Emergency Critical Care

Hope when things seem hopeless

Critical Care Service

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital, located in Surrey, BC, is open 24/7/365 for emergency critical care.

Our board-certified critical care specialists are available to help when your pet is experiencing a life-threatening crisis and needs critical care in a specialized hospital.

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What We Offer

Boundary Bay Critical Care Services

Critical Care

  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Trauma
  • Kidney Failure
  • Poisonings
  • Bleeding requiring blood transfusions

Diagnostic Services

  • Dedicated ultrasound for A-FAST and T-FAST diagnostics
  • Digital radiography
  • In-house lab with CBC, chemistry, electrolytes, and coagulation panels
  • Arterial and venous blood gas analysis
  • Pulse oximetry
  • On-site 64-slice CT Scan

Therapeutic Services

  • 24-hour ICU care overseen by a board-certified criticalist
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Hi-flow nasal oxygen therapy and oxygen cage
  • Continuous monitoring and correction of arrhythmias and electrolyte imbalances
  • Defibrillation
  • RECOVER-based Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by RECOVER-certified personnel

Our Criticalists


Board-Certified Criticalist


Board-certified Criticalist


Board-certified Criticalist


Board-certified Criticalist
Emergency & Critical Care Resident

Choose Boundary Bay for Critical Care

Board-certified Criticalists 7 days/week

Our board-certified criticalists are available for critical care consultations 7 days per week.

Collaboration with other specialists

When needed, the BBVSH critical care team can call upon our in-house board-certified specialists in surgery, neurology, oncology, internal medicine, and radiology.

Specialized patient care

Emergency patient care is overseen by our criticalists and all hosptialized patients are treated with protocols developed by our criticalists and other specialists.

Ready to save lives

Critical Care Specialists can intervene when patients are experiencing respiratory or cardiac emergencies, heat stroke, trauma, kidney failure, metabolic/endocrine crisis, urinary blockages, poisonings, and more.

The right tools

In-house Drager ventilator, Airvo 2 – high flow nasal oxygen, oxygen cages, arterial blood pressure monitoring, dedicated cage-side ultrasound machine for A-FAST/T-FAST, 64 slice CT scanner, 1.5 MRI.

Peace of mind

BBVSH is open 24 / 7 for your emergency and critical care cases. You can count on our Critical Care department to take care of the patient and keep you updated along the way.

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