Dr. Stan Gira

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Stan Gira

Dr. Gira was born in a small farming community. After receiving his diploma in Animal Husbandry and Agriculture, he decided to pursue his veterinary dream.  Six years later, he graduated with honours from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice, Slovakia.  Dr. Gira moved to Calgary in 2001 and spent a couple of years focusing on nutrition and the treatment of animal pain. In 2004, he accepted a position in Fort McMurray at one of the first practices in Alberta that utilized surgical and therapy lasers.  This has since become his area of passion and interest. 

In 2008 he returned to Calgary and opened his own practice, Sabadilla Animal Clinic.  This was a big move, but it meant more room to focus on all aspects of animal pain. Dr. Gira is a member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, the BC Veterinary Medical Association, and a former member of the International Veterinarian Academy of Pain Management.  As an active 'animal laser enthusiast', he has spent the past two years traveling across Canada, spending a significant amount of time involved in laser training. He currently lives in Southwest Calgary with his wife Anna and their four children.