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Mon, 10/14/2013 - 06:38

“I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering, and promoting public health. I accept my obligations to practice my profession conscientiously and with sensitivity, adhering to the profession's Code of Ethics, and furthering my knowledge and competence through a commitment to lifelong learning...

Wed, 08/28/2013 - 09:38

We have been taking our Lab, Cash, to Hillside Vet since May 2013. With a failed ACL and torn meniscus, he was being prepped for a total knee replacement. Our initial consultation there was very thorough and the ensuing exercise program was described to us in great detail. We embarked on a series of laser treatments and water treadmill sessions to build up the muscle in his leg. Our rehab...

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 14:26

In the fall of 2011 Trevor seemed to be in so much pain. Normally he would bounce with excitement at walk time – and never let me forget when it was time to go. But he started to limp, lost his bounce, and even ignored walk-time on occasion. I was beside myself with worry – what if we couldn’t control the pain? Unbidden thoughts about euthanasia came to mind in the wee hours of the night....

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 09:49
Drs Newman and Chan and Rehab techs Trina, Karen, and Rhea attended the Pet-A-Palooza event this weekend August 10-11th. The free event attracted a large number of pet owners and many of our clients from around Victoria. Hillside Veterinary Hospital's booth saw a large amount of traffic and educated many owners about our services available including our Hydro-Treadmill. Many thanks to the “Just...
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 16:41

Since pets spend more time outdoors during the warm summer months, we see more dogs with allergic reactions to insect bites and stings.  Reactions can range from mild pain and inflammation at the site to a full blown anaphylactic reaction, but the most common reactions we see  are swelling of the face, drooling (if stung in the mouth or on the lips), skin hives,  and generalized itchiness. ...

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