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Our Veterinary Team

Meet the friendly staff at Pets Health!

Dr Kathleen Leguin

Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Manager

Dr Kathleen Leguin or “Dr Kath”, graduated from Nantes National Veterinary School in 2009. After obtaining her DVM, she worked for a year as a locum vet in 2 different small animal clinics in France then relocated to the United Arab Emirates. Like many other expats, her plan was to work there ‘just’ 2 years and then go back to France… but 3 vet clinics later, here she is still working as a veterinary surgeon in Dubai.

She is passionate in soft tissue surgery, in small animal emergency and critical care medicine and she is undergoing a specialty in canine sport medicine and rehabilitation.

Besides her work, she is an avid ultra trail runner spending her free time exploring for hours the trails in the UAE.

Dr Lazar Mihajlovic

Veterinarian

Dr. Lazar Mihajlovic was born in Serbia and graduated from the university of Belgrade. He worked in his home country for 10 years where he gained a lot of experience in small animal practice. In 2016, he decided to move to Dubai. His area of expertise is internal medicine and his main areas of interest are dentistry and anesthesiology. And he is continuously learning as he believes that the veterinary profession is fast-changing.

He lives in Dubai with his family and enjoys swimming and diving in his free time.

Paul

Vet Nurse

Paul was a human nurse back in the Philippines. When he arrived in the UAE way back in 2012 he landed a job as a Veterinary nurse. He has a soft spot for dogs, hence, was stuck “furever” with 3 rescued chihuahuas! He has no plans on going back to being a human nurse as he found his “true calling” in the Veterinary field.

Kevin

Vet Nurse

Kevin graduated in Bachelor of Science Agriculture major in animal husbandry. He has been in Dubai since 2017. He started first at The City Vet Clinic as a nurse. His loves for animals give him the motivation to improve and develop his practice. Joining Pets Health Veterinary Clinic was another great opportunity to take good care of more animals.

David

Vet Nurse

David was working in kennel facility and Dog school as a handler and Basic Obedience Trainer since 2011. He then joined The City Vet Clinic and worked very hard, with passion, to become a Nurse Assistant. He also owned a healthy and bubbly dog named Hugo.

Lia

Receptionists

Lia has been working as a Receptionist since 2012 and moved from Abu Dhabi to Dubai. She believed that working in a Veterinary Clinic is a blessing in disguise plus ending up with 3 rescued chihuahuas on the side is a Winner!

Metchie

Receptionists

Metchie graduated from St. Clare College. She’s originally from the Philippines and came over to the UAE to pursue her dream. Her love and care for pets lead her to join the team of Pets Health Veterinary Clinic. Metchie and her family in the Philippines share their home with their best friend, a super cute Pomeranian name Masha.

Marcel

Receptionists

Marcel is working as a Receptionist in Pets Health Veterinary Clinic since it’s opening.

After working with some hospitality companies back in the Philippines, she wanted a change and moved to the UAE in 2016. She wanted to work and take care of animals in a positive way. Here’s a fun fact, when she was in her Mom’s tummy, she already had a dog named Bon Jovi, so she believes she was destined to work with animals. Working at PHVC has been incredibly rewarding experience and Marcel is grateful she was given the chance to join the team.

Jay

Groomer

“My job is my passion” that’s how to describe Jay! He is a professional groomer for over 14 years that loves animals and his job. He is always doing all in his power to offer the best care and grooming for your pet.

He also has some knowledge in Basic Obedience Training and Managing Pet Shop and Kennels.

Mel

Assistant Groomer

Growing up with pets (cats and dogs) in the Philippines, being an animal lover is in Mel’s nature. He came to Dubai in 2017 and wanted to work with animals. he believes that “If you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life”.

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