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

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...

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:36

Our hospital manager, Jennifer Harris, was recently nominated for the 2016 Petplan Veterinary Awards in the category Practice Manager of the Year. Petplan received 100 nominations from all across North America, and Jen was chosen as a finalist! She traveled to Orlando with her husband to attend the awards ceremony and Drs. Abrioux, Chan and Newman went to support her as well.

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" I love our vet. Zoe just lights up when she sees Dr. Glynis Newman and I inevitably leave feeling like I've had a lovely visit with an old friend. Her sensible and compassionate approach to Zoe's care (and before that Sam's) is unparalleled. Thank you everyone at the clinic. "

Side Box

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.