Tag Archives: Surgery
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 Continuing Education Seminar

Vancouver Island | Continuing Education Veterinary Seminar

BBVSH is very excited to announce that some of our specialists and staff will be traveling to Vancouver Island in the New Year! We are looking forward to meeting many referring veterinarians as we host our first Vancouver Island continuing education seminar on January 31st, 2016. Our Continuing Education Veterinary Seminar will cover: SURGICAL ONCOLOGY  with Dr. Sarah […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital TTA Client Testimonial

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 […]

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. […]

Surgery at Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Surgery appointment FAQ

When you arrive for your appointment, please check in with Reception. The receptionist will then advise the surgery service that you have arrived. To start the appointment, an assistant or technician will bring you into an exam room with your pet, complete a history form, and perform a check of all your pet’s vital signs (such as heart rate, temperature, etc.).