Meet Our Staff

  • Dr.
    Grant Nixon
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Nixon has been practicing compassionate veterinary medicine in Penticton for many years. He co-wrote a Canadian best-selling book called Better Food for Dogs. He is very busy outside of the clinic with four children and a furry child Josie (miniature Daschund). Dr Nixon currently enjoys kite boarding and water skiing whenever he can get away to the water.

  • Dr.
    David Kopp
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Kopp's greatest passion is his family. He and his wife Magnhild spend their time with children camping, hiking, travelling, renovating, and socializing. Equally important members of the family are their dogs Chewbacca & Melissa. Dr. Kopp's life philosophy is to keep busy, to make a positive contribution and to continually strive for personal improvement. 'There is no greater joy than to help the companions with which we share our lives.

  • Dr.
    Daniel Robertson
    Veterinarian

    Dr Robertson grew up in the beautiful Okanagan so he is happy to be back living here.  He spends his free time with his wife and young daughter and just welcomed a new baby girl!! He stays active with hiking, mountain biking and kiteboarding. 

  • Dr.
    Jennifer Kenyon
    Veterinarian

    Jennifer grew up right here in the south Okanagan so she is excited to return to the Okanagan. She keeps busy with her family hiking, horse back riding, cross country skiing and making beautiful babies. Her fur family includes 2 dogs: Mud and Dex, and a cat named Twiggy.

    Jennifer is currently on maternity leave.

  • Samantha
    Manager, Registered Veterinary Technician

    Growing up on a farm surrounded by animals led to a passion for caring for animals. Samantha stays active with slo-pitch and wallyball, and busy spending time with friends and snuggling pets. She has 2 cats Farley and Karma, and 2 dogs Bella and Tia. She is a strong advocate for small breed dogs and nicknamed 'The Chihuahua Whisperer'.

  • Lindsey
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Just a small town girl, but not living a lonely world as Lindsey has always been surrounded by animals! Lindsey's current pets include her mini schnauzer Theodor, her bearded dragon Bernadette, and her boyfriend. On her off time you'll find Lindsey skating around the roller derby track, hiking up a mountain, or riding down one on a snowboard. 

  • Shelley
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Shelley has been working as an veterinary technician since 1995! Her first baby, a beautiful Doberman ‘Jean-Luc’ enjoyed many years competing in conformation, obedience, hiking, camping, travelling and he was even ring bearer at her wedding. Shelley is now the proud mamma of 2 beautiful girls (yes, humans), a 16 year old Border Terrier ‘Bean’, a loyal rescue dog ‘Biscuit’, a rescue cat ‘Thomas’ Magnum (rescue) and 2 rats named ‘Tattertot’ (rescue) and ‘Boo’.  She enjoys hiking with the dogs, traveling, gardening, crafting, and building with her daughters fun adventures for their rats. Her house and heart are full but beware, she may try to mother your pets as well.

  • Kim
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Kim has four fur-babies- three cats. Broly, Skwizgar and Sclounce; and a dog, Cole, who was her enrichment dog at school in Ontario. When not taking care of her little friends, she likes to let her hair down, literally, by going to concerts and festivals where she can let the animal inside her out! Kim is also a big gamer and can usually be found at her computer playing action-adventure to puzzles-while still rocking out of course! However, nothing beats a good ol' hike with Cole or some snuggle time with the cats. 

  • Telane
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Telane (a transplant from Saskatchewan) has two cats, Pounce and Bindi, that get to be beta testers for everything cat related! When not spoiling her kitties, Telane enjoys lounging on the beach, swimming, reading, volleyball, and spending time with her family. Her particular areas of interest include behaviour, environmental enrichment, nutrition, and lab work.

  • Heather
    Reception

    Heather has been working here since 1993! She loves to go walking and hiking with her two Scottish Deerhounds, Summer and Rayne. You can often spot her walking her 'big, grey, weird-looking dogs' around town.

  • Mandie
    Reception

    Mandie was raised in the Okanagan in a home with many animals and spent a lot of time outside with them. She enjoys walks at the beach and especially loves evening cuddles with her old man Teddy, and zany little lady Holly.

  • Naomi
    Veterinary Assistant

    Naomi moved to Penticton in 2004, with her 1 kitty, Tye. She’s been collecting pets ever since! Her heart is now owned by 4 senior cats and 3 magnificent mutts. On her days off, you will either find Naomi up a mountain with the dogs taking thousands of pictures, or having a blast at a Rally Obedience trial. Her dogs Bentley, Jaymie, and Hattie have numerous titles in several different dog sports including Rally Obedience, Agility, Scent Detection and Trick Training. She is constantly taking training classes with her dogs and admits she is a dog sport addict.

  • Anita
    Reception/ Veterinary Assistant

    Anita is an okanagan girl who loves all things the Okanagan has to offer. Sunshine, the beach, hiking, kayaking, camping, star gazing and howling at the moon with her bichon shihtzu named Ladybug. Anita joined the Lindsey Vet team in 2014 and when not at work, you can find Anita sharing her big heart by volunteering at a local charity shoppe for sick and needy animals.

  • Tianna
    Veterinary Assistant

    After Tianna graduated from her Veterinary Assistant program, she rescued a dog named Prada which influenced her to open her heart to animals who need a home as she now has two cats named Link and Cleo. In her free time she always has her headphones on, with a cat on her lap and playing the Legend of Zelda as she named her cat Link after the main character!  

  • Linda
    Bookkeeper

    Linda has been working at our hospital since 1997. She keeps busy with a passion for encaustic art, shoe shopping and spending time with her 5 grandchildren. 

Office Hours

Business Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Limited hours

By appointment

Sunday:

Closed

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