Ramona - Manager, Animal Health Tech
Ramona came to Ospika Animal Hospital in 2000 as a vet tech. Raised on a farm, Ramona was always the animal lover of the family. She decided to turn that passion towards the care of small animals. Now as our Manager she strives to help our animal patients feel safe and our clients informed. Ramona's finds it exciting to be a part of an ever changing profession. Her pet family includes a Golden Doodle named Addie (rescue with Addison's Disease), and a German Shepherd named Gattho, the family protector and hiking partner.
Brenda - Animal Health Tech
Brenda joined the OAH team in 1996 and is an extremely skilled tech. She is very hard working and is a huge asset to our team. Brenda has a special interest in dental work. Brenda's furry family includes her husband, Mark, senior cat Bubbles and itty bitty Sophie, a Miniature Manchester Terrier who tiny and full of energy, just like her mom.
Maya - Registered Animal Health Technologist
Maya is currently on maternity leave and we miss her dearly.
Maya is a very kind an caring member of our RAHT team. She has always had a strong connection to animals and wanted to pursue a career to help them. Maya has a big heart and her calm and quiet demeanor which makes her a favorite of our patients. Maya is our resident Kitten mom and she has hand raised and nursed countless kittens in need. During 'Kitten Season' Maya usually at least 1, but as many as 3 litters of rescued kittens at her house. She and her partner have several permanent residents including cats Harlow, Peach and Peregrine, a rabbit named Plato and dogs Rook and Nova. Maya provides excellent patient care and her thoughtfulness and compassion make her a valuable asset to OAH.
Hailey - Registered Animal Health Technologist
Hailey an enthusiastic and skilled technologist. She is outgoing, patient and kind and she has excellent client communication skills. Hailey is interested in emergency and critical care, anesthetics/analgesics, and pet bereavement. She has become our go-to person for newborn puppies needing extra attention and has a real talent for raising cleft palate puppies. While raising these can be a challenging and heartbreaking endeavour, Hailey is always wiling to try and help. Hailey and her husband Brandyn have a beautiful Shetland Sheepdog named Emmah and a cat named Sailym. We are very lucky to have Hailey and her wonderful, bubbly personality on our team.
Cassandra - Registered Animal Health Technologist
Cassandra began her career with us prior to attending Thompson Rivers University and we are so pleased that she decided to return to our hospital. We love Cassandras enthusiasm for the field and keeping up to date with the most modern techniques in patient care. Cass's furry family includes two cats, Frankie and Donald, and dogs Angel and Brody. And has recently added a leopard gecko named Randall to the mix. We are very excited to having Cass as a permanent fixture on our team and look forward to watching her grow in this career.
Danielle -Registered Animal Health Technologist
Danielle was born and raised in the Fraser Valley, has a degree in theater, and spent over 10 years in customer service before joining the veterinary industry in 2013. After spending a few years as a certified assistant, Danielle graduated from the Douglas College Veterinary Technology program in 2017. Looking for a slower pace of life that's closer to the woods, her and her partner moved their life and 2 senior German shepherds (Lexi-Lou & Roscoe) to beautiful Prince George in the summer of 2021. Danielle has a passion for low stress, Fear Free veterinary visits, dentistry, preventative medicine and continuing her education; she has become an enthusiastic addition to our exotic pet medicine team. Danielle has jumped into the team and lifestyle of PG as if she was always here, and it didn't take long before she added to her family by 'foster failing' a kitten (Chef Ramsay) from our adoption program. When she's not at work, you probably will not find her as she's in the forest on an ATV, camping, boating, or reading. Please feel free ask her about how to help your pet feel more comfortable in clinic!