Algonquin Animal Hospital

This Design-Build project for Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ottawa is a stand-alone, single story, 10,100ft² facility that houses the Veterinary Technician Program, which previously operated in temporary facilities both on- and off-campus.

The facility contains animal holding and treatment facilities, complete with a fully functioning surgery, dental care and grooming stations, classrooms, and faculty office spaces.

The facility can also house companion-animals, such as dogs, cats, and birds, as well as other, more exotic animals

Contract    Design-Build 

Contract    $3,294,000


Contract Start   January 2006

Completion    December 2006

Project Team

Gina Courtland
Project Manager

Bob Colton
Site Superintendent

Matiss Silins
Project Coordinator


Algonquin College
Udo Friesen (613) 727-4723


Cole & Associates
David Cole (613) 728-0008


Cleland Jardine Structural Engineers
Brian Johnson (613) 591-1533




Goodkey, Weedmark & Associates
(Mechanical) Richard Boivin
(Electrical) Richard Lefebvre
(613) 727-5111


Novatech Engineering
John Riddell (613) 254-9643