Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-12:00 pm | 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Dr. Andrew Acton
Dr. Andrew Acton graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992 and has been practicing at Deep South Animal Clinic ever since. He became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Beef Cattle Practice in 2008.
Andy grew up on a farm in Lemberg, SK with his parents and two siblings. After finishing high school, he moved to Saskatoon where he attended university before moving to Ogema. He and his wife, Yvonne have two kids, Kelsey and Corin, and operate a herd of commercial Simmental and Angus cows.
Dr. Jasmine Paulson
Dr. Jasmine Paulson joined the Deep South Animal Clinic team in May 2019. Jasmine grew up in Hodgeville, SK on her parent’s backgrounding feedlot/grain farm. After high school Jasmine took her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a Major in Animal Science before starting at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.
Throughout school Jasmine worked at the U of S Sheep Unit and Dairy Barn. In her spare time Jasmine enjoys photography, various crafts, curling, and helping out on the family farm. Jasmine keeps busy working with her horse Mike and keeping her cat Delilah out of mischief.
Dr. Nicole Becker
Dr. Nicole Becker joined the Deep South Animal Clinic team in July, 2020. She grew up on a beef and grain farm in Whitemouth, Manitoba where her parents breed purebred Charolais and Angus Cattle.
Before attending vet school at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Nicole studied Animal Science at the University of Manitoba.
She spent her summers working in different mixed animal practices in Manitoba and Germany, as well as volunteering for Global Vets in Thailand. In her spare time Nicole enjoys amateur beekeeping, riding her horse, Leila, and spending time back home on the farm.
Krysten Gravelle has been a member of the Deep South Animal Clinic team since 2011. She grew up in Langbank, SK on the family farm before moving to Vermillion. She graduated from Lakeland College in 2008, and then worked in Moosomin at the veterinary clinic there for three years.
She moved to Bengough in 2011, where she lives with her husband Paul, two kids, Rylan and Mesa. They currently have a commercial cow/calf operation of 175 head, and spend most of their days in the saddle or on the quad working cattle.
Kaylee Duncan (Student)
In February 2019 Kaylee Duncan started at the clinic as a veterinary technician student, and she is currently working towards her Veterinary Technician certification. Kaylee grew up in Abbey, SK with her parents and sister. After graduating high school, Kaylee attended Lakeland College in Vermilion where she received her Diploma in Animal Science.
Kaylee participated in the 4-H program for many years showing cattle, and when she wasn’t doing that in the winter, she was curling. Kaylee is still active in the cattle industry, showing and judging where she can.
Crissy Webb has been with Deep South Animal Clinic since 2010. She started out full-time as our receptionist, but has since shifted into a part-time back office position.
Crissy grew up in Ceylon, SK on J5 Ranch, owned by her parents Geret and Debbie Jensen. In 2000, she married Kris, and has lived in the Ogema area with their two kids, Luke and Kate, ever since. Kris and Crissy operate a 250-head commercial cow/calf operation of mostly Charolais and Hereford influenced cattle.
In what little spare time she has, you can find her hauling her kids around to various 4-H and junior cattle shows. She enjoys spending time in the saddle checking pasture and riding with her family.
Heather Le Blanc comes to us from Williams Lake, BC, and has been with Deep South Animal Clinic since April 2016. She started as a general assistant and now primarily takes care of our front office.
Heather grew up in central BC, and at a young age took to showing and working with cattle. She worked on a few different commercial and purebred cattle operations in BC before coming to Saskatchewan. She has stayed very active in the 4-H program, and is currently the beef leader of the local 4-H club.
Heather spends her free time with a small cattle herd of her own, and her rambunctious Corgi named Macey. You will often see her at cattle shows across Canada and even the US, fitting and showing cattle throughout the year.