Dr. Tahir Mahboob DVM, MSc

Dr. Tahir Mahboob graduated from Veterinary College in 1994 with distinction and continued his education to obtain his Masters Degree in Veterinary Microbiology in 1996.While doing his post graduation he had three research articles published in International Journals of Veterinary Medicine. He served as a Veterinary Officer with the Government of Pakistan and later managed his own practice for few years. Dr. Mahboob relocated to Canada and accredited and licensed from OVC, Guelph in 2005. He worked in multiple clinics in Greater Toronto Area in Canada and also worked in Florida USA. Soon after, in 2010 he along with Dr. Makkapati purchased Waterloo West Animal Hospital.

Dr. Mahboob enjoys working with animals. He is dedicated to modern veterinary medicine by keeping up to date with continued education. His special interests are in orthopedic procedures, exotic medicine and internal medicine. He holds certification in cruciate repair and patellar luxation.

Dr. Mahboob is married to Mrs. Shahzadi. They have two daughters Nabeeha and Kashaf, as well as a son, Aabis. He enjoys using his knowledge and over 14 years of experience to care for all the clients and patients that come to Waterloo West Animal Hospital.


Dr. Padmini Makkapati DVM

Dr. Makkapati accredited and licensed from OVC in 2005. Since then Dr. Makkapati worked in multiple clinics in Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas in Canada and also worked in Ohio, USA before she acquired Waterloo West Animal Hospital.

Dr. Makkapati is dedicated to her career by keeping herself up-to date in new technologies in veterinary medicine by attending symposiums and continuing education seminars. Her interests are in internal medicine, diagnostic imaging and dentistry. She insists that every patient should have a thorough work up before diagnosing with a medical condition, also she firmly believes in preventive care, year round parasite prevention etc. In her spare time she loves to read and browse internet for veterinary journals and spend time with her little daughters, she also enjoys cooking and shopping.




Melissa, Medical Office Receptionist

Kirstyn, Office Manager

Justin, Veterinary Technician

Cloe, Clinic Cat

Cloe is a 14 year old Birman, she became a resident of the clinic after her owner surrendered her. You can usually find Cloe having a nap in one of the waiting room chairs.