Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Jillian Thatcher

DVM

My Commitment To You

To our referring veterinarian colleagues, my commitment is to provide you and your patients with the peace of mind that your patients will be cared for 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Emergency life-saving procedures can be performed at our specialized hospital day or night.
To pet owners, my commitment is to treat you and your companion with honesty and respect. I will give you clear advice that ensures your pet gets the appropriate treatment with access to specialized care and technology.
-Dr. Jillian Thatcher
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BIO

Dr. Thatcher grew up in Ontario and spent most of her free time riding horses and working in veterinary clinics. She has always had a passion for animals and that is what motivated her to attend the Ontario Veterinary College where she completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2012. She was awarded the OVC Alumni Association Proficiency prize, which acknowledges the student with the highest class standing for that year. Upon graduation Dr. Thatcher practiced emergency medicine initially in Kelowna, then Toronto and most recently Vancouver. During that time she has worked along side many specialists in surgery, internal medicine and oncology, gaining valuable insight and knowledge. Dr. Thatcher has a particular interest in emergency and critical care medicine because she feels as though she can really make a difference in the pet’s life. Dr. Thatcher shares her home with her partner Jason and their Shar Pei named Deeks and Dutch Warmblood horse named Paul. She is a competitive dressage rider but also enjoys mountain biking and hiking the local North Shore and Fraser Valley trails.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Guelph, Guelph ON – Undergraduate Science Studies
  • University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph ON – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Awards
  • OVC Alumni Association Clinical Proficiency Award, First Prize
  • OVC Surgery Award
Memberships
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • College of Veterinarians of British Columbia
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

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