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

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:05

As you may be aware, there have recently been a number of confirmed cases of Parvovirus in the Sooke & Port Renfrew area.

Parvovirus is a highly contagious, life-threatening, viral disease which primarily affects puppies and unvaccinated dogs. It is...

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...

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" The rehab crew always offered extra advice when I asked for it. All the combined experience at Hillside Vet pulled us through a difficult time and was very much appreciated. "

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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.