Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm

                                     Saturday 8am-12 noon

                                     By Appointment only. Please call for an appointment!



Learn More About Our Veterinary Hospital

Billings Bridge Animal Hospital has been providing exceptional veterinary care in south Ottawa for 30 years. Our hospital was founded in 1986 and has grown from a small, one-doctor practice in a strip mall to a busy four-doctor practice in a 2,100 square foot standalone building at the corner of Lamira Street and Rooneys Lane.

Our animal hospital has a long tradition of building lasting relationships with you and your pets. Our staff are knowledgeable, caring and always respectful. Our experienced vets will explain your options in a thorough manner and will never perform unnecessary tests or procedures. Contact us.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Douglas Hopwood, Veterinarian

Doug was born in Jamaica and raised on a farm. He grew up working with cattle, pigs, chickens, dogs and horses. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College (University of Guelph) in 2005. After spending 3 years in rural mixed-animal practice, Doug has been working at Billings Bridge Animal Hospital since 2008. He is a partner and the Managing Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys surgery and spends a lot of time doing dentistry. He is married to Dr. Mijanou Hopwood and they have two sons and two dogs. He loves spending time outdoors and watching his sons play sports.

Dr. Mijanou Hopwood, Veterinarian

Dr. Mijanou Hopwood (nee Lamoureux) was born and raised in Ottawa and attended St. Pius X High School. She grew up with Siamese and Oriental Shorthair cats, as well as a Terrier cross as pets. After completing 3 years of a Bachelor of Science degree at Carleton University, she attended the University of Guelph and graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2006.

She returned to Ottawa after graduating and worked in both emergency medicine and general practice. She has been working consistently at the Billings Bridge Animal Hospital since 2013 and really enjoys the lovely pets she has the good fortune to meet! Working part time while raising two boys keeps her very busy, but any free time she has is spent first and foremost with her husband, sons, and two dogs; Minnie, a cuddly Shih Tzu X and Brownie, a sweet Labradoodle. She also enjoys running, circuit training, and various forms of water sports and recreation. Indoors, she enjoys baking (and eating) bananas, as she can not get enough of the fabulous fruit!

Dr. Cody Hennessey, Veterinarian

Billings Bridge Animal Hospital welcomes our newest veterinarian.

Dr. Bonnie Chu, Veterinarian 

Dr. Bonnie Chu was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. After completing a Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto, she spent a few years doing research in Vancouver. Somewhere in between the beaches and the lab, she started volunteering at a cat clinic and rediscovered her childhood dream - to become a veterinarian. She left the mountains to study at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in prairie Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where she graduated in 2020. Bonnie is very excited to be back in her home province and loves the many hiking trails of Ottawa. As a kid who didn’t have pets growing up, she is quickly making up for lost time with a funny cat named Squid and a sweet dog named Beetle.

Aaron Inglis, Hospital Manager

Aaron Inglis is our Hospital Manager. With over fifteen years of experience in business management, Aaron is responsible for the day-to-day operations and staffing of the hospital. Aaron grew up in Northern Ontario, instilling in him a respect for nature and love of animals. He completed his Bachelor of Arts at The University of Western Ontario. At home, Aaron has a full house with his spouse and three dogs - Max (Corgi/Chihuahua Mix), Kingston and Oakley (Cavalier King Charles Spaniels).

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Billings Bridge Animal Hospital
1220 Rooneys Lane
Ottawa, ON

K1H 7Y7

Phone: 613-737-5007

Fax: 613-737-7544

Email: info@bbah.ca



Monday - Friday 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Saturday 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM


In event of emergency after-hours, please contact:
Alta Vista Animal Hospital: 613-731-6851
OAESH: 613-745-0123 or Ottawa Veterinary Hospital: 613-725-1182

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Service Area

  Billings Bridge
  Alta Vista
  The Glebe
  Old Ottawa South
  Hunt Club and other areas


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