Blog: Teams


Alicia joined the Coastland team in August 2019. She has spent the last nine years as a receptionist in veterinary clinics working in both emergency and regular practice. She was born and raised in Port Hardy and then spent a few years in Nanaimo after high school before spending six…


Scott has had a strong interest in animals from a young age. During his last year of high school, he realized that he wanted to work with animals. In 2016, he took the Animal Care Aide Course at NIC. After doing his practicum, he fell in love with the field….

Dr. Kate Wood, DVM

Kate obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University in 2005 and graduated with Distinction from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Kate is married with one daughter and has a mischievous black cat named Makita. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors fishing, gardening, camping…

Dr. Kevin Penner, DVM

Kevin graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine with distinction in 2008. He’s now happy to be back in Campbell River with his lovely wife and two curious cats. He enjoys board games and cycling in his spare time.