Dr. J Patel



Dr. Patel has obtained Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with distinction in 1995. Since then he has held different positions to ensure our four legged family members in their best of the health & comfort.


Dr. Patel is highly passionate to serve the community who has always fostered a strong bond of companionship with our truly affectionate fur babies. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery, but has special interest in small animal internal medicine, emergency medicine, wellness care and nutrition. He strongly believes to be a man of value not just be a man of success.


When away from work, Dr. Patel loves to spend time with family, singing & meditating.

Gabrielle Leiher

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Gabrielle Leiher graduated from the Seneca College Veterinary Assistant program.  She continues her passion for Biology and Animals through her work at the clinic.

Before her start at the clinic Gabrielle worked as a dog walker and pet sitter in the local community for four years.  She also was a regular participant in art showings in local galleries across York Region.

In her spare time Gabrielle enjoys painting and spending time with her own animals at home and outside on hiking trails around the town.

Sharu Raji

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist


Sharu graduated from the Veterinary University in Sri Lanka in 2005 with a Bachelor degree. She grew up in a family with farm and companion animals around all times. From very young age, she realised her keen interest to work with animals & pursue a career to help them stay healthy and heal from sufferings.


Sharu is currently a student member of Canadian Veterinary Medical Association & is in the process of gaining more experiences & knowledge to prepare for her board exam.


In her free time, Sharu enjoys cooking, gardening, listen music and spending time with her family.

Alex Rowe

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist


Alex graduated from the veterinary assisting program at Seneca College in 2017. At college, she was a member of the Adoption Club & assisted with children's reading program on campus.

While living in a small farming community, she cared for variety of animals, big & small. She also has an interest working with reptiles, amphibians & pocket pets.


Her hobbies include cooking, reading, painting, working on DIY projects, listening to music & spending time with her family.

About Us:

At Aurora North Pet Clinic, our team is dedicated to provide the best veterinary care possible to your fur babies. We understand the special role your pet plays in your family as well as your concerns about their health & comfort. We believe in partnering with you to help make the best possible health care decisions for your pets. We take great pride in treating and caring each one of them as an individual with unique needs. Our team is made up of a licensed veterinarian, receptionists, animal care technicians and veterinary assistants.



Welcome to Aurora North Pet Clinic, a full service veterinary hospital providing high quality veterinary care that supports our companions throughout their life from kitten and puppyhood through their senior years. We serve the pet population of the Aurora and nearby towns of Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Markham, Richmond Hill and King City.

We offer a fully equipped, clean, friendly & comfortable facility with pheromones treated spacious waiting & reception area,  separate dog & cat exam rooms, treatment room, pharmacy, laboratory, radiology suite, surgical suite,  large & small patient housing area. We welcome you to have a tour of our facility & meet with our team members. Bringing your furry family member with you is also a great way to get them used to all of the sights and smells of the clinic and help them stay comfortable during appointments.