Our Team

Who We Are

Our mission is to provide personalized, friendly and compassionate care to our patients to ensure they stay healthy and happy.  We place great emphasis on preventive medicine, client communication and client education. We strive to answer all your questions about your pets healthcare needs. We understand and appreciate that your pet is a member of the family and deserves highly skilled, yet gentle, care of the same standard as human medicine.


All of our staff have special training and education to help provide the best care possible for your pets. We’ve dedicated ourselves to provide an clinic environment that leaves you and your pet feeling cared for and supported.

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Our Team

Dr. Tejinder Khaira, DVM

Dr. Khaira has been practicing veterinary medicine in Alberta for over 15 years. Throughout his career, he has continuously taken courses to improve his skills and to familiarize himself with the latest surgical developments, especially in the area of orthopedics.

Dr. Khaira has been performing Luxating Patellas and routine Cruciate Ligament Repair for quite some time now. Recently he has gotten Certified in Advanced Orthopedics for TPLO and TTA (advanced Cruciate Ligament Repairs) as well as fracture repairs.

When Dr. Khaira is not working can be found spending time with his family and exploring spirituality.

Dr. Dev Gun-putrao, DVM

Dr.Dev completed his formal veterinary education at the University of Liverpool, UK, in 2005.In 2006 Dr. Dev completed his training in Modern Western Veterinary Acupuncture and began using natural complimentary medicines and techniques in combination with prescription therapeutics. He enjoys performing soft tissue surgery and solving life’s more challenging medical cases, but his real passion is helping animals that are suffering day-to-day with chronic pain.Dr. Dev also enjoys working with rabbits, pocket-pets, chickens and ducks – he misses seeing pet rat patients here in AB. As a veterinarian, he has been on television and radio, written magazine columns and adjudicated dog shows. He lives with his wife, two sons, two rescue cats and two fish.


Registered Veterinary Technologist

Darrach was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec and she recently moved to Calgary, Alberta in January. A graduate of the Vanier College Animal Health program, she has worked as a Veterinary Technician since 2013. Outside of work Darrach loves to volunteer, play sports such as softball and hockey, traveling and being in nature

Paige Engleman

Tech Assistant

Paige was both born and raised in Calgary. She completed the VTOA (Veterinary Technologist Office Assistant) program at Robertson College in 2014 and promptly found herself working in the pet care industry. Before joining Barlow Trail Animal Hospital in spring 2019, Paige was caring for the dogs boarding at Chasin’ Tails. At home Paige has two cats (Xena and Loki) as well as a beagle named Marley. Paige likes to spend her days off watching TV and spending time with her fiance, Jesse. She also enjoys travelling to BC and hosting game nights.In the future, Paige hopes to go back to school to become a veterinary technologist.

Elison Bree


Bree was born and raised in Edmonton. After graduating from the University Of Alberta in 2013 and working in the oil and gas industry for 5 years, Bree decided to change things up and follow her passion in the animal care industry, gaining reception experience in both emergency and general practises. Bree is planning to eventually return to school to pursue veterinary medicine. She has a passion for reptiles and exotics. Her pets include a ball python named Fozzie, a bearded dragon named Rizzo and 2 red eye tree frogs named Bert & Ernie, plus her one "normal" pet, her kitten Dennis. In her spare time Bree enjoys playing basketball and soccer, going camping, hiking and snowboarding (or doing anything in the mountains in general), and doing volunteer work with Ronald McDonald House and multiple animal rescue agencies