We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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Mya LeBlanc

Animal Care Attendant
I am an ACA at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital and I work as a kennel assistant. I decided to go into the veterinary field for many reasons. When I was little, I always wanted to become a veterinarian and I still hope to pursue that dream. I care about animals very much and I feel that it is important to take care of them and make sure they are happy and healthy. I have not yet graduated, but when I am graduated from high school, I plan to become a veterinarian. I joined the Van Isle clinic starting as a volunteer on March 1st, but since then I have been hired as an employee and started on July 6th. I am interested in all kinds of veterinary medicine, but I am sure I will find something I am more interested in, as my time here proceeds. My first pet was an orange tabby cat named Mr. Kitty. What I love most about my job is the aspect of being able to help the animals that come in for help. Whether I am helping with a nail clipping or a recovery for a surgery, it feels emotionally rewarding to be able to help out the animals that come in. My favourite thing about the clinic is the great people I work with. When I started volunteering at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital, my co-workers made me feel included and their overall attitude at the clinic was amazing. A fun fact about myself is that I collect vinyl records!

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Get a Cupcake and Support BC Animals in Need During Treat Week (Feb 24 - Mar 1, 2020)

Van Isle Veterinary Hospital is super excited to be hosting our 4th annual cupcake day fundraiser! BCSPCA celebrates “Treat Week” across the Province from Feb 24th – March 1st 2020 where business, pet owners and animal lovers can bake up a storm and sell treats with the proceeds going to BC animals in need.

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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.

The following changes are effective as of Friday, March 19, 2020:

1. We are currently operating a “closed waiting room” policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 250.334.8400. We will take a history of your pet from outside your car, and bring your pet into the clinic for an examination with the veterinarian. Once the examination is finished, the Doctor will either call you or come out to talk to you to discuss the treatment etc for your pet. For those who do not have a mobile phone, an easy knock at the door will work the same way!

2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time.

3. We are OPEN and temporarily operating as a 24-hour hospital.

4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 2-4 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the hospital. Our staff will bring your order to your car and take payment over the phone. You can also use our online store and have your food delivered directly to your home. To sign up for the Online Store, visit our website.

5. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.

6. Online consultations are now available! If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our roles. As such, we have taken measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this virus.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital