West Coast Veterinary Dental Services opened its doors in September of 2009. Our hospital specializes in providing dentistry and maxillofacial surgery to dogs, cats and other companion animals. WCVDS is a referral specialty clinic that does require a referral from your veterinarian in order to set up an appointment. Our Board Certified Dental Specialists, with over 30 years of combined experience, work closely with your regular veterinarian to enhance the quality of care your pet receives. We take pride in our services and our compassion for your pets.
Dr. Loïc Legendre
Dr. Loïc Legendre has been providing veterinary dental care in the Lower Mainland since 1995. After practising as a small animal veterinarian, Dr. Legendre started to specialize. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and a specialist of the American Veterinary Dental College and of the European Veterinary Dental College. In addition to daily practice, he enjoys teaching at international conferences. His areas of interest are orthodontics, maxillofacial reconstructive surgery and cancer treatments.
Dr. Angie Bebel
Dr. Angelica (Angie) Bebel began her veterinary career as a Registered Animal Health Technician. After 6 years, Dr. Bebel made the decision to expand her veterinary knowledge and attended the Western College of Veterinary Medicine program, graduating with distinction in 2014. She joined the West Coast Veterinary Dental Services team in 2015 and became a Board certified specialist in 2018. Dr. Bebel is now only the fourth Dental and Oral Surgery specialist in British Columbia! When not at work Angie enjoys time with her two and four-legged family members.
Brenda graduated from the Thompson River University in 2005 as a Registered Animal Health Technician. Since then she has worked at Canada West Veterinary Specialists in multiple services including; Internal Medicine, Neurology, Emergency, the ICU and finally Dentistry with Dr. Legendre. Brenda moved with Dr. Legendre to WCVDS in September of 2009. Brenda has 4 animals and is a mother to two beautiful twin daughters.
Tamara started working in a feline specialty practice in 2004 and took her interest to the next level by becoming a licensed RVT (with honours!) by 2013. She has a special interest in cats, large and wild as well as small and domestic, and their welfare around the world. She is a "cat whisperer" and her low-stress handling skills have been a gift to all of our patients. When not at work Tamara likes to play hockey, snowboard, bike, and spend time outdoors. When not camping/travelling she can be found enjoying movies, often with her lovely red-headed kitty named Annie dictating what they’re to watch. Tamara also owns her own in-home house-call service business "The Cat Concierge" .
Bethany graduated from Granville Business College in 2004, where she completed the Veterinary Office Assistant Program. She then went to work at Canada West Veterinary Specialists in the Dentistry department with Dr. Legendre in January of 2007. Bethany enjoys pet sitting, travelling and spending time with her family.
Leanne graduated college with a degree in Veterinary Nursing from Ireland in 2014. In 2015 she made the big move from her small Irish country farm to the big city, Vancouver. Growing up on a farm meant she was surrounded by animals her entire life so it was only natural for her to get a career in the field. She has a special love for all things feline, also taking interests in pocket pets, rabbits, chinchillas, etc. In her spare time she enjoys pet sitting, hiking and enjoying the outdoors of British Columbia.
I started working at WCVDS in November of 2016 after working in retail for many years, I decided to go back to school. My love of animals especially dogs led me to enroll in a Veterinary Assistant and Office Program through Douglas College, graduating in August of 2016.1 have one amazing fiancee, two grown children, two dogs a Newfie mix Molly and a Springer Spaniel Diesel. In my spare time I love to go hiking and biking.