Blog - Category

It’s Tick Time Again

With our mild winters and early jump into Spring, we’re already seeing signs of ticks. Did you know that ticks start to appear as soon as the weather hits 4° Celsius? In the Comox Valley, this means ticks can be a pest pretty much all year round.

Read More

Signs a Dog Has Worms

Here at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital, we often get calls from concerned owners about worms.

Read More

We’re hosting a Tick Talk!

Join us, Thursday, May 25th at 6:00pm for an informative evening with Dr. Alex Muzzin.

Read More

Removing those Pesky Ticks from Your Pet

This is an exciting time of year for pet owners to finally get out and enjoy all the nice weather coming our way. As pet owners, we are very fortunate to live on Vancouver Island as there are several pest and pet hazards we do not worry about. We’ve all heard the stories of emergency […]

Read More

Fighting Flea Facts!

What do I need to know about fleas? Living on Vancouver Island comes with all kinds of perks. Some of those perks being our mild winters, lack of a heartworm season and no swarms of mosquitoes forcing us to spend our summer evenings indoors. The drawback…..fleas! What was once thought of as the flea season, […]

Read More
1 2


Over Excitement and Exercise

Often when we see a very active dog that has an open mouth “grin” on their face, tongue hanging out, running about with owners in tow, we think “now there’s a happy dog!”

Read More
See All Articles