Meet the Team

Meet the Team


Dr. Bimal Chhetri </br> BVSc & AH photo

Dr. Bimal Chhetri

Dr. Bimal grew up in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal and obtained his veterinary degree in 2002. He started his career working with farm and companion animals. His interest in preventive medicine led him to acquire further training in preventive veterinary medicine and population health from University of California, Davis and University of Guelph. In the course of his career, he has worked in a variety of settings within Veterinary Medicine - clinical practice, diagnostic toxicology, public health and academia. He makes client education a vital aspect of health care of his patients. With a belief that learning never ends, he participates in continuing education on a regular basis to keep up with advancements in veterinary medicine. He enjoys working with pets across Okanagan and their human companions. He has a special interest in diseases of skin and preventive veterinary medicine.

Our Staff

Teresa Johnson</br> Office Manager photo

Teresa Johnson
Office Manager

Teresa is originally from Calgary and has been in Kelowna for the last 14 years. She has always been around and respected animals having grown up and worked on a number of farms and has always owned many animals including goats and donkeys. Along with her general administration and technical duties, Teresa plays a key role in follow-up care for our chronic care patients and routinely discusses patient progress with pet owners and reporting her findings back to the veterinarian. She also plays a major role in helping our practice closely monitor and fine-tune treatment protocols and is always ready to help our patients as well as their owners with a warm friendly smile. She holds a Veterinary Office Assistant course from the Okanagan Centre for Arts and Technology. She has 3 rescue cats of her own. She loves her dual role working as a customer service rep and assisting in veterinary care.

Ava Hamilton</br> Veterinary Assistant photo

Ava Hamilton
Veterinary Assistant

Ava is an undergraduate student at University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO). She is majoring in biology and aspires to become a veterinarian. She has loved all animals her whole life and has two of her own, a horse named Colt and a dog named Emmett. When she is not studying or working at the clinic, she is probably riding her horse or playing hockey.

Alpine Pet Hospital

1725 Baron Rd. Unit 2

Kelowna, BC V1X 7H1

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at: 250-763-7385
Fax: 250-763-7353

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Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday Closed