Your family-owned Veterinary Clinic in Kelowna since 1969.
Call us at 250-764-4143
Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
Lakeshore Animal Clinic has been providing care to pets in the Okanagan Valley for almost 55 years. Dr. Steve Wilson purchased the clinic in 1999 and with 20+ years experience specializing in the health and care of your pets, you can count on the highest standards of medicine and professionalism for your four-legged family members.
Our mission statement is Caring for Pets and their People with Skill and Compassion. Everything Dr. Wilson and his team do is driven by these words. And with hundreds of 5-star online reviews, we stand by our reputation!
NEW CLIENTS are always welcome!
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Raelynn or Rae for short, has been a VA for 4 years. At 25 years old, she has lived and worked in almost every province in Canada, and recently moved back to Kelowna from Warman, SK. Rae can jump into any aspect of our clinic and you will find her helping in Reception, filling meds in the Pharmacy, assisting Dr. Wilson in the exam room as well as helping our Technicians with our patients. Her pleasant, bubbly personality always brings a smile to co-workers and clients alike!
Denise is our front end office assistant and is the friendly voice you hear when you call! She has a love for animals especially the special needs ones. She recently adopted a Mini Dachshund Cairn Terrier mix named Atari, seen here in the picture with her. Atari has quickly taken ahold of her heart as you can see from her beautiful smile. Denise's off time is spent in the outdoors, where she love to go fishing and camping.
Jade is a bubbly burst of sunshine that’s always had a natural love for all furry friends and animals. Originally from Keremeos, BC, she grew up on a farm where her love for animal health started to flourish. Jade has worked as a VA for 2 years, working in different clinics around the mainland and appreciates all the cute furry friends she gets to see.
In her spare time, Jade enjoys anything fitness related. If she’s not hiking, challenging herself in a fun spin or circuit training class, she’s most likely at the gym weightlifting - pursing her side hobby of bodybuilding.
Originally from Ontario, Tianna graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at St. Clair College (ON) in 2020. Tianna worked for an emergency/exotic animal clinic as well as a small animal clinic before moving to Kelowna this December. Tianna enjoys long road trips, a good book and camping. On the weekends she is often outdoors with her two shepherds.
Debbie recently left her previous career of 30 years in corporate management and joined Dr. Wilson to help with all aspects of the clinic operations, human resources, technology and financial operations. Her priority has been to enhance the team already in place to ensure we are poised to continue delivering the excellent care and attention that our owners and pets have come to expect and deserve. Her favorite part of the day is coming out to meet the fantastic patients that come through our doors every day and help them feel at ease. During her spare time, she swims with the OMSC, goes hiking with her 12 year old Aussie Sheppard and love camping.
Dr. Wilson obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University in 1993 and graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. He purchased Lakeshore Animal Clinic in 1999 and remains passionate about our mission statement: 'Care for pets and their people with skill and compassion' . Dr. Wilson enjoys general practice due to the diversity of care required for pets and is particularly rewarded by providing relief from arthritis pain in his geriatric patients and helping alleviate pet allergy symptoms. Dr. Wilson strongly believes in alleviating pets who suffer from these very common affliction.During his spare time, Dr. Wilson enjoys reading, dirt-biking and spending as much time as possible in the outdoors with his family.
Originally from Germany, where she completed her Ecosystem Management degree, Eva graduated from the Fairview College (AB) in 2011 and registered as a veterinary technician in BC shortly after. She has worked in various small animal and mixed clinics on Vancouver Island as well as in the Okanagan. Eva has joined the LAC team in 2018 and works as our RVT.
She has a passion for the outdoors, and domestic as well as wild animals, which has led her to work in wildlife rehabilitation around the world. Recently, Eva founded the Interior Wildlife Rehabilitation Society and now divides her time between Summerland and Kelowna.
In her spare time, Eva can be found on her yoga mat, exploring new trails on horseback and enjoying the beauty of the Okanagan Valley with her animal family.
Xiola grew up on a farm most of her life and her passion for animals began there. She obtained her Veterinary Hospital Assistant degree in 2022 and works closely with our Technicians helping prepare for surgeries and running various diagnostics. She has just decided to expand her career and will be going to Europe in the fall of 2023 to study Veterinary medicine. We are excited for the great opportunities ahead for Xiola!
In her spare time, Xiola enjoys hiking, rollerblading and skiing but most of all, hangs with her baby Leo (a gorgeous Lab-Retriever) on the farm.
Kassia dreamed of becoming a vet since she was 3 years old. She's been working in vet clinics since 2013 but decided to pursue her dream and is now in her 3rd year of Veterinary School in Europe. During her time in Canada, she comes back to the clinic and can help in every one of our departments. She plans to practice in Kelowna when she graduates and we look forward to seeing her designation after her name!
On the weekends, she enjoys doing wine tastings and going to the lake with her big pup, Benson.
3969 Lakeshore Road
Kelowna, BC, Canada