Our Reception Team

Erin

Large Animal Receptionist

     Erin was born in Fort St John and was raised on a cattle ranch on the Halfway River. She grew up on the back of a horse and has bred and raised Quarter Horses for many years. Erin moved to the Dawson Creek area in 1996 and started at the Dawson Creek Vet Clinic in the spring 2008 as a Vet Assistant. In the fall of 2010 she took over the Large Animal reception position. She is involved with the Mile Zero Roping Club, enjoys riding horses, camping, fishing and hunting. Erin really enjoys working at the Dawson Creek Vet Clinic with all the excellent veterinarians and staff, as well as assisting all the wonderful clients that call or come into see us.

Holly

Receptionist

     Holly works in both the small and large animal reception and travels to Tumbler Ridge as a receptionist and animal health technologist (AHT).  Holly grew up on a mixed farm in western Manitoba and spent most of her youth outdoors riding horseback and participating in the local 4-H Beef and Swine Club. She graduated from the Animal Health Technician Program at Fairview College in 1981 and has worked both in the purebred swine breeding business and as an AHT before coming to Dawson Creek in 1994.Holly worked in the Dawson Creek area as an AHT for 10 years before deciding to try a stint at cattle ranching. After a brief period ranching post BSE she decided she would rather talk about cows than raise them and joined the reception team at Dawson Creek Vet Clinic.  Holly has been an active member of the Dawson Creek Horse Club since the inception of the club thirteen years ago and enjoys horseback riding, gardening and fishing.  She shares her life with one hound dog, six barn cats, five horses, and a wonderful husband.

Terry Woodcox

Receptionist

Terry was born and raised in Dawson Creek and has ties to this city as far back as her Grandparents, whom used to own Spittal’s Meats Butcher Shop. Terry has worked for the Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic as a receptionist for a total of 8+ years, with a short break in between. She currently has 5 pets; 2 kitties; Swimmy 2 years and Fynn 1 year, and 3 dogs; Dakota 15 years, Tucker 1 year and Jace 10 weeks. Terry enjoys her job at the vet clinic and loves meeting and adding to her other extended family - our clients and their pets.

Kestyn Kortzman

Receptionist

Kestyn was raised just two hours north of Dawson Creek, in Hudson’s Hope. She grew up on a funny farm and was always very involved with animals. She is now starting a funny farm of her own just outside of town, it includes 4 dogs, 3 horses, 2 buttonquail and it is sure to grow! Kestyn was in many sports growing up including High School Rodeo and she also competed in figure skating, lots of which the competitions for both were in Dawson Creek.  She moved to Dawson Creek in May of 2017 and started working at the Clinic in the beginning of 2018. She is both a Large and Small animal Receptionist at our Clinic. She is learning many new things every day and looks forward to continuously learning more!