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Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:19

You may remember Gremlin from previous Facebook posts. He is now celebrating a big milestone, his one year anniversary! Gremlin underwent surgery for a spinal cord tumor on June 6th, 2013 at Canada West Veterinary Specialists in Vancouver.

Over the past year, he has made an amazing recovery from his post-surgical hind leg paralysis and is now trotting up to 28 minutes in the...

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 07:53

Update May 28, 2014 - Thank you to everyone who provided their feedback about our proposed phone system changes. Most clients let us know they did not like the ideas proposed, so we have postponed any phone changes. We are currently investigating other options to improve our phone service and reduce time on hold.

April 30, 2014 - In our ongoing efforts to...

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 09:43

Recently our clients have let us know that they wanted more availability in our schedule, and we have taken your feedback seriously!

As of January 2014 we are offering appointments as early as 8:00 a.m., as well as appointments available through the lunch hour. Additionally, we have modified our scheduling so we can accomodate more emergency...

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 08:34

When our Newfoundland dog Griffin was five years old, he started to slow down and limp on his walks. Eventually, he was struggling to get up off the floor.

We took him to see Dr. Hyzka, who suggested a mobility assessment and rehabilitation. We saw Dr. Abrioux and rehabilitation techs Karen and Rhea for the assessment, and then Griffin started his rehabilitation sessions. Over the...

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 08:11

Over a year ago our vet told us there was nothing further they could offer us to help with Heidi’s mobility. At this point we had to use a towel, under the belly, to get Heidi up and down our stairs. We asked for a referral to Hillside Vet Hospital.

We had a number of chiropractic appointments with Dr. Glynis Newman, at Hillside Vet Hospital and within a month, Heidi was able to...

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