Dr. Ryan Llera

I am a 2006 graduate of the University of Illinois. I am originally from Miami, Florida and moved up to Canada because I married a Canadian! After graduation, I did an internship at the Hollywood Animal Hospital (a large 24-hour emergency/general practice) in Hollywood, FL and stayed on as an associate veterinarian for two additional years. These years, plus the following few, have prepared me for a large variety of cases, though my primary interests are in endocrinology (diabetes, thyroid disease, etc.), dentistry, and especially surgery. I have been in Kingston since 2011 where my wife, Dr. Jennifer Weeks-Llera (also a vet), and I bought our first home in 2012. We share our home with two wonderful dogs, two uniquely different cats, two horses and a rabbit, for a grand total of 27 legs (one of the kitties is a rescue who needed an amputation). In my spare time, I enjoy reading, learning history, listening to late 80's hair metal, gaming, working in my yard, and taekwondo where I am a 3rd Dan black belt. Outside of the clinic, I have a blog at and I guest write for the Ontario SPCA. I’ll see you soon, and if you want to keep up with what I am doing, please follow me on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!


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Siamese Cats

Siamese cats are one of the oldest breeds of domesticated cats in the world, they are one of the first recognized breeds of Asian cats, one of several varieties of cat’s native to China and brought to Thailand.  Siamese cats are one of the most popular breeds, especially in North America and Europe.

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