License Status

The Following CVBC registrants have restrictions, limitations or conditions their license. Each of these terms can be imposed by the Registration Committee, the Investigation Committee, or the Discipline Committee in order to protect the public interest. Please see the individual entries for more information.  

 6/14/2019 
 
Registrant: Dr. Judith Currie 
Type: Restriction   
Decisions:
 On June 11, 2019, the Registration Committee approved the full, active registration of Dr. Judith Currie, effective June 14, 2019, subject to a voluntary undertaking to provide veterinary services only under the direct supervision of another registered veterinarian at Tanglefoot (Fernie) Veterinary Services Ltd for a supervisory period of 50 hours. 




 12/18/2018 
 
Registrant: Dr. Susannah Febbo  
Type: Condition  
Decisions:
 On December 18, 2018, the Registration Committee approved provisional, active registration renewal in Private Practice for Dr. Febbo for the 2019 registration year, effective January 1, 2019 and conditional on approval of her work permit/permanent resident application. 



 12/18/2018 
 
Registrant: Dr. Michael Geen
Type: Condition  
Decisions:
 On December 18, 2018, the Registration Committee approved provisional, active registration renewal in Private Practice for Dr. Geen for the 2019 registration year, effective January 1, 2019 and conditional on approval of her work permit/permanent resident application. 



 7/1/2018 
 
Registrant: Dr. Colin Brown 
Type: Restriction 
Decisions:
 On June 29, 2018, the Registration Committee approved the full, active registration of Dr. Colin Brown, effective July 1, 2018, subject to a voluntary undertaking to provide veterinary services only under the direct supervision of another registered veterinarian at Westbank Animal Hospital for the period of 1 year. 



 6/23/2017 
 

Registrant: Anonymous Registrant C
Type: Restriction 
Action:
On June 23, 2017, the Registrant voluntarily withdrew from practice due to health concerns which could be seen to impact the Registrant’s ability to practice and provide safe patient care.
Decision: The Investigation Committee (IC) accepted the Registrant’s voluntary undertaking to refrain from the practice of veterinary medicine, including prescribing ordering, accessing, dispensing, and wasting of specified medications until the IC is satisfied that the Registrant is fit to return to practice.

The name of Registrant C has been withheld in accordance with section 68(3)(b) of the Veterinarians Act.



 3/2/2017 
 

Registrant: Dr. Gail Jewell
Type: Restriction 
File Number:
14-085(a)
Decisions: CVBC Investigation Committee (March 2, 2017)
Order: The Registrant is restricted from providing or supervising equine dentistry pursuant to s. 65(2)(a) of the Veterinarians Act for the purpose of protecting the public interest.



 12/15/2016 
 

Registrant: Anonymous Registrant B
Type: Restriction 
Decisions:
On December 15, 2016, the Investigation Committee (IC) made an order pursuant to s.65(2)(a) of the Veterinarians Act, for the purpose of protecting the public interest.
Order: The IC ordered that the Registrant immediately cease practicing veterinary medicine, including prescribing ordering, accessing, dispensing, and wasting any controlled substances and non-controlled hypnotics, sedatives, or any form of anti-depressants or related pharmaceutical agents. The IC also restricted the Registrant’s access to controlled drugs and all duplicate prescription pads. The Registrant entered into a monitoring agreement with the College.

On May 1, 2017, the s.65 Order was revised by the IC. The IC directed that the Registrant be supervised when dispensing and administering all regulated drugs (narcotics, controlled, targeted and precursor, erythropoietin and psychoactive substances). The Registrant’s access, prescribing and ordering privileges remain restricted until further monitoring requirements are met.

The name of Registrant B has been withheld in accordance with section 68(3)(b) of the Veterinarians Act.



 1/9/2016 
 

Registrant: Anonymous Registrant A
Type: Restriction 
Decision:
On January 9, 2016, the Investigation Committee (IC) made an order pursuant to s.65(2)(a) of the Veterinarians Act, for the purpose of protecting the public interest.
Order: The IC restricted the Registrant from performing any procedure that requires the administration of a controlled drug and restricted the Registrant’s access to all controlled drugs and duplicate prescription pads.

On February 13, 2016 the IC accepted the Registrant’s voluntary withdrawal practising veterinary medicine and from entering the practice facility.

The name of Registrant A has been withheld in accordance with section 68(3)(b) of the Veterinarians Act.



 11/30/2010 
 

Registrant: Dr. Moira Drosdovech
Type: Restriction 
File Number(s):
10-067
Decisions: CVBC Investigation Committee (November 30, 2010)
Order: The Registrant may not use, prescribe, recommend or administer any drug or therapeutic substance that has not been approved for distribution in Canada by Health Canada [such as a drug (DIN), pesticide (PC No.) or natural health product (NHP)]