Dr. Steph Lovell

Neurologist and Neurosurgeon


Dr. Lovell has a special interest in IVDD and acute spinal cord injury, syringohydromyelia, tumours affecting the nervous system, and neuroradiology. She is an avid runner and has two cats named Ralph and Cricket.

Board Certification: Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph ON (2013-2017)
  • Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Emergency Clinic, Toronto ON (2017-2018)
  • Speciality Internship in Neurology/Neurosurgery, Toronto Animal Health Partners (2018-2019)
  • Residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery, Texas A&M University (2019-2022)
  • Board-certified with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) (2022)

Recent Publications

  1. Lovell S, Simon B, Boudreau EC, Mankin J, Jeffery N. Randomized clinical trial comparing outcomes after fentanyl or ketamine-dexmedetomidine analgesia in thoracolumbar spinal surgery in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2022; 36( 5): 1742- 1751. doi:10.1111/jvim.16514