About Us

Our Mission: Moments Matter

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Who We Are

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital is a veterinary specialty, emergency and critical care hospital with locations in Surrey, BC and Bellingham, WA. We are a VECCS Certified Level 1 facility (only the 2nd in all of Canada) and a VetCOT Level II Trauma Center.

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What We Do...

BBVSH offers specialized veterinary care and 24/7/365 emergency and critical care services to provide peace-of-mind to pet owners and to support primary care veterinarians. Our board-certified specialists offer services in emergency and critical care, surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, diagnostic imaging, and animal rehabilitation.


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VECCS Level 1

BBVSH is proud to be one of only two VECCS Level 1 certified facilities in Canada.
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Provisional Trauma Center

The VetCOT Veterinary Trauma Center initiative recognizes veterinary hospitals that exemplify the team-based approach to trauma care.
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… And What We Don't Do

We complement the care of primary care veterinarians and partner with them to provide a full spectrum of medicine care.
We do not offer the wellness care, vaccines, or routine medical, dental or surgical procedures that primary care veterinarians normally perform. We provide care when pets have an emergency/critical condition, require specialty diagnostics such as CT or MRI, require the expertise of a board-certified veterinary specialist, or require specialty treatments such as mechanical ventilation.​
If your patient or pet has an emergency, BBVSH is here 24/7/365 to help; walk-ins are welcome, no referral is necessary. If your patient or pet might benefit from a specialty consultation, we encourage a referral to a specialist at Boundary Bay Specialty Veterinary Hospital. Being a certified emergency and critical care hospital, we are equipped and staffed – 24 hours/day, 7 days/week – to deal with any eventuality.​

Pet Owners

Learn how to get a specialty appointment or emergency care.


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Choose Us For Peace of Mind

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Open 24/7/365 for Emergencies

BBVSH is open 24/7/365 for Emergencies. No referral or appointment is necessary; walk-ins are welcome.


We’re certified by VECCS as a Level 1 facility and by VetCOT as a Provisional Trauma Center, meaning we are staffed, equipped, and trained to handle life-threatening situations at all hours.

Board-certified critical care

Board-certified critical care specialists are on staff for patients with life-threatening critical care needs. The criticalists also oversee care protocols for ICU and hospitalized patients.

Specialists on Staff

Specialists in critical care, surgery, neurology, cardiology, oncology, internal medicine, and radiology are on staff and are on-call for emergency cases that need a specialist.

Cardiology Appointments

Full-time cardiology appointments available for referring veterinarians, dog breeders and other pet care professionals in BC.

More reasons

For referring vets, here are 7 reasons to refer your next case to us. For pet owners, here are 7 reasons to entrust us with the care of your pet.

Our Hospital

Boundary Bay’s specialty and emergency critical care animal hospital is located in Surrey, BC. In early 2023, we moved in to our new, custom-designed facility. It took over two years to plan, design, build and move into our new location, where we now have more room for all our specialized hospital equipment, including a larger 24/7 emergency room. Our location is conveniently located just off Highway #1, and is a shorter drive for most customers.  

Read more about our journey to our new location, and view construction videos and pictures from the build.

Please visit our contact page for more information about how to find us.

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