Robert Burns DVM is the Medical Director and owner of Darlington Veterinary Hospital. Since assuming leadership of Darlington Veterinary Hospital in 1989, Dr. Burns has consistently strived to advance the quality and scope of the services the hospital is able to offer. He is committed to providing state-of-the-art, compassionate, and individualized care to every patient, and to ensuring that all pet owners have the personal attention they need to be able to make informed, educated decisions regarding their pets’ health.
Because of his compassion for the profession, he dedicates a large amount of time studying and attending continuing education courses to improve his ever-expanding knowledge of the medical and surgical care of dogs and cats. He has a particular interest in abdominal ultrasound, echocardiography, emergency medicine and surgery, as well as ophthalmology, cardiology, dentistry and orthopedic surgery.
After over 25 years of offering veterinary service in Woodbridge, he is actively looking forward to the future and has completely renovated the facilities and has acquired absolute state-of-the-art medical and surgical equipment to continue to offer the latest in excellent service.
Dr Burns is also very proud of the excellent team of associates and staff that have been chosen because of their utmost commitment to furthering the health and welfare of dogs and cats. It is easily recognizable that his staff look upon their role at Darlington as a vocation and are happy to be part of this great clinic.
Dr. Burns is married to Rhonda with whom he has 6 children who share his love for animals. They have five cats, Lynx, Sunny, Misty, Kik and Tiggy as well as five dogs, Wolf, Coyote, Gaia, Kenshin and Okie.
University of Toronto 1981-1984
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College 1984-1989