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Mariko

Assistant

Mariko has been working at Kamloops Vet Clinic since May 2018 as a technician assistant, Client Care Representative and kennel attendant. She has been working in the Veterinary Industry for 7 years. Helping pets have better quality lives and helping their owners give them the best care possible fills her metaphorical bucket. Working with animals has always been her purpose and she found her passion fulfilled when she stepped into veterinary medicine. Mariko is drawn to physical therapy and canine behaviour cases - assisting our patients have less stressful vet visits makes her day. Mariko adores the Kamloops Vet Clinic and how compassionate and caring the team is to clients, patients and each other.

Fun Fact: When she is not at the clinic (a rare occurrence), you can find her out on the farm with her two XL indoor dogs, adorable cat and three horses. On the even rarer days when she cannot be outside you will find her nose buried in a book.

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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 18, 2022

Dear Clients,

We are currently recommending masks be worn at all times in the clinic but they are not required for entry. We are allowing 2 members of the pet's family inside our exam rooms as long as a mask is worn while in the exam room, physical distancing guidelines are followed, hand sanitizer is used and you do not have COVID, cold or flu symptoms. 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
Sunday: Closed
*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