Dr. Nigel Gumley

Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine/Feline), Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist, Fear Free Certified Professional

Dr. Nigel Gumley graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1985, and has been practicing in Ottawa since 1990, both as a partner in a large specialty, emergency, and general practice, and more recently in a small specialty practice.

Dr. Gumley has served with both the Ontario Medical Veterinary Association on the Board of Directors and as President in 1996, and with the CVMA on the National Issues Committee, as Coordinator for Vaccine Protocols for companion animals, and more with both the CVMA and the AVMA on Prudent Use Guidelines for Antimicrobial Use in companion animals.

Dr. Gumley became a specialist with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Canine/Feline practice in 2001 and recertified in 2011, and received his Masters in Epidemiology from the University of London in 2004. He became certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist in 2009, and subsequently became certified as a Veterinary Pain Practitioner and a Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist.

Dr. Gumley currently takes referrals for mobility assessments, sports medicine, rehabilitation and pain management.

He participates in helping provide veterinary care to Northern aboriginal communities each year, and has served the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind for over 25 years. He was awarded Ontario Veterinary Medical Association’s Practitioner of the Year in 2009. Dr. Gumley has four children, one grandchild, a dog and a cat, and loves travel, sailing, photography and writing.

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