Office & Facilities

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Shannon Matthews, Practice Manager

Shannon joined DVS in July 2018 as Practice Manager and grew up in Spruce Grove, Alberta. She has a Bachelors of Commerce and looks after many aspects of the clinic, from Payroll to Human Resources and daily happenings at the practice. Shannon has had a passion for show jumping (both Hunters and Jumpers) since she was 7 years old and intends to not slow down! She has 2 horses: Antares, a retired Grand Prix horse and Oban, a 4 year old prospect, as well as Addy, a 3 year old French Bulldog that keeps her entertained!

Lauryn Hemmerling, Barn/Facilities Staff

Lauryn has been riding horses since she was seven, and working with horses since she was fourteen. She has previously worked in Ontario and Florida for two Olympic equestrians. Currently, Lauryn is working towards her BA at Athabasca University in Women and Gender Studies. She competes in eventing with her two horses, Bingley and Lizzie. In her free time she likes to cuddle with her cat, Stevie.

Laura Hynds, Barn/Facilities Staff

Bio coming soon!

Lynsay Atchison, Public Relations

Lynsay is the behind the scenes person for DVS. She works mainly off site on social media, the website, and assists in planning events when she is not teaching elementary full-time. Lynsay and her husband Mark have two daughters: Madison, and newborn Kennedy. They also enjoy their paint horses, making their own hay, and one day hope to have an arena to ride all year round!

Janessa Anderson, Reception

Janessa grew up west of Stony Plain for most of her life, dedicating herself to her high school studies, hoping to someday work in the vet field. To which she succeeded! After graduating from a veterinary office program at Norquest in 2020 she decided to work in small animal clinics before joining our DVS team in September 2022. Janessa came to our clinic with little to no experience in equine and has now found great interest in what it’s all about! She continues to learn more and more every day and is proud to be part of the Delaney team. In her free time Janessa enjoys adventuring to new places and hanging out with her two cat children, Izzy and Hope.

Emma Dybka, Office Assistant

I have owned horses since I was 5 yrs old, growing up in England I was introduced to my first pony, a New Forest named Chico ‘who dumped me in any forest at any time’! Then I graduated to a half Arab/Welsh cross and have been riding Arabians ever since. I love all breeds though! 

I have a Boxer, a Boston terrier/Pug cross and 2 Beautiful teenage girls. 

After a 30yr career as a Border Services Officer I am happy to give back in the Equine community by joining Delaney Veterinary Services. 

(780) 922-3647

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