Veterinarian, BSc, DVM, MSc
Education: Ontario Veterinary College
Dr. Ron Mergl graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1985. In 1989, after gaining experience in several small animal hospitals and emergency clinics he acquired the Niagara Falls Animal Medical Centre. Dr. Mergl has a special interest in diagnostic medicine and surgery and attends numerous conferences and seminars. Dr. Mergl recently completed a Masters of Science degree studying zoonotic diseases (those diseases that are infectious from animals to humans). The health of the family pet has a great impact on the physical and emotional well-being of the entire family. Dr Ron believes in giving back to the community and is a supporter of the Niagara Falls Humane Society, the Rotary Club of Niagara Falls and the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls. Internationally, Dr Ron chairs the Rotary Human Rabies Prevention Project in Uganda sponsored by Veterinarians Without Borders Canada, Veterinarians Without Borders Uganda and the Rotary Club of Niagara Falls. In January 2015, Dr Ron was recognized by the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association with the Award of Merit. This award is presented to a veterinarian for outstanding veterinary service to both the local and global community. Dr Ron is married with 3 boys, 1 dog, 3 cats, and a horse named Billy.