Dr. Ken Vanderwekken was born in Lacombe, Alberta and, except for the years he attended veterinary college, has lived in that area his whole life. Dr. Vanderwekken graduated from Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. He achieved certification for Veterinary Acupuncture in 2006, Animal Chiropractic in 2009 and Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine in 2015. He is a member of several professional societies including the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association.
Today the majority of his practice centers on disease prevention and treating patients for a variety of ailments. Dr. Vanderwekken uses an integrative approach of conventional and alternative modalities including chiropractic, acupuncture, Chinese herbs and equine dentistry for diagnosis and treatment.
Marlene Vanderwekken was born in the Lacombe, Alberta area and except for the years that Ken attended veterinary college, has lived in that area her whole life. Marlene has successfully raised four children and now thoroughly enjoys her grandchildren. Marlene has been active in the veterinary industry as a receptionist and part owner with Ken since 2001. Her experience as a receptionist in a busy practice while married to a veterinarian gives her very unique skills as a receptionist and practice manager.
Today, her work centers on managing the practice, scheduling Ken’s days, and addressing clients on the phone and at the office. Clients are familiar with her friendly voice and cheerful attitude. Marlene is very familiar with veterinary procedures since most of them have been used on her animals.