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Our Receptionists

Joan

Prince George Veterinary Hospital - Prince George, BC - Our receptionist Joan

Joan was born and raised on a farm near Dysart, Saskatchewan. Her first nine years of schooling were done in a one room schoolhouse, and the last three years of high school were in Lipton. Joan then moved on to Moosejaw to become a registered Psychiatric Nurse, then out into the community as a Psychiatric Social Service Worker before moving on to Prince George. She started as a receptionist at Prince George Veterinary Hospital in November 1973. Joan met and lived with her companion, Don, from 1974 until his passing in 2005.

Joan's interests since childhood have always been, foremost, cats, but she also has had two dogs over the years. She has always worked with the elderly or the mentally challenged. For relaxation she enjoys reading, needlework, summertime gardening and weeding, and in the wintertime, she (usually!) enjoys shoveling snow.


Lia

Receptionist at Prince George Veterinary Hospital

Lia has worked at PG Vet since 2012. She has six pets; a Boxer named Ellie, two Jack Russell mixes named Izzie and Abbie, a Chihuahua named Stella and two tabby cats, Bill and Chester. Lia spends her free time hiking with the dogs, camping, and volunteering for various animal rescue organizations.


Tammy

Sailaica grew up in Prince George and recently returned home after being away for several years living in Calgary, Sydney Australia and Kelowna. Sailaica is an Esthetician and makeup artist by trade but her love for animals brought her to the veterinary hospital. She has two orange and white kitties that were strays when she adopted them. She is an avid traveller, loves being creative, spending time outdoors and loves to cook!

Tammy was born and raised in Prince George, and graduated from Duchess Park Secondary School. She started working at the Prince George Veterinary Hospital in 2009. While not at work she enjoys spending time with her family camping, fishing, reading, and walking. Her furry family includes three cats, three dogs and two guinea pigs.


Brittani

Sailaica grew up in Prince George and recently returned home after being away for several years living in Calgary, Sydney Australia and Kelowna. Sailaica is an Esthetician and makeup artist by trade but her love for animals brought her to the veterinary hospital. She has two orange and white kitties that were strays when she adopted them. She is an avid traveller, loves being creative, spending time outdoors and loves to cook!

Brittani joined our team in July 2015. When not at work Brittani enjoys hiking, running and spending time with her dogs, Moo (Shih Tzu x Poodle) and Thor (Chihuahua). Brittani also loves to travel.


Caitlyn

Receptionist at Prince George Veterinary Hospital

Caitlyn grew up in Fort St. John and moved to Prince George to complete a Bachelor of Sciences at UNBC, majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. With this, she hopes to pursue a career in medicine as well as travel the world. During her spare time, Caitlyn enjoys riding her horse, Skinner, reading, drawing, adventuring and volunteering.


Maeghan

Receptionist at Prince George Veterinary Hospital

Maeghan joined our team July 2014. She has lived in Prince George her entire life, and has always had an interest in the DVM profession. Maeghan is currently enrolled in her fifth year of sciences at UNBC, majoring in Biology. She will apply to WCVM program and aspires to become a veterinarian.

She has many pets at home, including three dogs, a silky Terrier named Lola, and a Corgi/Jack Russell named Piper and an adorable Chihuahua named Bug. She also owns two horses including a Welsh Pony named Checo, and Rio a "spoiled rotten" Thoroughbred. Maeghan spends her days riding her horses, studying, fishing, and baking cookies!


Katrina - Pharmacy Technician

Receptionist at Prince George Veterinary Hospital

Katrina joined our team in May 2017. She was born and raised in Prince George; graduating from DP Todd. She then lived and worked in Europe for four and a half years while completing Midwifery training.

Katrina worked here in 2012 as a ward attendant prior to enrolling in the Animal Health Technology program; graduating in 2014 from the Grande Prairie Regional College - Fairview Campus. She worked as a Registered Veterinary Technologist in a mixed animal practice in Alberta for a few years before moving back to Prince George to change things up.

In her spare time she enjoys yoga, cooking, gardening, reading, travelling, photography, going to the lake, and spending time with her dog "Basko".


Courtney

receptionist at Prince George Veterinary Hospital

Courtney joined our team in May 2017. She grew up in Prince George. Courtney lives with her dog "Brinley" (the black & tan dog in the photo) and also spends time with Brinley's friend, "Doug" (the white dog). She also lives with a feline named "Moo"; Brinley's best friend. Courtney enjoys reading, writing and nature walks. In the future, she has plans to enrol in a veterinary technology program.

  • Sara Vanderkraan
    Veterinarian

    Being a veterinarian was always my dream.

  • Andrew Wiskin
    Veterinarian

    I have a keen interest in caring for pets.

  • Denise Kleywegt
    Veterinarian

    This is what I have always wanted to do.

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:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed