Tyson Bull B.Sc., DVM
Dr. Bull obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia in 1992. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1996. Dr. Bull received the Schering Plough award for proficiency in surgery while at the WCVM. Dr. Bull joined Dr. Norman (Joe) Anderson, the practice’s namesake, at the Anderson Veterinary Clinic in 1996.
Dr. Bull is a Member of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia.
Dr. Bull actively continues his veterinary education attending numerous continuing education seminars, lectures and conventions.
Dr. Bull grew up in Penticton. He is married to his high school sweetheart Shannon and they have two daughters Megan and Lauren. His home life is truly a “Family Affair” with their two pug crosses Buffy and Abby and their three legged border collie Snip.
Dr. Bull feels very fortunate to have been raised in Penticton and to be able to come back and raise his own children in such a wonderful part of the Okanagan. He is currently a member of the Penticton Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee in an effort to give back to a community that has treated him so well. He enjoys woodworking, skiing (both snow and water), outrigger canoe racing and camping/travelling.
John Cruickshank B.Sc. (Agr.), M.Sc., DVM:
Dr. Cruickshank obtained his Bachelor of Science (Agr.) and Masters of Science at the University of British Columbia in 1983 and 1985, respectively. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1990.
Prior to joining the Anderson Veterinary Clinic in 2004, Dr. Cruickshank practiced for 16 years in North Vancouver.
He is a Member in good standing of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC), Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and Society of British Columbia Veterinarians. He served for five years as a council member for the CVBC, including two years as their president.
Dr. Cruickshank actively continues his veterinary education attending numerous continuing education seminars, lectures and conventions.
Married to his best friend Lyndi; they have a son Garrett and daughter Madilynn. They also have a crazy black lab cross Jaxon, and a rescue cat named Shadow who rules their home.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends; boating, skiing, tennis, fishing and golf (sometimes).
Carlie Petrisor B.Sc., DVM:
Dr. Petrisor obtained her Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience) from the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alberta in 2007. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 2011. Dr. Petrisor joined Dr. Bull and Dr. Cruickshank at the Anderson Veterinary Clinic in August 2011.
Dr. Petrisor is a Member of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC).
Dr. Petrisor always looks forward to furthering her veterinary education by attending continuing education seminars, lectures and conventions. She is especially interested in furthering her knowledge in ultrasound and cardiology.
Dr. Petrisor is married to her wonderful husband Travis. They have two young daughters, Elliot and Addilyn, and three feline friends – a wonderful old cat named Molly and two younger wild ones, Oli Glitter and Bluebelle Sparkle.
Dr. Petrisor likes to run, ski, camp and travel in her free time and feels so lucky to live in such a wonderful community!
Dr. Cassandra Van Engelen B.Sc., DVM:
Dr Cassandra Van Engelen attended the University of Alberta and graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Animal Health (Major in Companion and Performance Animals) in 2016. In 2020, she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the Anderson Veterinary team in May of 2020.
Dr Van Engelen is a Member of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia, and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. She is also a member of Fear Free Pets and has completed her Fear free certification.
Cassandra looks forward to expanding her knowledge of veterinary medicine by attending continuing education seminars, conventions, and lectures/labs, to stay up to date in current veterinary medical advances.
Dr Van Engelen lives with her fantastic partner Bradley and two adorable and amusing cats: Emberly and Venom. Cassandra enjoys hiking, swimming, skating, and painting in her free time.
Registered Veterinary Technicians and Assistants
Amanda joined our team as an experienced Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT) in July 2006. She graduated from Alberta’s Fairview College in 2001 and is a member of the British Columbia Veterinary Technologists Association (BCVTA). During most of the year, weather permitting, Amanda can be found paddle boarding on many of our local lakes. This is a hobby she also shares with her daughter Kayla. They also enjoy hiking and spending time outdoors every chance they get. Time at home is spent snuggling with their inquisitive cat, Roman.
Madison, RVT, BA
Madison graduated from NAIT in 2007 as a Registered Veterinary Technologist and has been working at small animal and emergency veterinary clinics throughout Alberta and BC since then. In 2021 she graduated from the University of Calgary with her BA in Communications and joined the Anderson Vet team as an experienced RVT & Communications Manager.
