Dentistry Services

  • Standing Oral Extractions
  • Incisor Extractions for EORTH
  • MITB (Minimally invasive transbuccal) extractions of fractured teeth
  • Consultation/Management of dental malocclusions

Dr. Elfriede Rosskopf

Dr. Elfriede Rosskopf graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1981. After graduation she worked in a general equine practice for several years. She has focused her practice on providing equine veterinary dentistry services since 2002. Dentistry services range from routine preventative maintenance and corrections of dental abnormalities, to consulting and performing surgical extractions. She has been a horse owner and rider for 45 years and currently owns a Quarter Horse mare, and an Appaloosa gelding, enjoys trail riding and camping with the horses and competes in Extreme Cowboy obstacle course racing.

Dr. Ian Bishop

Dr. Ian Bishop is a 2009 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College and worked in food animal and mixed practices until 2018 when he sold his mixed animal practice to pursue a specialty in equine dentistry. That March, he began a residency program with Midwest Veterinary Dental Services in Wisconsin, and continues to pursue the multi-year process of becoming board certified under the American Veterinary Dental College. He operates Northern Equine Veterinary Services, an equine dentistry-only practice that offers services throughout Ontario. Dr. Bishop can perform can remove diseased teeth with simple oral extractions or minimally invasive surgical techniques. He can also provide treatments for periodontal disease and even root canals and restorations for some diseased teeth. Ian grew up in Prince Edward County where his father, Rick Bishop, operated Windstead Equestrian Centre - a training and coaching facility catering to A-Circuit jumpers. He lives in Kawartha Lakes with his wife, Vicki, and their two children, Callum and Aislinn.


Ontario Equine Hospital is also equipped to perform a repulsion under General Anesthesia if standing removal is no longer an option.