In the Community
Dr. Titcombe is involved in the local community volunteering with rescue organizations such as the Ottawa Humane Society and the Bytown Association for Rescued Kanines. She is president of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care and has been the director of the Pet Loss Support Group since 2000. Lianna also visits local schools and seniors residences to give presentations about pet care. She has contributed many articles about veterinary medicine to community newspapers such as the Manotick Messenger and Barrhaven Independent and authored an "Ask the Vet" column in the Ottawa Sun for several years. She enjoys running, especially with canine companions, and trained for the Ottawa marathon with her dog George. She has also competed in Canicross races with her canine friend Lacey and formed the Dog Day Run Club, a non-competitive group of dog loving runners.
B.A.R.K. is an all-breed “no kill” rescue organization that focuses on the rescue and rehabilitation of abused or abandoned dogs in the Ottawa area.
The International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care is dedicated to promoting knowledge about and developing guidelines for comfort-oriented care to companion animals as they approach the end of life.
The Ottawa Humane Society focuses on the humane treatment of all animals. It works to address the causes of animal suffering and to encourage people to take responsibility for their animal companions. It also provides care for animals that are neglected, abused, stray or homeless.
The Pet Loss Support Group of Ottawa Carleton is dedicated to providing comfort and support to people coping with or anticipating the death of a companion animal.