In her spare time, Madison can be found biking the KVR, kayaking around Skaha, or enjoying the snow at Apex. She loves the lifestyle the Okanagan offers and is excited to call Penticton home.
Kat grew up in the little town of Summerland and graduated from the TRU Animal Health Technology Program in 2021. She has always had a passion for animals and wildlife. Upon graduation, she ventured to Vancouver to work with the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre and has had the opportunity to work with a Big Horn Sheep treatment trial on Syilx Nation Territory. Kat joined the Anderson Veterinary team as an RVT in November of 2021 and loves gaining experience in a small animal clinic. In her spare time she likes to hike with her pup Missy, ski, play soccer, and paint ocean scenes.
Brittany joined the Anderson Vet Clinic in January 2017. She was born and raised in the small town of Ladner in Delta, BC and has worked as a vet assistance since 2008. Brittany lives in Okanagan Falls with her husband Erik, her Chihuahua Leo and her cat Phil. In her spare time, she loves gardening, cooking and, of course, enjoying the Okanagan wineries.
Sam joined the Anderson Vet Team in September of 2020. She was born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon. At the age of 19 Sam decided to start a new journey in the Okanagan where she met her wonderful partner Andrew. Andrew and Sam live in West Kelowna with their two rabbits Marbles and Fiona, and they’re lovely labrador Della. Sam can’t wait for the day to own her own farm where she can have as many bunnies and cows as she desires. If you ever want to be lead on a long rant of rabbit health, Sam is on it.
Susie joined our team in August of 2020. Born and raised in Penticton she and her husband have two amazing sons, Ethan and Benson. A small pack of wacky dogs, Lucy, Millie, Mr. Chippers, and Matteo, completes their happy family. Susie loves to cook and create new and inspired recipes in her kitchen. She enjoys camping in the mountains and living a healthy lifestyle.
For as long as she can remember, Lily has had a huge passion for animals. She currently has 2 cats, Farkle and Sox, and a horse named Sugar. On her days off she loves spending her free time out at the barn with the horses. She has been a part of the Anderson Vet clinic team since October 2020 when she started as a volunteer and was soon brought on as a full time team member. She is currently in her second semester at Thompson Rivers University working toward becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. She looks forward to continuing her work with Anderson Vet as an RVT student this summer.
Olivia is a 1st year Veterinary Technology student at Thompson Rivers Univeristy and is excited to return to the Anderson Veterinary team as an RVT student this summer. She has an interest in animal Anatomy and Pharmacology and is excited to practice her new skills and learn from the team.
Client Care Specialists:
Katie joined the Anderson team in October 2016. She grew up in Summerland where she still lives on a small farm with her two crazy West Highland Terriers; Parker and Bentley. When Katie isn’t at the clinic or on her farm with the horses, sheep, donkey, geese and chickens, you can find her enjoying a walk along the KVR. Katie and her Westies enjoy playing around with agility, rally, and obedience training.
Jolyne joined our team in October 2008. Penticton has been her home most of her life. She & her husband have a son, Logan, cat, Karma, and dog, Leroy. She loves baking and has recently started needle crafting. Jolyne keeps us green through her commitment to the environment.
Jen joined the Anderson team in April of 2020. She was born and raised in Kelowna, and has lived in Penticton, with her husband Iain and their dog Webster, for the past 3 years. Jen has 4 kids, all grown now, with the youngest graduating from Grade 12 this year! Jen has had a long career working in different administrative roles. She loves her job as one of our receptionists because she loves to be on the frontline – whether in person or on the phone – to greet everyone with a smile and see all the adorable pets that come into the clinic. In Jen’s spare time she loves to spend time with family and friends, or enjoying walks, hikes, beaches and just living in the beautiful Okanagan.
Amy has been working with the Anderson Veterinary team since 2020 and is usually the smiling face that greets you at the clinic doors.
She lives in the Okanagan with her husband, two children. Together they enjoy getting out for hikes and relaxing on the beaches of Skaha and Okanagan Lakes. Amy moonlights as a spin instructor and her energy is only matched by that of her black lab, Chloe.