Tag Archives: Dog

Our Golden Retriever has Lymphoma

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital was referred to us by our family veterinarian upon learning that our golden retriever has lymphoma. Dr. Charney and her assistant Nadine have been an absolute dream during this stressful time. We were not sure what to expect when it comes to chemotherapy, thankfully Dr. Charney is excellent at explaining […]

Right Forequarter Amputation on Dog

Cali’s Bone Cancer

                I am very grateful for Dr. Crawford and all staff that works at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital.  Having our first experience with our dog Cali having bone cancer and front leg amputated, we have been scared, frustrated and just plain nervous with everything.  My daughter and myself […]

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Teagan’s Spinal Surgery

Teagan is our 6 year old long-haired German Shepherd.  She is my co-therapist at my private mental health counseling practice in Washington. She recently developed a vertebral condition that was compressing her spinal column and affecting the motion of all four of her legs.  Words cannot accurately express the level of exceptional care that Teagan […]

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Batman’s Ruptured Disk

I am writing to say “Thank You” to Dr. Peter Gordon and all the wonderful staff at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital and the Animal Emergency Clinic of the Fraser Valley. Our 11 ½ year old boy “Batman” suddenly ruptured a disk in his neck and was in horrible pain. Although he could still walk, […]

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital Spinal Injury Client Testimonial

Zoey’s Spinal Injury

The care Zoey received at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital was fantastic.  A severe spinal injury was treated by Neurologist Dr. Gordon who performed an operation that gave my Berner the best possible result of total healing and mobility returned in record time!!  Heartfelt gratitude and thanks from Zoey’s Dad. I would also like to […]

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Boxer with Mystery Illness

Dear Dr Nielssen and the amazing staff: It is just over a year now that our Boxer, Charlotte was in critical condition with an unknown future from a mystery illness that attacked all her muscles. We wanted to let you know she is doing wonderful, a goofy loving companion with full mobility. You would never […]

Hydrotherapy for Dogs at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Hydrotherapy for dogs now offered at BBVSH!

The doctors and staff at BBVSH are very excited to announce that our Animal Rehabilitation Services have expanded! With the recent addition of our Water Treadmill, we are now able to offer on-site hydrotherapy sessions under the direct supervision of our Animal Rehabilitation Team. During the recovery from surgery or traumatic injury, a full range […]

Physiotherapy at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Physiotherapy patient Finn is off to Finland!

Finn, a 6 year old German Shepherd Dog and physiotherapy patient of BBVSH, competes in a sport called Schutzhund. Schutzhund is of German origin and the literal translation means “protection dog”. Schutzhund involves 3 different phases – tracking, obedience and protection. It was originally developed as a temperament and character test for German Shepherds to […]

Dr. Even Crawford|Board Certified Surgeon at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital

BBVSH welcomes Dr. Evan Crawford to surgery team!

BBVSH is very pleased to welcome Dr. Evan Crawford to the Boundary Bay Specialty Surgery Team! The addition of Dr. Crawford has increased the availability of specialty surgery services for the referring veterinary community, their clients, and most importantly their patients. Dr. Evan Crawford is returning to BC after some years to pursue his veterinary education. […]

Radiology Rounds with Dr. Alexandra Bratton

BBVSH Radiology Rounds sessions are back!  We would like to thank the referring veterinarians who joined us for our first Radiology Rounds session of 2015 with BBVSH Board-Certified Veterinary Radiologist Dr. Alexandra Bratton! The purpose of these sessions is for veterinarians to bring in radiographs of their own difficult cases and view them through the eyes […]

A Special Thank You to Dr. Nielssen

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital saved my dog’s life!! I am forever grateful to them for the excellent diagnostic services and the outstanding care they provided to my precious Sasha!! The have the best equipment and diagnostic services available anywhere! The staff were professional and compassionate and the Board-Certified Internal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Nielssen, was […]

Dr. Peter Gordon | Board Certified Veterinary Neurologist

‘Sugar’ travels from Arizona to have brain surgery with veterinary neurologist Dr. Peter Gordon

