Kennel Technicians


Naho Okano - Kennel Technician

Naho has been with the Canmore Veterinary Hospital for over year. Born and raised in Yokohama, Japan she was given her first dog when she was 2 years old! Since then she can’t imagine a happy life without dogs. Naho has almost 18 years of experience training dogs in Japan, England and Canada, including working as a Service Dog Training Assistant where she helped to train service dogs to assist people with physical disabilities. Additionally, Naho is a certified canine massage therapist who also performs Reiki and Acupressure. In her spare time she volunteers at animal rescue societies and on her days off she loves to go hiking and meditate in the mountains with her two puppies, Pure & Hayate.


Christina Agtarap - Kennel Technician / Receptionist

Christina has been passionate about animals from a young age.  This love for creatures led to her volunteering at rescue shelters in Montreal, as well as completing an internship at a Wildlife Rehabilitation facility in Massachusetts.   Christina moved to Canmore over a year ago with her rescue cat, Chibi, and her dog Wapi. She has recently added to her four-legged family and adopted another rescue dog, Sheba, an energetic shepherd mix!  In her spare time, she likes to read, travel, and spend time in the mountains.