We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

RVT Christine and Lacey

Christine Hooper

Registered Veterinary Technician

I was born in Masset, B.C., and grew up on the West Coast. I went to school in Kamloops at the University College of the Caribou and graduated in 1998. I moved to Calgary in 2001 and have been working as a technician since then.

I joined Acadia Drive Animal Clinic in 2008 and what I love about the clinic is that we all laugh a lot and have a good time. And we have wine o'clock Fridays!

The areas of veterinary medicine that interest me the most are anesthesia and surgery. What I love about my job are the busy surgery days - putting in catheters and pulling blood.

My first pet was my horse, Tanya.

Outside of work, you will find me in my garden, my bike or on my horse, Lacey. I also have a Papillon named Moxie, and two cats – Oscar and Alice.

Recently, my family and I moved out to the country to raise all our critters on my hobby farm.


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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.

The following changes are effective as of Monday, March 23, 2020:

1. We are currently operating a "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 403-278-3168. We will bring your pet into the clinic for an examination with the veterinarian. The veterinarian will then call you to discuss our recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a technician will return your pet to your car and take care of any needed medications and payment.

2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time.

3. We are still OPEN with the following hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 2-4 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the clinic. Our staff will bring your order to your car.

5. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.

6. Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our jobs. We have taken these measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this disease.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid, and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at Acadia Drive Animal Clinic