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Check here for the latest news, events, and veterinary information from Hillside Veterinary Hospital.

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 12:19

Meet Nina, she is a 5 year old mixed breed from Mexico. She was adopted at 3 months of age and grew rapidly into a large breed dog when we expected her to be small to medium in size. She never grew in to a fit, muscular dog and our veterinarian quickly discovered there was something wrong. After...

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 09:49

Summer is prime time in Victoria to hit the road, jet off to the airport, or sail away on the ferry for a well-deserved holiday. 

Now more than ever our furry family members are joining us on our adventures, but sometimes travel can be more complicated than it seems.  When hitting the road, it’s easy to forget simple things like collars and leashes, poop-bags, crates, food &...

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:34

Microchips

Thousands of lost animals are taken into shelters every year and some may never make it back home because they can’t be identified. Microchipping gives owners the peace of mind knowing that this permanent pet identification technology is safe and can greatly improve the...

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:12

Here at Hillside Veterinary Hospital we offer a wide range of services; we venture outside the normal spectrum of your ‘average’ veterinary hospital. On any given day we offer help to many sick and injured animals, perform involved orthopedic surgeries, and have a wide range of rehabilitative services such as chiropractic and acupuncture.

But not every day is out of the ordinary… in...

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 12:41

The cherry blossoms are out, daffodils have bloomed, there’s no doubt that spring is fast approaching the greater Victoria area. Along with this, people are finding more ticks on their pets — and...

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" One year ago today, Sunny had TPLO surgery to repair her torn cruciate and I am very happy to report that she is 110%. We could not have got to that 110% without all the care and support of Dr. Glynis Newman, Karen and Rhea. Thank you team! "

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Thanks to all our clients who voted for us in the 2017 Best of the City Awards! We are honoured to be top 3 finalists for the 8th consecutive year.