Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Heather Shannon

Heather Shannon

Heather Shannon

Name: Heather Shannon
Position: Lecturer
Phone: (250) 852-6331


Registered Veterinary Technologist; Graduate of Olds College.


West Coast Veterinary Journal Winter 2016; pages 14 and 15

Canadian Vet Tech Magazine Fall 2016; Page 18 Industry News for the Registered Veterinary Technologists and Technicians of Canada

Employment History

I have been a Registered Veterinary Technologist for many years. During this time I have worked for mixed animal practices in BC and Alberta. I have also worked on a cattle ranch in BC as their herd health specialist.
I was hired by the TRU AHT department in 2007 and have enjoyed teaching here ever since!

Courses Taught

Large Animal Clinics and Tours, Anatomy, Immunology, Veterinary Office Management and Computers, Animal Nursing (all levels), and Fieldwork Experience. I have taught courses for both the Onsite and the Distance programs.

Professional Affiliations

Vice President of the British Columbia Veterinary Technologist Association

Vice President of the Registered Veterinary Technologists and Technicians of Canada