Dr. Murphy grew up in the beautiful Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia and was part of the first graduating class of the Atlantic Veterinary College in 1990. She moved to Southern Ontario after graduation and has been practicing in small animal medicine ever since. In 2003, Patti joined the Headon Forest Animal Hospital team and together with Dr. van Monsjou, bought the practice two years later. Patti is very committed to providing compassionate care for her patients and has a special interest in feline medicine and is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. When not working, Patti loves spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoys many activities including running and skiing. Patti also keeps busy snuggling with her kitty Monte, Schrodinger and Hughie and playing fetch with her handsome lab mix Patrick!