Food Animals


After Hours Care

The Shuswap Veterinary Clinic has 2 full time farm animal veterinarians, and two full time mixed (both farm and companion animal) veterinarians to look after regular preventative care as well as any emergencies that might occur. Our on call service is available 365 days of the year.


Comprehensive Herd Health Services

The focus here is keeping your farm animals healthy by regular, planned visits from a veterinarian who knows you, your farm, and your herd. We are pleased to partner with you to help you keep your animals healthy and productive.

Herd health services include:

  • Ultrasound pregnancy checks
  • Records analysis
  • Reproductive synchronization program
  • Nutritional consulting
  • Milk cultures and mastitis treatment plans
  • Developing treatment and vaccination protocols
  • Bull reproductive evaluations

Food Animal After Hours Services

Farming is a 24 hour, 365 days per year occupation, and Shuswap Veterinary Clinic veterinarians are on call for any after-hours situation that may arise. Some common after-hour calls include:

  • Dystocia – a difficult birth for a cow or heifer
  • “Downer Cow” treatment
  • Injuries and lacerations

Our large animal veterinarians are also experienced with small ruminants (sheep and goats and their relatives).