Our TeamMaking your pet feel better
Dr Katz Piller graduated with a degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Saskatchewan, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, in the spring of 1999. She initiated her career by working in both private practice and in an Emergency Hospital for the first couple of years. She worked as a locum veterinarian, filling in for other veterinarians in practices from Winnipeg, MB to Prince Rupert, BC. She brings with her a cumulation of practice ideas from all of these different experiences and her practice goal is to maximize patient care and comfort. From a heating plate to warm IV fluids for small patients to circulating heating pads during surgery, patient care is foremost. Dr Piller is a strong advocate of continuing education, taking a variety of courses throughout the years including specialty courses in pet dentistry, cruciate surgery, ultrasound, and radiology. She encourages her staff to do the same, in order to provide the best patient care possible.
Dr. Piller and her menagerie of pets – Nemo, Izzy, Gracie, Mumma Kitty, Sebastian, Princess, Benny and Chilly all live on site at the home attached to Clayburn Pet Hospital. When not with patients, she can often be seen poop-scooping or mowing the lawns!
Imagine if your dog or cat got lost. You’d want to give him or her the best chance of getting home. With microchipping, you can. Microchipping is a safe, permanent way to identify your pet in case he or she becomes lost. A microchip, which is a tiny device about the...read more
We now know that animals experience pain in much the same way as people. We use our knowledge of pain medication and pain relief strategies to prevent and manage pain in pets, both before and after surgery and in the event of an injury or infection. We can also ease...read more
Imagine what your mouth would feel like if you never brushed your teeth or went to the dentist. For many dogs and cats, this is a painful reality. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have dental disease by the age...read more
When we need to figure out what’s wrong with your pet, we routinely use x-rays to help identify the cause of the problem, rule out possible problems, or provide a list of possible causes. We may also use x-rays during a wellness exam to diagnose potential problems...read more