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Runaway Pets: What to Do to Ensure Your Pet Makes It Home!

Losing a pet can be a traumatic event for you and your family. Prevention is better than reaction: protect your pet with a tattoo, microchip and a name tag.

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Beach Safety Tips for Your Pet

Ah, summer… we are in the full peak of summer here in the Comox Valley and what better way to beat the heat them a frolic at the beach!

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How to Properly Bandage Your Dog’s Foot

Learn how to properly bandage a dog’s foot in the video below!

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Why does my dog eat grass?

One of the most common questions we get here at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital is “Why does my dog keep eating grass?” Unfortunately, we’re sorry to say there is no real answer to this age-old question even though there have been 100’s of studies done over the years from US Davis down to top animal […]

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Tips for Travelling with Your Pet!

More and more, pets are becoming a fundamental member of the family and where you go….they go!  Whether you’re moving overseas or going on an extended vacation south of the border, there can be several requirements your pet needs in order for entry to be granted. 

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Staff's really helpful and welcoming. They have a beautiful building. If I had one complaint they're almost too busy. Can…

Chubb Rock

Very spacious lobby with beautiful wood accents. The lady at the reception desk was very helpful and seemed to genuinely…

Judy Bood

Great, knowledgable, gentle, friendly staff. They genuinely care for your fur babies and it shows. I trust my cat and…

Curt Carbonell

They were accommodating and helpful assisting me with a pet that I was looking after for somebody. They made…

Darin Darin

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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!”

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