Our Doctors


Dr. Deb Kalyn

Veterinarian at Prince George Veterinary Hospital

Deb was raised in Prince George, graduating from Duchess Park Secondary School. She then moved to Saskatoon to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988, moved back home and started to work at the Prince George Veterinary Hospital. She became one of the partners in 2000, then sole owner in 2012.

Deb is married and also lives with two dogs, Spinnaker, an SPCA special of questionable parentage (mom was a Border Collie) and Tilly Hat (a Tibetan Spaniel).

When not at work Deb enjoys sailing, scuba diving, travelling, walking the dogs, wine making and gardening.


Dr. Terrence Barbonis:

Terrence came to Prince George from The Netherlands on the last day of 2010. After graduating from Utrecht University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006 he worked in an Australian companion animal clinic for a while before returning to The Netherlands, where he worked in a number of companion animal clinics. His area of interest is internal medicine.

He is living in Prince George and is happy to be in a city where there is a lot of space and that offers a good variety of outdoor recreational activities. Terrence lives with his wife, Fern and their two cats, Linus and Sabrina.

When not working he loves to travel, watch football (a.k.a. soccer) and play sports, such as mountain biking, football, tennis, squash and now hockey.



Dr. Sara Vanderkraan:

Dr. Sara joined our team in 2012. She worked here as a ward attendant and veterinary student in the past. Upon graduation from veterinary college Dr. Sara worked in a mixed animal practice in Alberta before moving back to B.C. We are very happy to have her back in our family.

She lives with her Great Dane, Indy and her precocious feline, Edward.


Dr. Ben Bauman:

Dr. Bauman was born and raised in Prince George where he attended Duchess Park Secondary. After graduation he moved to Victoria, B.C. where he received a Cell and Molecular Biology Degree from the University of Victoria. He then moved to Saskatoon to pursue his passion and completed the DVM program at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon completion of the veterinary program he has practiced companion animal medicine in Edmonton, Alberta while his partner completed her French immersion teaching degree. With their professional programs in hand, they have chosen to return to Prince George and raise their family. Dr. Bauman is excited to continue developing his career in companion animal medicine and looks forward to providing comprehensive, honest and compassionate care to his clients and their four legged companions for many years while growing firm roots in his hometown.

Dr. Bauman and his wife are enjoying raising their daughter and son. Currently their pet family consists of two dogs Adele (Chocolate Labrador) and Bobby (Boston Terrier) with their domestic shorthair cat Edie. When not practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Bauman enjoys spending his time outdoors hiking, mountain biking, fishing and hunting.


Dr. Denise Kleywegt:

Denise grew up on Vancouver Island and first came to Prince George to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at UNBC. She then attended the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon and graduated in 2015 and has now returned to Prince George to realize her lifelong goal of practicing veterinary medicine.

Denise was recently adopted by a feisty kitten named Gabriel. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include art, writing, travel, outdoor adventures and recreational sports.

Office Hours

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Doctor Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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