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Animal Health Week (AHW) is an annual national public awareness campaign organized by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and hosted by veterinarians across Canada. Each year, through AHW, the veterinary community draws attention to an important health-related message. This year, the CVMA is celebrating Animal Health...

September 28th is World Rabies Day. This day is meant to raise awareness about Rabies and ultimately to prevent Rabies from occurring. Sadly, in many countries in the world people are still infected and almost 59,000 people are killed every year from this fatal disease. R abies...

Longer days, fun in the sun and water, trails to hike and beaches to comb – our furry four-legged friends love summer as much as we do. But with summer also comes more hazards, and our emergency department always sees a corresponding increase in visits. One...

As smoky skies from wildfires drives air pollution to record-high levels, pet guardians need to take particular care of their furry family members. If you can see or feel the effects of smoke yourself, you also should take precautions to keep your animals safe. Animals with...

Please do not leave pets in your car on warm days. Even on a mild 21C day, a car can heat to 32C in 10 minutes! Cracking a window is not enough. If you see an animal in distress in a parked vehicle: - Note the license...

At this time of year, many people and their pets are out on the trails and enjoying the warmer weather. During the warmer seasons in Canada, many insects that carry transmittable diseases are active, including ticks, who can be active at 4C or warmer. For...

April is heartworm awareness month! At BBVSH, our board-certified cardiologists are specially trained to treat heartworm disease. Our cardiology resident, Dr. Jennifer Gamracy, shared what pet owners should look for and how a cardiologist treats heartworm disease. [caption id="attachment_5011090" align="alignleft" width="300"] Microfilaria (baby heartworms) in a...

Check out our new, custom-built hospital in Surrey! More specialists and custom designed space for all our specialized hospital equipment. A larger 24-7 emergency room. Greater availability (and shorter wait times) for our board-certified veterinary specialty services. A shorter drive for most customers. The same staff,...

Dr. Mark Harmon, one of our board-certified cardiologists, recently sat down with Dr. Melinda Lopez of Twin Trees Vet to talk about grain-free dog food and heart disease. "Diets containing peas, lentils, chickpeas, and dried beans have been associated with a type of heart disease called dilated...

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