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Dr. Susan McGillivray

Veterinarian

I grew up on a family cattle ranch in the Kamloops area, and have wanted to be a veterinarian all my life. I graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 1994 and after graduation completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery internship at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. I studied for an additional year in the Small Animal Internal Medicine residency program at the University of Colorado before returning to Canada. I moved back to Kamloops in 1997, and have been working part time as a small animal veterinarian primarily at Kamloops Veterinary Clinic, while raising three children. I have an interest in small animal medicine, preventative health, and senior care.

My family and I own and operate a century ranch with Angus cattle, and a small flock of Dorset sheep. We are involved in the local ranching and 4-H community, and when we are not at work, spend our days surrounded by animals, and with friends and family. I am often accompanied by my Border Collie, Gus, and when at home surrounded by our house cats, Tigger, Flash, Dixie and Ginger.

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What You Need to Know About Kennel Cough

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.

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Last updated: March 23, 2021

Dear Clients,

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

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