Dr. Lewars, a 1986 honors graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) started in a mixed practice just north of Toronto. In 1990 Dr. Lewars and her family moved to the Manotick area in Ottawa where she became a partner of Manotick Veterinary Hospital.
The Lewars moved to Orangeville in 1996, but Dr. Lewars continued to commute to Manotick and also worked in several other veterinary practices in southern Ontario.
Her persuit for local a family veterinary practice spurred her on to open Westend Veterinary Hospital in August of 1999. She continued to be a managing partner of Manotick Veterinary Hospital until 2016 and an active member of local, provincial and federal Veterinary Associations.
Dr. Baarb, is an avid rider, her four legged extended family consists of Sweetie a northern rescue dog, and Hobbs a 3 legged cat from our local SPCA. Dr. Lewars and her husband Dave have two grown children son Matthew and his wife Carmen, now live in Calgary, and her daughter Morgan and son-in-law Cameron reside here in Ontario, and is a proud grandma to Clancy & Hazel and is expecting a new grand baby this year