Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Parasites: The Ins & Outs

Have you heard your veterinarian or other animal health care professional talk about parasites before, but didn’t really know what they were referring to? Let’s discuss the ins and outs of parasites!

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What to Do When You Find Worms in Your Pet’s Poo

My dog’s leash has poop bags tied to the handle. I have a stash in my car, my purse and I have been known to take more than one from the public dispensaries.

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Prevent Fleas & Ticks this Spring!

As the weather turns the corner and spring is finally en route, it’s time to talk about flea and tick prevention. Winters on Vancouver Island do not get cold enough to kill off the insects; many of our clients keep their dogs and cats treated all year round.

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What to Do If You Hear a Meow?

I’m sitting on my deck, having a glass of ice water after work. My daughter says to me, ‘Mom, I hear something… ssh and listen!’ Little static cries can be heard from behind our woodshed. It’s a kitten!

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Slick Ticks, Ick!

As an employee at Mill Bay Vet, we are educated seasonally about ticks and the dangers they present for pets and owners alike. The receptionists recently took a lunch and learn to refresh our knowledge of parasite prevention with the latest product information available.

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A Little Chalk Fun at Work: Writing Patient Names on the Signboard

We are ready to welcome the fall at Mill Bay Veterinary Hospital after a busy summer.

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Last updated: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Mill Bay Veterinary Hospital