Dr. Steph Lovell

Neurologist and Neurosurgeon


Location: Toronto Animal Health Partners in North York, ON

Board Certification: Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)

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.


  • 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