This is our team of dedicated caregivers committed to excellence in small animal medicine. We are committed to providing individual and personal patient care and extensive, thorough client communication and support. Our goal is to provide exceptional diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pet’s complete health care needs.


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    Dr. Eric Buist


    Eric was born in Alberta and grew up on a small mixed dairy and beef farm. After attending…
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    Dr. Heather Fraser


    Heather was born in Kamloops and raised on a family farm in Barriere. After completing her…
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    Dr. Jitender Bhandal

    ACVS Boarded Surgeon

    We are thrilled to welcome Dr Jitender Bhandal to our team as a visiting surgeon. Dr…
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    Dr. Kathryn Welsman


    Kathryn graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College and has been a member of the…
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    Dr. Matt Nicol


    Matt graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland…
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    Dr. Norreen Carrigan


    Noreen grew up in Prince Rupert, BC. She first completed her Animal Health Technology…
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    Dr. Sam Nicol


    Sam graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine in Edinburgh Scotland in…

    Front Office Manager

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    Beccy is our Front Office Manager and has been a dedicated part of the Riverside team…


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    Cassia is one of the newest members to join the Riverside Team as of May 2015. She had…
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    Desiray graduated from the Business Administrative Course at Thompson Rivers University in…
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    Gill has been on the Riverside Team since January 2009. Gill enjoys spending time with…
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    Kathy took several Business Administrative courses through Williams Lake Thompson Rivers…

    Veterinary Technicians

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    Alyssa graduated from Thompson Rivers University ‎with her diploma in Animal Health…
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    Annierose grew up on a small Gulf Island with various barnyard and household creatures.…
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    Ashley H

    Ashley grew up in the lower mainland and moved to Kamloops two years ago to pursue a…
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    Crystal graduated from Thompson Rivers University from the Animal Health Technology…
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    Donna is part of the original Riverside Team! She loves working with all the great animals…
  • Jackie


    Jackie graduated with her diploma in Animal Health Technology at Thompson Rivers…
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    Jen graduated from Thompson Rivers University in 2010 with a diploma in Animal Health…
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    Kim C

    Kim graduated from Thompson Rivers University in 2013 with her diploma in animal health…
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    Kim M

    Kim graduated from Grande Prairie Regional College in Fairview , AB in 2011 and loves…

    Animal Care Assistant

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    Wendy attended the Bachelor of Science program at the University of British Columbia. She…