is the practice owner and a native to North-Central BC. As a veterinarian, Dr. Stephen’s interest are as diverse as her patients which she thoroughly enjoys. She is also a veterinary acupuncturist and has a strong belief in Integrative Veterinary Therapy. In her free time you will find her spending time with her family; most likely doing something fun outside. She is an avid horse lover and enjoyed a successful horse career prior to becoming a veterinarian. She is a member of the College of BC Veterinarians, the Society for BC Veterinarians, the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, the Association of Veterinary Acupuncturists of Canada and Horse Council of BC.
Dr. Amanda Janzen
is a 2016 graduate from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She has been working on and off for NVAHS since 2007 gaining knowledge and experience to help her with her journey into and through Vet School. Dr. Janzen was born and raised in Vanderhoof, BC and has always had an interest in animals. She was heavily involved in 4-H growing up and has always been surrounded by animals on her family’s farm. She has a passion for cattle work as well as equine and small animal making her a perfect fit for NVAHS. Dr. Janzen received two awards at vet school; one for Excellence in Large Animal Medicine and one for Small Animal clinical Skills and Communication. Outside of work you may find her out camping and fishing with her family or spending time in her garden.
grew up in Fort St. James. She attended school in Kelowna and took the Veterinary Hospital Assistant program and loved it. She has always loved animals and plans on having many of her own one day. When she is not working she enjoys playing soccer, skiing, travelling and being with her family and friends.
was born and raised in Vanderhoof, BC. She has always had a love for animals big and small, and has always had a soft spot for horses. She has recently taken the position of the Veterinary Clinic Assistant. When she is not working she enjoys being outside, hiking, camping, horseback riding and spending time with friends and family.