Antibiotic Access Resources for Beekeepers

New antibiotic regulations came into effect on December 1, 2018. These regulations change how beekeepers access antibiotics used to prevent American foulbrood (AFB) in their colonies. The following resources have been developed to help beekeepers in Ontario navigate these regulatory changes.

 

New Antibiotic Regulations: What Ontario Beekeepers Need to Know

Veterinarians must now prescribe all antibiotics used in livestock that are considered important to human medicine. Click here to access a summary of the four basic steps required for accessing antibiotics for AFB prevention by beekeepers in Ontario under this new legislation. 

 

Establishing a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR): A Guide for Ontario Beekeepers

The Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) describes the professional working relationship between a veterinarian, a client, and the patient. This must be established before a veterinarian can extend professional services to a client. This simple Guide is available to assist beekeepers in Ontario prepare for their initial disucssion with a veterinarian.

 

Below is a list of veterinarians who have completed TTP's Antimicrobial Management for Beekeeping Workshop.

Dr. Gregory Aitken
Peterborough Veterinary Services
720 The Kingsway, Peterborough, ON 
 
Dr. Rachel Busato
Port Perry Veterinary Services
1816 Scugog St, Port Perry, ON
905 982 1243  portperryvet@bellnet.ca
 
Dr. Beverley Bateman
Eglinton Veterinary Facilities
183 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON
416 487 1533, info@eglintonvet.com
 
Dr. Anthony Braithwaite
Essex County
60 Queen Street, Kingsville, ON
519 567 6676
 
Dr. Chris Buschbeck
Markdale Veterinary Services
Box 439   Markdale, ON
519 986 2800
 
Dr. Christine Coghlan
Preston Animal Clinic
1606 King St E, Cambridge, ON
519 653 7232
 
Dr. Connie Dahl
Dahl Mobile Veterinary Services
London
519 902 3687
OR
Thames Road Veterinary Clinic
74 Thames Rd W, South Huron, ON
 
Dr. Shane Durnin 
Biddulph Veterinary Clinic 
290 Main St, Lucan,  ON 
519 227 0001 
 
Dr. James Dykeman 
Miller Veterinary Service
Chatsworth, Ontario
519 794 2173   jdykeman@bmts.com
 
Dr. Shannon Finn
Milverton-Wellesley Veterinary Services 
93 Main St. N, Milverton, ON 
519 595 4911
 
Dr. Paul Hause
Tavistock Veterinarians
25 Hope St E, Tavistock, ON
519 655 2421   phause@tavivets.ca
 
Dr. Tamara Hofstede
Woodstock Veterinary Hospital
866 Nellis St, Woodstock, ON
519 421 0137
 
Dr. Kristen Janke
Forest Veterinary Clinic (as of April 22)
6378 Townsend Line, Forest, ON
519 786 2306
 
Dr. Alistair Ker
Thorold Veterinary Hospital
2-B Sullivan Avenue, Thorold, ON
905 227 7644
 
Dr. Paul Manesis
Allandale Veterinary Hospital
66 Caplan Ave, Barrie, ON
 
Dr. Claude Morris
Morris Veterinary Hospital
15 Commerce Road, Lindsay ON
705 878 8300
 
Dr. Julie Nielsen
Stittsville Small Animal Clinic
Stittsville, ON
613 914 8043
 
Dr. Paul O'Neill
Gananoque Vet Clinic 
613 382 3429
or 
Parkdale Animal Hospital in Brockville 
613 342 9833
 
Dr Maria Popa
Alta Vista Animal Hospital
Ottawa, ON
613 216 9624
 
Dr. Steve Scott 
Perth Veterinary Clinic 
Perth, ON
613 267 7373   perthvet@bellnet.ca
 
Dr. Liz Shiland
Shiland Equine Veterinary Services
5479 Erin Second Line, Acton ON
 
Dr. Anna Skorobohacz
Animal Hospital of Cambridge
621 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge ON
519 624 9760
 
Dr. Michael Sloss
Sunset Strip Vet Clinic
Owen Sound, Ontario
Bee-Vet.ca
 
Dr. Stephanie Horgan Smith
Goldenvale Veterinary Hospital
2866 Davis Drive, East Gwillimbury, ON
905 895 2278
 
Dr. Jeanne Vachon
Lafontaine Veterinary Clinic
2799 Chamberland St. Rockland, ON
613 446 0032
 
Dr. Elizabeth Vaughn 
Borderview Veterinary Hospital
Fort Erie, ON
905 871 4366
 
Dr. Kelly Wasylciw 
Village Animal Hospital 
108 Queen St., Lakefield, ON 
705 652 5267   vah@nexicom.net 
 
Dr. Jane Whale  
Mildmay Veterinary Clinic
Box 123, Mildmay, ON
 
Dr. Laura Whiting
Whiting Veterinary Services
Mobile serving Caledon and Surrounding area
416 575 8608   petvetlw@gmail.com
 
Dr. Katharine Wilkins
Campbellford Veterinary Services
176 Bridge Street West, Campbellford, ON
705 653 2750
 
Dr. Albert Wimmers
Limestone Valley Animal Hospital
6634 Guelph Line, Burlington ON
905 336 2445