North Burnaby Pet Hospital

4431 Hastings St.
Burnaby, BC V5C 2K1



Dr. Vivian Collett

Dr. Vivian Collett is a 1989 graduate from the Ontario Veterinary College. She grew up in Burnaby and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from UBC. After graduating from veterinary college she practiced in Burnaby and Port Coquitlam. In 1991 she moved to Michigan where she worked for the Michigan Humane Society as a staff veterinarian and clinic supervisor. In 1996 she returned to the Lower Mainland. From 2002-2007 she worked at the Burnaby Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Collett is married with two children and is the proud owner of multiple pets including her handsome young Bouvier Zach.

Dr. Karyn Hasselaar

Dr. Karyn Hasselaar graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She grew up in the Greater Vancouver Area and obtained her Bachelor of Science degrees in biology and kinesiology from SFU. After graduating from vet school she moved back home and practiced in New Westminster. She joined the North Burnaby team in the summer of 2012. Dr. Hasselaar lives with her long term boyfriend and three cats: Cheetah, Smudge, and Virgo as well as a newly adopted chocolate lab named Larry.

Dr Karen Dalla-Tina

Karen graduated from UBC with a degree in Agricultural Sciences. She then went on to receive her Veterinary degree from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She returned to BC where she practiced small animal medicine in Nanaimo.  Karen settled in the Shuswap Lake area and ran a clinic together with her husband also a veterinarian.

Karen’s role at our clinic is as a technician while updating her skills to return to practice after raising her family. Her husband, three grown children and her dog, Tippy,  are behind the scenes supporting her on this new journey. Karen believes in the importance of quality care and compassion for pets in providing them with a healthy, happy life.  She looks forward to working together with you and your pet.