Gulf Island Veterinary Clinic

540 Lower Ganges Rd
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K2P6


Our Doctors


Dr. Justene Tedder: 


South African born and Canadian trained, Justene is happy to practise veterinary medicine in beautiful Salt Spring Island after spending time in Alberta.  Justene and her husband Christo and their cat Nala moved to the west coast in 2012. Justene is passionate about giving her patients and clients personalized care and comfort.   




Dr. Connor Silverthorn

Dr. Connor Silverthorn was raised in Nelson, BC and is a recent graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon. Connor is determined to give the best care and advice to his clients and their animals. You will see him, his wife Veronica, and often their labradoodle Osa on the roads, trails, courts, fields, waters, or beaches of Salt Spring after work. He is primarily a small animal veterinarian but does enjoy working with exotic pets, equine patients, and ruminant livestock on SSI.