Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.
I grew up on a hobby farm in Langley, BC, where we raised chickens, sheep, cows and a couple horses; I always enjoyed being around animals from an early age. I completed my veterinary assistant course shortly after high school at Granville Business College in 2011 and immediately started working in practice. In 2014, I moved to Edmonton and began working in a veterinary emergency facility there, which then grew my passion for emergency medicine.
I moved from Edmonton in August 2016 and joined KVC in September 2016. I joined KVC as it was one of the only clinics in town with extensive diagnostics such as ultrasound, dental x-ray and endoscopy. A special area of the veterinary industry that I am interested in is emergency medicine, nutrition and parasitology.
I love that every day is something different; No two days are the same. I love when you are able to surgically or nutritionally fix a problem a pet is having. My favourite thing about the clinic is the fact that it is completely acceptable to squish puppies and kittens on a daily basis.
In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, camping, hunting and spending time with my daughter and fiancé. I also plan to take the registered veterinary technician course in the future as I want to further my education in animal healthcare. I live with my two fur babies, Tikka, a rescue pup from Edmonton and Fisher, a spunky kitten that thinks he's a dog.
Kennel cough is a highly contagious upper respiratory infection, that can be caused by a variety of different viruses and bacteria. The kennel cough vaccine available is able to protect against one of the most common sources of kennel cough, but just like with our human influenza vaccine, it cannot cover every strain.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective July 14, 2020 one member of the pet's family will be allowed inside our clinic as long as a mask is worn while inside and physical distancing guidelines are followed. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.
1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. When the doctor is ready for your appointment, a staff member will come out and let you know.
We are happy to say that as of July 14th, we are now able to allow ONE member of your household to accompany your pet inside for their examination, as long as you bring a mask of your own to wear while inside the clinic.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.
4. OPERATING HOURS ARE BACK TO NORMAL
Monday to Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
We are no longer closed over the lunch hour.
Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!
- Your dedicated team at Kamloops Veterinary Clinic