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Dr. Shawn Llewellyn
Having grown up in rural Nova Scotia, Dr. Shawn Llewellyn graduated with honours from Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture. He is a graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island where he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with distinction being on the Dean's list. As a result of Shawn's leadership in the promotion of animal welfare and well-being, he was the recipient of the Christofor Award for Animal Welfare, and most recently, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association's Humane Award.
In addition to practicing at Scottsdale Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Llewellyn takes on an active role as Board President of Paws for Hope Animal Foundation. He has been integral in the development and implementation of the Foundation's veterinary related programs and services that support the homeless and marginalized in our communities. As a member of the College of Veterinarians of B.C.'s Animal Welfare Committee, Shawn aids the team's work as a voice on animal welfare matters in the province and with its advisory role on bylaw and legislative changes.
In his spare time, Shawn enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, travelling, and reading. He lives in Vancouver with his two cats, Kyla and Casey, whom were adopted from local shelters during his time in university.