Dr. Shawn Baskin graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland with his veterinary degree in 2004 following the completion of his BSc and MSc at McMaster University. He has enjoyed working at Beattie Pet Hospital since 2014 after working nearly a decade in the Finger Lakes region of New York where he met his wife. Shawn has special interests in surgery including cruciate ligament repair but he also enjoys the challenges associated with the great diversity of medical cases presented on a daily basis within the clinic. Dr. Baskin has adopted a multitude of animals over the years with a current clan of 2 cats, Little Man and Sweet Pea, and a Labrador retriever named Porky. Outside of work Shawn enjoys spending time with his family while enjoying outdoor activities and home renovations. He is excited to meet you along with your furry friends at your next visit to the hospital.