Skyline Veterinary Hospital

3759 Delbrook Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7N 3Z4




Skyline Veterinary Hospital - Our Staff


Nicole Foster-Norwood, Veterinary Office Assistant

Since Nicole was a little girl, her love for animals has grown into a passion that has taken her in many different directions.  After graduating high school Nicole spent several years travelling the world caring and training top level horses. This passion has taking Nicole to 40+ countries. Nicole gained valuable experience during her time managing horse farms, working closely with veterinarians to provide the best care for all the farm animals. Nicole has been working in a very busy emergency veterinary hospital for the past 18 months; if she hasn't experienced a pet-related situation, she knows someone who has. In her spare time, you will find Nicole riding horses or spending time with her partner and their two rescue dogs, Greta and Gus. Nicole believes the love for all living creatures is the most noble human attribute.


Haley and Goat

Haley Thomas-Sznadel, Veterinary Office Assistant

Hayley has been an avid animal lover since the day she was born. She has owned and cared for dogs, cats, bunnies, and more! Hayley really discovered her love for animal care when she starting working at a doggy daycare in 2018. She realized caring for animals is her passion and wanted to move forward and work in the veterinary field. Hayley plans on attending school to become a registered veterinary technician in the future, but for now is enjoying learning more about the veterinary field as an assistant.


Janelyn de Boer, Registered Veterinary Technician

Janelyn was raised in Victoria, BC. She finished a degree in Psychology at the University of Victoria before discovering her love for working with animals while volunteering at a local wildlife rehabilitation centre.

After graduating from the Veterinary Technician program at Thompson River University in 2013, she spent several years at a busy specialty practice in Vancouver. For the past couple of years she has practiced as a locum at veterinary hospitals around Vancouver. 

Janelyn's areas of interest are anesthesia, neurology, and client education.

When she's not working, Janelyn enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, gardening, cooking, and spending time at home with her partner and senior pets - Deeno the wiener dog and Buns the bunny.


Kasey Meikle, Registered Veterinary Technician

Kasey’s love of animals led her to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She has experience working in a variety of wildlife shelters and small animal medicine hospitals since 2006. She obtained her Animal Health Technology Diploma in 2013 from Thompson Rivers University and has been working as an RVT with wildlife and small animals ever since.

Kasey’s areas of interest are conservation, animal nursing, animal behaviour, and training.
When she isn’t working you can find her outside hiking alongside with her noble border collie, Cola!

Justyna Matracki, Registered Veterinary Technician

Justyna obtained her animal health technology diploma in 2011 from Olds College. It has taken her down many different career paths.  Her work experience includes small animal medicine, animal welfare organizations abroad, wildlife and environmental consulting, and teaching. Her main focus these days is as an instructor teaching future veterinary assistants. Justyna also locums at veterinary clinics in North Vancouver and continues her own learning in the busy and rewarding career of veterinary medicine.

When she’s not working numerous jobs, you can find Justyna exploring the mountains, hiking multiple laps on the Grouse Grind, or adventuring to remote areas of British Columbia via boat with her trusted companion, a cat name Sailor.  The newest addition to the family, a kitten named Squid, is currently being trained in the art of adventurism.