah Carroll - Veterinarian
Dr Deborah Carroll is a 1991 graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon. She has lived and worked in Strathcona County ever since. Recently, she was the recipient of the Mayor's award in Strathcona County; awarded in recognition of the years she has spent working, volunteering and donating to the local community. Deb enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, especially emergency care.

Dr. Lacey Fowler - Veterinarian
Lacey graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 2012. She grew up on a commercial cow/calf operation near Innisfree, AB. She enjoys all aspects of mixed animal practice. Outside of work, she continues to help out at the family farm and enjoys horseback riding and spending time with her Border collie "Fancy" and cat "Sampson".

Dr. Lauren Ricer - Veterinarian
Lauren graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph in 2015. She has been practicing as a mixed animal veterinarian since graduation and particularly likes large animal medicine. In her spare time, Lauren can be found riding horses, playing hockey, or spending time with her cat "Jasper".

Erin Chomik - AHT
Erin graduated in 2009 from the first online course offered out of Olds and was awarded the AHT of the year award. She really enjoys surgery/anesthesia, lab work, diagnostic imaging, dentistry, and emergency medicine. In her spare time she enjoys barrel racing, playing volleyball and training horses. She is also a 4-H club leader, has 3 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 horses.

Jenna McCarroll - AHT
Jenna graduated from Lakeland College in 2007. She grew up on a farm near Vermilion, AB and loves the variety of mixed animal practice. Jenna and her husband Clark live near Bruce and enjoy competing in rodeos in barrel racing and team roping. Jenna is a die hard Oilers fan and also enjoys playing hockey in the winter and hanging out with their Australian shepherd "Loop".

Cassie Smith - AHT
Cassie was born and raised on a purebred limousin farm west of Irma. Growing up she was active in all sports, and the Greenshields 4-H Beef Club in Wainwright. After finishing High School she went on to complete her Animal Health Technology diploma in Vermilion at Lakeland College, graduating with honours in 2013. She moved up to St. Paul and began working at the rural clinic, Bellis Veterinary Services. Being involved in the community she has been an assistant leader to the Bellis 4-H Beef Club for the past two years. Recently Cassie has moved back to the area and is excited to start a new journey at the Viking Veterinary Clinic.

Kristin Senger - AHT
Kristin was born and raised on a mixed farm a half hour outside of Saskatoon. Kristin knew at a young age that she wanted to pursue a career with animals. In 2015, Kristin graduated from the Vet Tech program at Lakeland College. She started her career at West Wind Vet Hospital and has now been with us almost a year.

Debbie O'Toole-Balaban - Front Reception
Debbie joined the Viking Vet Clinic in December 2015. She loves working as a receptionist and is excited by the many different challenges faced daily. Debbie raised her family in Viking and has lived here for 15 years. She is an avid sports fan, reader, crafter, gardener and is a member of the Viking Ag Society. Debbie was married in the summer of 2016 and states the second time around is much better.

Sara Ploc
Sara has worked at the Viking Veterinary Clinic since 1987. She is originally from Viking and is happy to be serving the community. Sara and her husband Rick and 2 girls live on a farm south of Viking. Outside of work, Sara volunteers her time with many organizations, and is usually found at the rink in the winter and camping in the summer.