Dr. Ayvaz-zadeh acts as the Hospital Director and attends to the daily business of running the animal hospital.
She graduated with a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tehran, Iran, in 1969 upon which she immediately received an internship in the Department of Small Animals at the West-Berlin University. In 1970 she was offered a scholarship and began her Ph.D. in Embryology at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.
Moving with her husband to Edmonton in 1974, Benetta partnered with him to establish the Millwoods Animal Clinic. Then in 1995, the more spacious Animal Medical Centre – of which she designed the floor plan!