About Us

Our Doctors and Staff: West Kootenay Animal has three doctors, 2 full-time staff members and 3 part-time staff members. Please see biographies of our staff under Our Team.

Our Patients: At West Kootenay Animal Hospital we treat companion animals including: dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits and pocket pets.

Our Facility: West Kootenay Animal Hospital was established in 1967 by Dr. Peter Morgenthaler. The original facility served the area for over three decades. In May of 1997 Drs. Rob and Elaine Klemmensen purchased West Kootenay Animal Hospital and quickly outgrew the original building. A new, modern Animal Hospital was constructed on the same property in the summer of 2007.

Location: West Kootenay Animal Hospital is Located at 8450 Green Gables Road off Highway 22A in Trail, B.C.

Driving Directions:

 

From Trail: Drive East on Highway 3 to the junction of Highway 3 and Highway 22A (Set of lights at Canadian Tire and Maglio Building Supplies). Turn right onto Highway 22A and continue south approximately 1 km. The Hospital is located on the left side of the highway and off Green Gables Road.

From Fruitvale: Head West towards Trail. Turn left at the intersection of Highway 3 and Highway 22A (Set of lights at Canadian Tire and Maglio Building Supplies). Continue south on Highway 22A approximately 1 km. The hospital is located on the left side of the highway and off Green Gables Road.

Hospital Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

After Hours Emergencies and Holidays: If you have an emergency outside of our regular office hours, please call our office and follow the directions given to reach a doctor on call. After hours call is shared with other local veterinarians to provide round the clock care for our community. Please be aware there is an emergency fee applied to all out of hours and emergency calls.