On October 2, 2014 Dr. Peter Gordon, a veterinary neurologist at BBVSH, received a call from a referring veterinarian regarding ‘Sugar’ a 19 month old female Maltese. Dr. Gordon learned that Sugar’s skull had been deformed since birth which was causing pressure on the brain stem. This in turn was causing spinal fluid to build up […]

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Frankie’s Experience Having 2 Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) Procedures

This is ‘Frankie’, a beautiful American Bulldog cross who came to Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital one year ago due to lameness in both hind legs.  She was diagnosed with a left cranial cruciate tear AND a right partial cranial cruciate ligament tear by Dr. Geoff Hutchinson.  Frankie’s owner Sharon opted to proceed with Tibial […]

Forever Thankful to BBVSH

Boundary Bay is the most AMAZING clinic I have ever worked with! Dr Hutchinson and his staff are kind, caring and the most supportive staff I have had the pleasure of connecting with. I will be forever thankful for everything they have done for my toy poodle. During this very difficult time, they have remained […]

Sasha Is 1 Year Cancer Free

Sasha is 1 year Cancer free! I found the staff to be very compassionate and passionate about their work. Both Dr. Charney, Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologist, and her husband, Dr. Hutchinson, Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon, were both very engaged in conversations with me, and the treatment of my beautiful little poodle girl. Sasha is just celebrating her […]

Veterinary Oncology and Surgery Patient

‘My Samuel’

Those of you who have dogs and take them for walks on the dykes have likely met Sam, knew his ‘story’ and perhaps wondered…. Well, we had a little over 3 happy years together post cancer.  In the end, the cancer returned and although pain meds, etc kept him comfortable, his hips were ‘spent’, and […]

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Talu’s TTA Experience

We are SO pleased with Talu’s recovery from his combined TTA and patella luxation repair!  Dr. Hutchinson did a fantastic job and we would highly recommend BBVSH to all pet lovers! We adopted Talu, a 3 yr old Pitbull from LAPS, knowing he had issues with his right hind leg. After having him home for […]

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Jacob’s TTA Surgery

      A BIG thanks to Dr. Hutchinson and the caring staff at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital for helping Jacob through his recovery.  Jacob started to have problems with his knees since 1.5 years old.  It was very sad because he was such a cheerful, playful puppy.  Being reluctant to put him through […]

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Galahad The Tripawd Dog

Our Galahad, now known as ‘The Tripawd Dog’ was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma on April 19, 2013, after a visit to the vet to check out why he was limping. After weighing our options, we decided to amputate his left front leg, as his bone had significantly degenerated and was causing him pain. We were met […]

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Keena’s Total Hip Replacement Surgery

     Keena was hit by a car, leaving her with a broken femur and dislocated hip. Initially, she underwent an unsuccessful surgery with a different vet and we felt we were left helpless with no other options. Thankfully, a friend recommended Dr. Hutchinson to us. Dr. Hutchinson called me at home that night and brought […]

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Sasha The Cancer Free Poodle

Just a quick note to update you on my beloved poodle girl. She has been one year cancer free…(mast cell tumor on her left flank). I am so thankful for the expertise, passion and compassion that you all embody. Sasha does not have any visible scarring, and the puckering that occurred, as a result of […]

Roxie Visits Dr. Charney at BBVSH

The day we found out that Roxie was diagnosed with the horrible illness of lymphoma was one of the worst days of our lives. We knew that this was a terminal illness and that her days were numbered but we vowed to give her the best care possible for the remaining days she would have. […]

Keesha’s Oncology Experience

Double Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologist, Dr. Charney and her staff at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital have provided the best care possible for our dog Keesha. I knew my pet was in good hands because of their caring and professional attitude. I would highly recommend their services!

Bruno Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

I first had the chance to meet Dr. Charney in early 2011 when my Boston Terrier (Bruno) was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Right from day one I have felt that my buddy was in the best possible hands and this gave him the best chance at recovery. Bruno has been having chemotherapy treatments with Dr. […]

Oncology Patient at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Anna’s Chemo Treatment Experience

Congratulations to Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital on their new website. We are grateful to have a top level cancer doctor for our Border Collie. Dr. Charney has masterminded her care and chemo treatment for nearly a year after diagnosis and we are still going strong! Phone, fax and email are all answered promptly and with concern. […]