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Welcome to Sturgeon Animal Hospital



Image of a dog wearing a stethoscopeWe are a veterinary clinic in St. Albert, Alberta.

Whether you have a new kitten or puppy, or a longtime member of your family, we are here to help serve the St. Albert community and their pets.

If you live in St. Albert or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Rory Wiens is a board certified veterinarian in canine and feline practice, he also has a special interest in ophthalmology. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Sturgeon Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Rory Wiens has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. We are also one of the few small animal practices in Alberta at which board certified specialists perform general veterinary practice.Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our St. Albert veterinarian. 

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (780) 419-2800 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our St. Albert veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!

Veterinary referrals

Dr. Rory Wiens has a special interest in ophthalmology treatments.

If you're a veterinary professional and would like to refer a pet to Dr. Wiens for treatment, please click here.

At Sturgeon Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Rory Wiens
St. Albert Veterinarian | Sturgeon Animal Hospital | (780) 419-2800

#360, 665 St. Albert Trail
St. Albert, AB T8N 3L3



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Office Hours

Please also note that we are closed for all holidays and long weekends


8:30 am-5:30 pm


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8:30 am-5:30 pm


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Meet The Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Rory Wiens, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)

    Dr. Wiens completed 3 years of a Bachelor of Science in Genetics before being accepted into the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (Class of 2004). After graduating, he worked at a busy 24-hour emergency hospital in Calgary and then completed an internship in medicine and surgery.

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  • Dr. Jessica Miller, DVM

    Dr. Miller completed 3 years of Animal Science at the University of Saskatchewan before entry to WCVM, graduating in 2005. She then spent 11 years working at a busy multidoctor practice in Edmonton. From there she found herself at a rural practice which offered a better balance. Dr. Miller worked there for 2.5 years before getting the opportunity to join our team, this also allowed her to be closer to home.

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  • Dr. Joel Watts,

    Dr. Watts is our newest veterinarian! He graduation as honorary valedictorian in 2019 from Saskatchewan. After working with cattle, horses, and pigs, he finally found his passion in dog and cat medicine. He loves the challenges and client interactions of general practice.

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  • Amanda Babey, RVT
    Registered Veterinary Technician / Practice Manager

    Amanda grew up in Nova Scotia but moved to Alberta in 2004 to attend the Animal Health Technology program at NAIT. She graduated from the program in 2006 and has since worked with small animals in both clinic and shelter environments.

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  • Leah Kosinski, RVT
    Registered Veterinary Technician / Treatment Room Manager

    Leah grew up in Edmonton and stayed close to home for her post secondary education, graduating from the Animal Health Technology program at NAIT in 2002. 

    Leah joined our team in May 2012 and made quick connections with our patients and their families.  She continues to take keen interest in anesthesia and all aspects of medical/surgical nursing.

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  • Penny Isaak, RVT
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    After teaching for 11 years in the Sturgeon School division, Penny decided to change her career path. She graduated from the Animal Health Technology program at NAIT in 2014 and joined the team at Sturgeon in 2016.

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  • Randi Harnett,
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Randi first came to us as a practicum student and since graduated from the Animal Health Technology Program at NAIT. She officially joined the team in the fall of 2017. She has since developed an interest in dental prophylaxis and anesthesia.

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  • Cassie Killeen

    Cassie joined our team January of 2019. Coming to us with years of experience, quick wit and charm, making her a great asset to our team! 

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  • Adam Marchand,

    Adam grew up in Edmonton & graduated the Veterinary Medical Assistant program with a scholarship from the Alberta Association of Animal Health Technologists from NAIT in 2017.

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  • Katie Bornia,

    Katie is another new face to the clinic. She grew up in St. Albert and graduated from Olds College Veterinary Medical Receptionist program in 2018. 

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Since moving here from Ont. 4 years ago, I was concerned with finding veterinary care for my 2 senior dogs. Dr. Rory, Dr. Nancy and the team at Sturgeon have been amazing. Sensitive, kind, and compassionate. And I know my dog(s) receive the best care."
    Darlene R.
  • "Dr.Weins and the staff here are totally amazing. Dr.Weins was great with helping us figure out what was wrong with our girl's eye. He explained to us in great detain on how to help her cope with her new blindness and assured us she would adapt. He recommended some ideas and reading material. They sure care about the pets here.and I would highly recommend you see them."
    Leanne D.
  • "Love the team at the sturgeon animal hospital. Fair prices and they've taken great care our my dogs."
    Tim L.

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