Meet Our SDEP Certified Sonographers

Kelly Reschny  

Kelly has been working in the animal health care setting for over 20 years. In 1997 she enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program at St. Claire College. She graduated in 1999 and wrote her registration exam that same year to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She has worked in small and mixed animal practices throughout her career. 

She joined the Focal Zone team in 2018 and is loving the mobile life! She is honing her ultrasonography skills daily and has achieved certification through SonoPath’s SDEP™ program (Sonographic Diagnostic Efficiency Protocol).  She is currently an SDEP™ Certified Instructor in abdominal and cardiac ultrasound. 

In her spare time she enjoys mountain biking with her husband and two sons with most evenings being spent at the hockey arena or football field with her boys.  Kelly also shares her household with Beans the dog, Fox the gecko, Pierre the ball python and Delilah and Ceciliah the budgies. 

Crystal Hill

Crystal graduated as a Registered Veterinary Technician from Seneca College with honors in 1993. She has worked within the field in small animal medicine and some shelter medicine for the last 29years.

She joined the Focal Zone Team in 2020 and has loved learning the new skills involving ultrasound and enjoys visiting all of the different veterinary clinics that she travels to daily. She is always working to improve her ultrasound skills and is currently certified through Sonopath’s SDEP program as an instructor for abdominal and cardiac ultrasound.

She enjoys her busy home life and tons of time outdoors with all of her kids and pets and garden, as well as hiking, biking and running. With two university children that come and go with their partners, her partner and his teenage twins, Laker and Sophie the dogs, Swiper the cat, Neil and Kathi the budgies and often her two grand bunnies, Arthur and Mabel, it’s a crazy but fun place to be!