Dr. Erin Ciwko is a graduate from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Prior to her veterinary degree, Dr. Ciwko graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science Major. After graduation, she was accepted into a Zoo, Exotics and Wildlife Veterinary internship at the WCVM. She spent a year focusing on exotic animal medicine and surgery. She has worked with a wide variety of animals including; small exotic mammals (ferrets, rabbits, rodents, etc), reptiles, amphibians, a tarantula and many bird species. She has spent time as an extern or working in three different zoo’s in Canada and United states. She feels that client education and working as a team is very important. She is passionate about keeping up to date on current therapies, performing surgeries and low stress handling. Dr. Ciwko is originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba and the harsh winters have finally moved her out to British Columbia. After work she enjoys outdoor actives, art projects and training her pet rabbit named Aurora.