Luciene has been on staff at Steveston Veterinary Hospital since 2008 but she was previously a veterinary assistant at a small animal practice in Nova Scotia. Her career in veterinary medicine began when she started volunteering at the SPCA in Dartmouth, NS. She obtained her Veterinary Assistant diploma in 2006 and has taken several continuing education courses through VSPN and Vetmedteam.
She is interested in science, politics, and history and enjoys photography, traveling, and reading in her free time. Her favorite parts of the job are being an advocate for those who can’t ask for help when needed and also learning about the advances and technology involved in veterinary medicine. She has a German Shepherd named Bandit.
Kirstin joined the Steveston Veterinary Hospital team in February 2016. While new to the world of veterinary medicine, she comes with extensive experience in the hospitality industry. Kirstin’s love for animals goes back to when she grew up on a ranch in the Cariboo. She then spent many years living abroad in Austria.
Her interests include photography, gardening and English Literature. She lives in Steveston with her beautiful Black Lab “Una” and mischievous ginger cat named “Maisie”.
Kimberley joined the Steveston Veterinary Hospital team in September 2017. She recently graduated from the Veterinary Technician Assistant program at Granville College in June 2017. She has worked with animals in Vancouver and in Hong Kong before. Her love for animals is what made her join this field.
She currently has no pets, but loves every animal at the hospital as her own. In her leisure time, she loves travelling, hiking and trying new foods.
Shannon has worked at Steveston Veterinary Hospital as a Veterinary Assistant since 2014. Previously Shannon did volunteer work with animals.
She has two dogs, a Spaniel mix named Coco and a Miniature Australian Shepherd named Koda. Shannon has also had a number of cats over the years, most of them being semi-feral or strays. Currently she has three cats named Jasper, Loki and Zoey.
In her free time she enjoys reading or hiking with her dogs.
Stefany previously worked as our receptionist before making the transition to vet assistant in 2015. She also volunteers with several animal rescue organizations as a foster.
She owns two German Shorthaired Pointers, Sheldon and Bremen and competes in K9 scent detection, barn hunt, hunt tests, chase abilities tests and dock diving.
In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, camping and hiking.