Our team of experienced specialists and trained imagers is growing! Our services are expanding as well, and we are continually looking for new opportunities to provide the best quality advanced imaging procedures and interpretation available for our veterinary patients. We provide mobile ultrasound, teleradiology and cardiology services to Saskatoon and Edmonton area veterinarians. Our partner, Kim Hawkes, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), of Pulse Veterinary Cardiology Services, provides echocardiography interpretations as well as cardiology consultations including ECG and thoracic radiographs. To register your clinic to use this service, click on "VETERINARIAN LOGIN" in the toolbar above and then click "Sign Up." We look forward to working with you and providing you and your clients fast, professional service.
Dr. Montgomery completed his undergraduate training at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, receiving bachelor’s of arts degrees in English and History. He pursued his dream of becoming a veterinarian and completed his prerequisites for veterinary school at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.
After receiving his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Dr. Montgomery moved to Maine where he worked in small animal private practice in the picturesque Camden/Rockport area. In addition to the demands of veterinary private practice, he pursued his professional interest in nuclear medicine and established a radioiodine treatment center for feline hyperthyroidism. He then returned to Prince Edward Island where he worked in private practice and served as an anatomy instructor to first year veterinary students. Dr. Montgomery completed a diagnostic imaging residency at North Carolina State University. Dr. Montgomery was an assistant professor of medical imaging at the University of Saskatchewan, Western College of Veterinary Medicine from 2011-2014.
Dr. Montgomery started PVDI to provide a much needed service to Saskatoon and Calgary area veterinarians and their patients. Dr. Montgomery is also working on a PhD in synchrotron imaging at the University of Saskatchewan.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, Dr. Hawkes grew up enjoying all that the prairies have to offer. Dr. Hawkes graduated with distinction from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in 2000.
After graduation, Dr. Hawkes spent four years in private general and emergency practice in Edmonton. She then went on to complete a small animal rotating surgical and medical internship at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Hawkes then completed a three-year cardiology residency at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph.
Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Hawkes achieved board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Cardiology subspecialty. Dr. Hawkes’ research has focused on advanced echocardiographic methods of assessing cardiac systolic function. Her areas of special interest include interventional catheterization, advanced echocardiographic assessment of cardiac function, myocardial disease, and cardiac rhythm management.
Dr. Hawkes founded Pulse Veterinary Cardiology Services in 2010 and has been providing cardiology support to practices in the region with Pulse both through her office at Guardian Veterinary Centre and by providing mobile consulting and cardiac imaging. Dr. Hawkes also looks forward to continuing research into assessment and management of cardiac diseases.
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