805 O’Connor Drive
Toronto, ON, M4B 2S7
P. 416-757-3569
E. [email protected]
Emergency? Call 416-247-VETS

Office hours
Monday: 9 am – 6 pm
Tuesday: 9 am – 6 pm
Wednesday: 9 am – 6 pm
Thursday: 9 am – 6 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

The clinic is closed on Ontario’s
statutory holidays.

Please click here for information regarding our clinic and COVID-19.

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Our Team

Our Team
The pride with which we have in our clinic can be seen in the longevity and consistency of our team members through the years. Our goal is to work as a team, complementing each others’ talents to treat you and your pet with respect and compassion, and keep your pet in optimal health.


Our Veterinarians share a common goal: to provide the highest quality comprehensive medical care to our patients. A visit with one of our vets is backed by the support and knowledge of all.

Dr. Paul McCutcheon

Dr. Paul McCutcheon

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DVM (retired)
Ontario Veterinary College, 1962

“Our ultimate goal is to motivate the physician within our patients.”

Dr. McCutcheon is a member of:

  • American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
  • College of Veterinarians of Ontario
  • Ontario Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. McCutcheon, our Director, founded the East York Animal Clinic in 1962, after completing his DVM at the Ontario Veterinary College, and retired as a practicing vet in 2019. He has a long history of media involvement including radio, television and print. He has served his profession in various capacities including the President of the Toronto Academy of Veterinary Medicine and the Director of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. In 1979, Dr. McCutcheon was honoured as the Veterinarian of the Year. He is a co-author of The New Holistic Way. Dr. McCutcheon enjoys gardening, media activity, service work with his Rotary club, and being with his family which includes his wife Jean, their 5 children, 10 grandchildren, and cats, Riley, Teddy, and Holly.

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Dr. Cindy Kneebone

Dr. Cindy Kneebone

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DVM
Ontario Veterinary College, 1981

Diploma in Homeopathy, D.Vet. Hom
British Institute of Homeopathy, 1997

Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine, TCM V.P.
Huang Di College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1998

Diploma in Veterinary Acupuncture, D.V.A.
Michener Institute, 2000

“We live in a disease society not a wellness society. Prevention is better than waiting for an illness and then trying to treat the illness because pathology doesn’t exist. Pathology is adaptive physiology, a response in the body to an immune system disorder.”

Dr. Kneebone is a member of:

  • American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
  • College of Veterinarians of Ontario
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ozonotherapy

Dr. Kneebone has been with East York Animal Clinic since 1998. She focuses on natural medicine, Chinese medicine, acupuncture and general surgery. Dr. Kneebone attends seminars and conferences as part of her ongoing pursuit of natural medicine. Dr. Kneebone has a busy household with her cats, Sunny and Bobo, Boston Terrier, Hobbs, and toy poodle, Ginger. Dr. Kneebone enjoys cycling, stargazing, swimming, quiet country life, and farming.

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From bloodwork to x-rays. Ears to anal glands. There is no task our veterinary technicians will shy away from.



Graduate of St. Clair College, 1989

Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT
Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians, 1991

Anne, our RVT (Registered Veterinary Technician) and Assistant Manager, has been with East York Animal Clinic for 22 years.

Her furry friend Elliott (3-legged cat) provides her with lots of entertainment and love.

She loves to do anything outdoors: camping, hiking with friends, gardening, going for bicycle rides, and adventures on her motorcycle.

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Chris, our Office Manager and Veterinary Technician, has been with East York Animal Clinic for over 35 years! Chris loves her job and enjoys experiencing new challenges on a daily basis.

Teddy (cat), Niko (cat), Frodo (dog), and Thunder Gekky (gecko) provide Chris and her family with unconditional love and constant companionship.

Chris enjoys North Country cottaging, garage sale-ing, and spending time with her family.

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Bachelor of Science, BSc
University of Toronto, 2009

Veterinary Technician Diploma
Seneca College, 2012

Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT
Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians, 2012

Natalie is an RVT and has been with East York Animal Clinic for over 12 years. Natalie likes the day-to day variety and how there is always something to learn at the clinic.

Her dog Grady is a couch potato at home, but loves his zoomies at the dog park.

Natalie enjoys traveling, building custom furniture, yoga, and reading.

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Not to be overlooked, our receptionists are the backbone of our clinic. They keep everything running, from answering your questions on the phone to the the organization of our appointments.



Bachelor of Arts, BA
University of Toronto, 2013

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