Chief executive officer Craig Daniell of the BC SPCA and veterinarian-in-charge Dr. Mike Tigchelaar at the BC SPCA Penticton Veterinary Hospital with one of the young clients at their first open house in 2015. Western News file photo

B.C. SPCA’s Penticton vet hospital celebrates anniversary

The open house event takes place at the hospital on Saturday, July 14

It’s a day of food, fun and prizes as the B.C. SPCA’s Penticton Veterinary Hospital marks three years of providing care to animals in the community.

The open house event takes place at the hospital on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Along with free admission, attendees can explore the clinic, enjoy some delicious food, participate in fun, interactive activities and even take home some great gifts and prizes.

Related: BC SPCA vet clinic opens in Penticton

“This is an opportunity for us to say thank you to such a generous community,” says Karen Retallick, practice manager, Penticton Veterinary Hospital. “We’ve been able to help so many animals, and we’re excited to be celebrating three years in Penticton. We’re also hoping those who haven’t had the chance to visit the hospital will come to the event, meet us and get a sense of what we do here.”

Related: Does your pet dread going to the vet?

The B.C. SPCA’s Penticton Veterinary Hospital offers a wide range of services for owned animals, as well as abused, injured, and homeless animals in SPCA care. The hospital is one of 44 BC SPCA locations serving animals across the province, and relies on community support to provide care for B.C.’s most vulnerable animals.

To find out more about our services, or make a donation, visit, or come see us in person at 15 E. Duncan Ave.


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