Dr. Swainson earned her Bachelor’s of Science (Honours) in Wildlife Biology at the University of Guelph before completing her veterinary degree (Honours) at the Ontario Veterinary College (University of Guelph). Dr. Swainson first arrived at the Cheltenham Veterinary Centre in her final year of studies before joining the team full time following graduation.
Her family includes her husband Adam, Golden Retriever Lexie and her feline friends Lizzie and Violet. In her spare time, Dr. Swainson enjoys winter activities such as cross country skiing and snowboarding as well as gardening and riding on the Harley Davidson in the summer. Professionally, Dr. Swainson has an interest in small animal medicine and surgery.