About Us

Full Spectrum of Veterinary Care

Over 25 years experience

Boardwalk Animal Hospital is defined by compassionate, quality care and professional service. Our owners, Dr. Audrey Souccar and Dr. James Young, graduated in 1986 and opened the clinic in 1997. We treat your pets as members of our family. Boardwalk Animal Hospital works closely with Guildwood Village Animal Clinic, our sister clinic. We are committed to continuing education to take advantage of the latest in techniques and technology.

Dr. Audrey Souccar, DVM

Dr. Audrey Souccar graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1986. She began working in a referral clinic that specialized in ophthalmology, internal medicine, and surgery. Audrey opened her first practice, the Guildwood Village Animal Clinic, in 1988 in Scarborough and her second practice with her associate partner Dr. James Young, the Boardwalk Animal Hospital, in 1997 in the beaches more centrally located. She currently divides her time between both practices. Audrey has two daughters, a grandson, an Irish Wolfhound, Rowan, 3 cats, Mickey, Pesto, and Shadow, and 3 horses, Frank, Julio, and Sherif, and a gecko. Audrey enjoys horseback riding, running, and reading in her spare time.

Dr. James Young, DVM

James Young graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1990. He began practicing in Oshawa in a very busy small animal practice. In 1996 he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practice. Along with Dr. Audrey Souccar they opened the Boardwalk Animal Hospital in 1997. He has one daughter, and in his spare time he enjoys cycling.

Dr. Carolyn Woodward, DVM

Dr. Carolyn Woodward joined our practice in 2013, after graduating from the University of P.E.I.’s Atlantic Veterinary College in 1997. She had practiced in the United States for 4 years, before returning to Canada and joining the Guildwood Village Animal Clinic as an associate vet and became a Partner in September 2017. Dr. Woodward particularly enjoys behaviour issues, surgery, and diagnostics with the furry patients she treats. Dr. Woodward has a Wolfhound, Killian, and her cat Swish.

Angela, RVT

Angela is a Registered Veterinary Technician and a 1999 graduate of Seneca College. Previously, she received her B.Sc. degree from the University of Toronto. She has been working hard at the Boardwalk Animal Hospital since 1999. Her interests outside of work include aerobics, long walks and spending time with her family. Much of her home time includes caring for her finches, two guinea pigs, Hula and Caramel, and her Samoyed Polar.

Ashton, VT

Ashton is a Veterinary Technician and has an American Bulldog, Georgie, a cat Auburn, and her horse, Moo.

Darinka, VT

Darinka is a Licensed Veterinarian in Mexico, has a pug named Pepper, and a mix breed rescue, Atom.


Chantal is working as a Vet Assistant and receptionist at Boardwalk. She owns two cats, Sancho and Sergio. 


Charlotte is working as a Vet Assistant and receptionist at Boardwalk. She currently doesn’t have any animals but bands wild birds.


Diana has been working as a Vet Assistant at Boardwalk since 2004. She was born and raised in Germany, where she worked as a registered nurse. She currently doesn’t have any animals, but adores all cats and dogs.


Erin is working as a Vet Assistant and receptionist at Boardwalk. She currently has a French Bulldog, Eevee.

Professional Affiliations

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association
Toronto Academy of Veterinary Medical Association
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario

Contact us.

2138 Queen St. E., Toronto, ON, M4E 1E3 | Main: 416-693-1615 | info@boardwalkvet.com