About Us


The St. Claude Veterinary Clinic was first established as a provincial veterinary services district clinic in 1975. On May 1 st 2004, Dr. Marc Philippot became the sixth proprietor of the clinic and over the years has continued to grow and expand the practice in size, services, and patients. Part of this expansion was acquiring Carman Veterinary Clinic and South Central Veterinary Clinic in the summer of 2013.

Together we are committed to providing quality veterinary medicine and surgery to our clientele. We strive to offer the best health care options for our client’s livestock and pets.


Dr. Marc Philippot, DVM

Dr. Marc Philippot was born and raised in St. Claude, Manitoba.  He graduated in 2001 from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  After working for three years in Oakbluff, Manitoba; Dr. Philippot returned to his hometown of St. Claude and took over the clinic on May 1, 2004.  In 2010, Dr. Philippot became a board member of the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), ending his term in 2014.  In 2012, Dr. Philippot became President of the MVMA; allowing him to meet and work with colleagues from across Canada.  While not working, Dr. Philippot enjoys reading, travelling, camping, fishing and quadding with his wife Kristie, two sons and two dogs.

Dr. Carly Prejet, DVM.

Dr. Prejet graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. She started working at South Central Vet Clinic after graduation, and the Carman Veterinary Clinic when it opened in 2004. She has a keen interest in feline medicine and is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. On the large animal side of things, Dr. Prejet enjoys swine medicine. In her free time, Dr. Prejet enjoys spending time on the farm with her husband and four young children. She also enjoys reading, hockey and gardening.

Dr. Naomi Mabon, DVM

Dr. Naomi Mabon graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.  Originally from Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba; Dr. Mabon grew up on a beef/grain operation, where her parents continue to farm to this day.  Dr. Mabon now lives on an acreage near Notre Dame along with her husband Don, and Alaskan malamute named Hudson.  Dr. Mabon enjoys both large and small animal medicine and surgery.

Dr. Kate Gardiner, DVM
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Dr. Christian Scott, DVM
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Kristie Philippot, RAHT

Kristie was born in Calgary and raised in Airdrie, Alberta.  She graduated in 1999 from the accredited Animal Health Technologist program at Lakeland College in Vermillion, Alberta.  Kristie moved to Manitoba in 2000 and worked as an AHT in both Oakbluff and Stonewall, before joining us full-time in 2007.  Kristie enjoys working with both small and large animals at the clinic and spending her free time painting ceramics, reading, travelling and camping with her family and dog named Kaiya.

Jenna Wood, RAHT

Jenna was raised on a beef/grain operation in Alberta.  She completed her Equine Massage Therapy course in 2001 and then graduated from the Animal Health Technologist program in 2007 at Lakeland College in Vermillion, Alberta.  Jenna enjoys working with both small and large animals at the clinic; but she is also kept busy helping her husband Mitch on their cow-calf operation in Oakville, Manitoba.  Jenna enjoys spending her free time with her two dogs, Kali and J.D., her cat Morden, and taking care of her several horses (Jenna is an avid Barrel Racer).

Sophie Rey, RAHT

Sophie is originally from St. Claude, Manitoba and graduated in 2012 from the accredited Animal Health Technologist program from Red River Community College in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Sophie started working here at the clinic as a student, and during that time she rescued a three-legged cat named Hobo.  During Sophie’s free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.

Mary Scheger, RAHT
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Pam Kozak, RAHT
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Dianne Henderson, Account Manager

Dianne has been employed at the St. Claude Veterinary Clinic for over 25 years.  She has enjoyed a multitude of different tasks, including vet and kennel assistant.  With the growth of the practice and staff over the years, Dianne currently manages many office duties.  Dianne and her husband Alan also operate a beef/grain farm in the Rathwell area.  Dianne enjoys gardening, camping and going for walks with Hunter, her black lab.

Susan Potter, Receptionist/Kennel Assistant

Sue is originally from Ontario, but has spent most of her married life in Alberta.  She currently lives in St. Francois-Xavier, Manitoba with her husband and two dogs, Blue and Sadie.  Sue began working at the clinic in 2009 and serves our clients as a receptionist and kennel assistant.  She enjoys spending her free time doing puzzles, watching movies, painting ceramics and camping.

Jennifer Labossiere, Office Manager
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Cassy Young, Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant
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Janette Dyck, Veterinary Assistant
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Leslie Rose, Office Manager
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Patrick Le Heiget, Kennel Assistant

Patrick attends the St. Claude School Complex as a high school student and works at the clinic on most Saturdays, as well during school breaks.  Patrick enjoys working with the staff and the public, and is always eager to help.  While not working at the clinic or doing homework; Patrick enjoys curling, playing broomball and hockey, singing and camping.