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Welcome to Morningstar Pet Hospital

Morningstar Pet Hospital is a full-service companion pet hospital servicing Whitby and the surrounding areas. Morningstar Mobile Veterinary Services was established in 2011 by Dr. Rafik Kodsy. In 2012 we opened the doors to our beautiful new facility located in the Thickson Mills Plaza in Whitby, ON. Dr. Kodsy provides thorough and compassionate care for your pet in the safety of our clinic or from the comfort of your home.

Our team has a strong focus in preventive medicine. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” At Morningstar Pet Hospital we embody this ideology, as we know firsthand that there is no better way to help your pet, and increase the longevity and quality of their life. We are dedicated to being your partner in your pets’ health care. We aim to help you make educated decisions about your pets’ wellbeing by acting as advocates for your furry family members throughout all life stages.

We encourage you to come in for a clinic tour so we can show you our updated facility. We have a fully equipped surgical suite to suit your pets’ needs. We are able to provide elective and emergency surgeries, dental prophylaxis, digital radiographs, behavioral consultations, in-house blood work and diagnostics, preventive care, nutritional counseling and much more. Our goal is to provide exemplary medical care in a clean and calm environment. Our skilled team has an emphasis in client education and is eager to answer any questions you may have regarding your pets’ care or about our services. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (905) 655-7722 or email info@morningstarveterinary.com.

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Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Kodsy

    Dr. Kodsy graduated from the Suez Canal University in 1993 and went on to own his own practice for 5 years. Dr. Kodsy has also worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 13 years. He moved to Canada in 2003 and graduated from the VSTEP program at the University of Guelph in 2007. Since then Dr. Kodsy has been practicing both regular and emergency veterinary medicine. Licensed through the CVO Dr. Kodsy is a member of both the Canadian and American Veterinary Medical Associations. He lives in Whitby with his wife, 2 sons, and his Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Jacob.
    Dr Kodsy has a special interest in surgery, skin problems , senior pet wellness and management, and internal medicine.

    In his spare time Dr Kodsy enjoys activities such as fishing and playing squash.

  • Casey
    RVT

    Casey is a Registered Veterinary Technician, who graduated with honors from Sheridan College in 2017. Ever since she was young she knew she wanted a career helping animals. She loves all things furry, feathery, and scaly, and has a passion for wildlife rehabilitation. She has a Pembroke Welsh Corgi named Toby who she enjoys taking on hikes and to dog parks. In her spare time she is an occasional volunteer with the Toronto Wildlife Centre and enjoys her Sunday's watching football and catching up on all the latest and greatest research in animal care.

  • Amanda
    Veterinary Assistant/ Receptionist

    Amanda graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program at Durham College in 2010. She always knew she wanted to work with animals from a young age. At home, she has two fur babies Maynard and Reznor that keep her busy. In her spare time she loves going to concerts, adventuring with friends and is always on the lookout for the next animal to befriend!

  • Lisa
    Veterinary Assistant

    Lisa graduated from Durham College in the Veterinary Assistant program in 2013. She has had a passion and love for animals since she was 3 years old, and would one day like to become a Veterinarian herself! Lisa has lots of pets at home to keep her busy when she is not working which include; an Australian Cattle Dog named Bandit, 2 Cats; Kali and Tigger, and 3 Bearded Dragons. Lisa always strives to make sure each and every pet receives unconditional love and care.

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Morningstar Pet Hospital

Monday:

8:00am

7:00pm

Tuesday:

8:00am

7:00pm

Wednesday:

8:00am

7:00pm

Thursday:

8:00am

7:00pm

Friday:

8:00am

7:00pm

Saturday:

9:00am

2:00pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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Testimonials

  • "One of our dogs has serious anxiety issues at the vet. We’ve been to about four different vets and Dr Kodzy is by far the best. Our dog’s anxiety is so bad that he’s never even received a full exam (he’s 7 years old). Dr Kodzy spent the first 20 minutes simply getting our dog comfortable. We finally managed to get a full exam AND all his vaccines without a peep from our dog. Honestly the best vet we’ve ever been to."
    Geoffrey F.
  • "Dr Kodsy and his staff are fantastic. They are excellent in taking great care of our pets and have wonderful follow up. They are not pushy, very knowledgeable and genuinely care for their well-being."
    Vanessa J.