Kara Turcotte

Lead Registered Veterinary Technologist
Kara is our Registered Veterinary Technologist Team Lead and has been a Southpointe Pet Hospital team member since 2016. She achieved her AHT Diploma in 2009 from Thompson Rivers University in B.C.
Throughout her years as an RVT, Kara has developed a strong desire in helping with Transitional and End-of-Life Patient Care. Kara is a Certified Pet Loss Bereavement Specialist to help support our clients, and also has her Animal Reiki Practitioner Certificate.
Any spare time Kara has, you can find her reading a good book, enjoying movie nights with family & friends, learning new skills in photography, camping, or planning a faraway trip.
Her family’s canine pack includes 3 dogs of varied sizes and her feline colony is made up of six. She is also the editor of our Southpointe Pet Hospital Social Media Committee.

Last Updated: June 4, 2021


Southpointe Pet Hospital is committed to doing our part in protecting our community from the spread of COVID-19. To allow us to continue operating during the pandemic, we have implemented a CLOSED DOOR POLICY effective December 10, 2020.

The details of this policy are outlined below:

Services such as nail trims will be temporarily unavailable as we focus our efforts on urgent cases. If your appointment is not of an urgent matter and can be postponed, we ask that you please reschedule to free up space for patients that need immediate attention.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we work through this situation together.


The Team at Southpointe Pet Hospital