Ken Langelier, Veterinarian


Dr. Ken Langelier is a 1981 graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine where he received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Medicine.

Ken is an outspoken advocate for humane animal care and has always been very concerned about animal suffering. Ken was instrumental in initiating and enacting a ban on ear cropping and tail docking of puppies, the use of toxic lead shot for waterfowl hunting and has worked to ban the use of wild animals in performances such as circuses in many areas of the province. Ken is renowned internationally for his work on Bald Eagles and was featured in a documentary series CHAMPIONS OF THE WILD.

In 1989, Dr. Langelier received the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association’s Humane Award. This award is given to a veterinarian in Canada that has demonstrated exceptional compassion for the welfare of animals. The British Columbia Federation of Naturalists’ Recognition Award was awarded to Dr. Langelier for his outstanding contribution to the understanding and appreciation of the natural history of British Columbia. In 2001, Ken was awarded ’Veterinarian of the Year’ by the BC S.P.C.A. and in 2008 was awarded the Veterinarian of the Year by the BC Veterinary Medical Association.

In 2008, Ken was awarded the Order of British Columbia, this province’s highest honour and Ken was the first veterinarian to ever receive this honour. Ken has a special interest in exotic pets and pet birds, reproduction, surgery, and geriatric medicine. Ken is an avid photographer and his works have been shown in many periodicals and magazines. Ken also enjoys travel and wildlife watching with his wife, Michele.
Ken Langelier

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