Meet The Staff

Dr. Moshe Oz

Dr. Moshe Oz

Dr. Moshe Oz was born and raised in Israel. He graduated with honors from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Slovakia in 2006. Moshe moved with his wife Noa to Canada immediately following graduation and worked in Penticton upon arrival. In December 2008 he became a proud father to a baby boy named Lee. In April 2010 he and his wife became the owners of Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital. They welcomed their second Son, Eli in May 2012. Moshe has a special interest in internal medicine including preventative health program and wellness testing. In 2014, Dr. Oz and Dr.Noa won Best Veterinarians of the Year at the BC SPCA awards! Dr. Oz strives to offer the best in medicine and surgery for his patients. Dr. Oz is a highly skilled, thorough veterinarian, who treats his patients with kindness, care and compassion. He has a broad base of knowledge and experience. When Moshe isn’t at the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his family. Currently the Oz family includes Moshe and Noa, and their sons Lee and Eli, and their adorable Dachshunds Steve and Hazel!

Dr. Noa Oz

Dr. Noa Oz

Dr. Noa Oz was born and raised in Israel. She graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Slovakia on 2004. Noa enjoys the diversity of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in surgery, and has performed various surgical procedures in all kinds of companion animals including exotic animals. Dr. Noa is passionate about the health and well-being of all of her patients and has a broad base of knowledge and experience in the veterinary field to assist you in caring for your pets. Outside of veterinary medicine, Noa enjoys raising her sons Lee and Eli and also manages to find time for biking, rowing, hiking and loves arts and crafts.

Nicole St. Arnault

Nicole St. Arnault

Nicole is our head Technician and she has been with the clinic since nearly the beginning. She is truly passionate about animal health and will go out of her way to insure the health and comfort of all creatures, large and small. Nicole is a farm girl at heart so it’s no surprise her love for animals is so strong. Her warm spirit and nurturing demeanor are just some of her greatest assets. Nicole has two loving cats, Hoppy and Paws. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys spending time with her nephew Carter and helping out her family on their ranch. We are so lucky to have her working with us.

Kelsey Bakalos

Kelsey Bakalos

Kelsey has worked in the Veterinary field since 2011. She joined our team in the late Winter of 2013 and we are happy to have her with us! Kelsey Lives with her Husband, Dimitri and their three beloved cats Sullivan, Jax and Molly. Not only is she a cat lover, Kelsey adores dogs. Her heart will melt at the sight of any “Bully” breed! A self-proclaimed Tolkien nerd, Kelsey enjoys curling up with a good book, listening to music of all varieties (with a soft spot for metal), cooking, camping and wine tasting with her Husband and friends. She is a cordial and fun loving individual.

Rhonda Hunt

Rhonda Hunt

Rhonda is a kind, energetic individual who has always had a love for animals. Originally from Calgary, Rhonda moved to the Okanagan with her family to pursue a career in the Veterinary health field. Rhonda is incredibly hard working and passionate about her job. Her maternal energy is a great asset to our clinic and we could not be happier to have her with us. Rhonda lives with her loving husband Dave and their two teenagers Sydney and Tony. Rhonda loves dogs but is now a born again cat lover! In addition to her Yorkie named Maggie, there are now 3 cats in the Hunt household, Willow, Carmen and Odie!

Kelsey McIvor

Kelsey McIvor

Kelsey is a sociable and fun person to be around. Although she’s young, Kelsey is well beyond her years in maturity. Kelsey is originally from Ontario but has immediate family in Scotland! She is a lover of dogs, mainly, but has a cat named Crayon, whom she has had since childhood. Kelsey enjoys hiking and spending time with her friends and her boyfriend Mickey. Since joining our clinic, Kelsey has become very passionate about her job and we couldn’t be happier to have her on our team.

Chelsey Syvret

Chelsey Syvret

Chelsey brings a positive, relaxed energy wherever she goes. If you are having a conversation with her, it’s virtually impossible to be in a bad mood! Her charming personality has proven to be vital to our clinic and it does not go unnoticed by our clients and patients. Chelsey has an adorable Labrador Retriever named Nyla. She also takes care of one of our older resident cats named Tsapik. Chelsey enjoys spending much of her time outdoors camping and kayaking with close friends and her boyfriend Broox. A lover of all creatures, Chelsey can usually be found with our Sugar Gliders Olivia and Seymour in her pockets!

Megan Christink

Megan Christink

Megan is our resident sports lover! Megan enjoys hockey, baseball and hitting the gym. She helped organize our softball team in the early summer of 2016 and she was certainly one of our star players. Don’t let the athleticism fool you, however. Megan has a softer more comforting side that shows when she’s with our patients. She grew up in Victoria and when she can, she makes time to go visit her family there. A country music fanatic, you can usually find her singing along during “country Fridays”! She is a pleasure to have around and a valued member of our family.

Ariana Ferguson

Ariana Ferguson

Ariana or “Ari” as we like to call her joined our clinic in the early Fall of 2015. Raised in Kelowna, she now commutes from Armstrong where she lives with her Fiancé Mitchel. Ari lives on a farm with plenty of chickens and she usually spoils us with farm fresh eggs on a weekly basis! Ari’s subtle humor and easy going personality are some of her best assets. She has a beloved Beagle named Rosie and an adorable kitten named Hawk.

Cassandra Molnar

Cassandra Molnar

Cassandra comes from New Westminster but has decided to make Kelowna her home! She lives with her Fiancé Dave where they have a full house of adorable pets! They have a Pomeranian named Sadie, a Border Collie named Maddie, Marley the cat and Benjamin the bird! She has spent several years working in the Veterinary industry it shows when she’s helping our patients and clients. Cassandra is friendly, charming and an overall pleasant person to be around. We’re thrilled to have her with us.

Sydney Hunt

Sydney Hunt

Sydney is a bright young lady with aspirations to become a Veterinarian. Always a lover of all animals, she has known what her career path would be since a very early age! Sydney started with us soon after her mother Rhonda joined our team. They are truly an adorable pair, often matching in scrubs and personality! When she’s not working hard at the clinic (and studying) she enjoys theatre and spending time with her boyfriend, Nick. After high school, Sydney will be heading off to make her dream a reality and start on her path to become a Vet!

Samm Hall

Samm Hall

Samm is our newest team member and we are so pleased to have her! Before starting at our clinic, Samm was a Medical Office Assistant. She decided to switch gears and work with animals instead! Samm has a fondness for cats, but a true love for dogs as well. She lives with her boyfriend Dakota and their sweet and energetic dog named Arrow, and a cat with attitude named Remington. Samm is a kind and gentle person who almost always has a smile on her face. In her spare time Samm likes to cook and enjoy the great outdoors!