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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.

We are...

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 09:59

At Hillside Veterinary Hospital we do our best to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Here are some of the ways our clinic is green:

We have digital x-ray machines, which means we don't need to use films or chemicals. We do our laundry in house, using a high efficiency washer and dryer. We recycle everything we can: plastics (hard and soft), glass, paper, light bulbs,...
Sun, 06/28/2015 - 10:35

After believing that years of vaccinating dogs routinely against canine distemper had pretty much eradicated the disease here in Victoria, we have had a positive distemper case come through...

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:37

To celebrate Animal Health Week, please join us for our Hillside Veterinary Hospital Open House!

You will get to enjoy:

- behind the scenes tours, including our hydro- treadmill
- door prizes
- teddy bear bandage surgery
- kids photos in official surgery clothes. There will be surgery clothes for babies as well!
- Petting Zoo with Herbie the Giant...

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