Champions of Pet Owner Happiness

Eric Coulson, BComm, CIP – Top Dog

Meet Eric Coulson, a lifelong pet lover with a passion for business development, mentoring, building strategic relationships and providing outrageous customer service.

Dr. Chip Coombs, BSc, DVM - Chief Veterinary Officer

Dr. Coombs has practised veterinary medicine since 1976, initially in the United Kingdom, then in Western Canada and, finally, in Toronto, where he owned a multi-veterinarian practice for 33 years.

Dr. Debbie Stoewen, DVM, MSW, RSW, PhD - CEO (Care & Empathy Officer)

As the Care & Empathy Officer, Dr. Debbie combines a sensitive understanding of the human-animal bond with a therapeutic approach to help people heal from the loss of a pet, believing that life's greatest challenges can be opportunities for personal growth.

Michael Vorbeck, Champion of Sales
Michael Vorbeck - Champion of Sales

Mike has been in the pet insurance industry since 2011 after he developed a passion for animal welfare while living in south Texas. After seeing animal neglect first hand, he started bringing stray animals home and finding them forever homes.

Kim Schroeder - Champion, Product and Business Management

Kim has had a long career with the pet health community, starting as an Animal Health Technologist in a veterinary practice. After moving into a Territory Manager role for a pet insurance company, her career took a new direction, learning about product management, claims management and systems management at a major Canadian pet health insurer.

Karolyne Trottier, AHT - Ambassador, Quebec & Ottawa Region

Karolyne has been in the animal health field for over 15 years. Bringing home strays as a child, it wasn’t long before she started volunteering her time at local shelters before pursuing a career as an Animal Health Technician...

Teresa Vyse - Ambassador, Western Ontario

Teresa has been dedicated to the animal health field for her entire career, and through this dedication has developed a strong relationship with the veterinary community.

Stefani Kingsbury - Ambassador, Eastern Ontario
Stefani Kingsbury - Ambassador, Eastern Ontario

Stefani grew up in a small town north of Toronto and her love for animals was noticed from an early age.

Michelle Jauniaux - Ambassador, Greater Toronto Area

Michelle began her career in insurance focusing on the less exciting sector of auto insurance. With her passion for the industry and all things pet related – Michelle began her journey in pet health insurance when Pets Plus Us opened in 2013.

Georgina Bradley - Ambassador, British Columbia
Georgina Bradley - Ambassador, British Columbia

Georgina’s love for animals has been life long and professionally started while still in school working as a veterinary assistant at the age of 14. After working in the veterinary field as a technician for over 15 years, in 1995 she began looking for a way to work with pets and their owners outside of a veterinary office.

Jamie McLellan - Ambassador, Atlantic Canada

Jamie’s soft spot for all creatures large and small was nurtured at an early age during his rural upbringing, working on his grandparent’s century hobby farm.

Liz Blake - Ambassador, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba & the Territories

Liz’s love for animals started right from birth and was nurtured by her animal loving parents who supported her large menagerie of pets while growing up...