Gulf Island Veterinary Clinic

540 Lower Ganges Rd
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K2P6


Our Doctors


Dr. Justene Tedder: 


South African born and Canadian trained, Justene is happy to practise veterinary medicine in beautiful Salt Spring Island after spending time in Alberta.  Justene and her husband Christo and their cat Nala moved to the west coast when they bought the clinic in 2012. Justene is passionate about giving her patients and clients personalized care and comfort.  She also trained in veterinary acupuncture.



 Dr Kirsten Oliver

Dr. Kirsten Oliver

Dr. Kirsten Oliver is a local veterinarian who did part of her training in New Zealand at Massey University and part of it at WCVM (University of Saskatchewan) after completing a Bachelor of Science from Simon Fraser University.  She did some mitochondrial research after her undergraduate degree. She is a a member of both the CVMA and BSAVA.

She has grown up spending weekends and most summers on Saltspring visiting her grandparents.  She is an artist and loves the outdoors.  She kayaks, sails, horseback rides, reads and plays with her dogs during her ‘spare’ time.  You can find some of her artwork in the local waterfront gallery.