Meet our newest team member, Stephanie


Labor Day Weekend Hours

We love labor day... the last long weekend of the summer.  We hope you have some fun plans for this long weekend. Drs Rob and Elaine are going backpacking, Dr. April will be participating in the Seven Summits Mountain bike and Poker Run and several team members will be camping and enjoying time with family and friends.  Don't worry, we are leaving you in good hands if you have a pet emergency. The Castlegar Veterinary Hospital will be on call for emergencies for our clients this weekend.

August long weekend hours

The August long weekend is rapidly approaching and the weather looks like it is going to be a great weekend!  We hope you can enjoy it with your family and friends!  West Kootenay Animal Hospital will be closed for the long weekend holiday from 5pm on Friday July 29, 2016 until 8:15 am Tuesday August 2, 2016.

Ramblings of a small town vet

Behind the exam room door: ramblings of a small town vet


Happy Canada Day

The clinic will be closed from 5pm on Thursday June 30, 2016 until 8:15 am on Monday July 4, 2016 for the Canada Day Holiday.

Stress Free Veterinary Visits


May Long Weekend Hours

The clinic will be closed at 5pm on Friday until 8:15 am on Tuesday May 24, 2016 for the Victoria Day Holiday.  In the event of an emergency please call 250-364-1910 and follow the directions given.  

The Elephant in the Room

I am going to let you in on a little secret, I live to eat.  Yes, I definitely fall into the camp, live to eat rather than eat to live.

Welcome Summer Students

We are very excited to welcome two summer interns at West Kootenay Animal Hospital this summer.  Joselyn Reyolds is from Rossland, BC.  She is currently attending Queens University and completing an undergraduate degree in Life Sciences with the hope of attending veterinary school in the future.  Weston Gobbett has just completed his third year at Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Weston grew up in Grand Forks, BC and is very excited to be part of our team this summer.

Easter Hours

The clinic will be closed at 5 pm on Thursday March 24 until 8 am Tuesday March 29, 2016. If you have a veterinary emergency over the Easter weekend, please call 250-364-1910 and follow the instructions given. Wishing all of our clients and their four legged family members a wonderful Easter weekend.