COVID 19 – Canada West Hospital Procedures Update

Posted On: July 2, 2021

Categories: COVID-19

The B.C. Government has announced that the province will move to Step 3 of its restart plan effective July 1, 2021. At Canada West, we are excited about the progress being made to limit the spread of COVID-19. According to the advice of Dr. Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, we will continue […]

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COVID-19 Update – April 2022

Posted On: April 21, 2022

Categories: COVID-19

As the B.C. Government has announced that the province will be further loosening COVID-19 restrictions, we have made further modifications to our COVID-19 policy. These changes came into effect April 8, 2022. Clients will no longer be asked to remain outdoors or in their vehicle while their pet is inside for their appointment and are […]

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COVID-19 and Pets: Information Current to March 24, 2020

Posted On: March 24, 2020

Categories: COVID-19, In the Media, Pet Care

We know that it is a very stressful time for you and your pets. There is a lot of information being shared online that may be causing you fear how COVID-19 may affect your furry family members. We appreciate that it can be difficult to know which sources of information to trust and would like […]

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Posted On: April 5, 2023


Pets and COVID-19 APRIL-MAY 2020 As the COVID-19 crisis continues, pet owners have many questions about the disease and risks as it relates to their pets. Canada West Veterinary Specialists Internal Medicine specialist Dr. Lauren Adelman has recently been interviewed by a number of media outlets to discuss this topic. You can find these interviews […]

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Coyote Attack on Luna The Cat

Posted On: July 8, 2020

Categories: Case reports, ER + Critical Care, In the Media

Luna is a 2-year old cat that was presented to Canada West Veterinary Specialists on June 26, 2020, after being attacked by a coyote.   She was let outside around 4 am along with two other cats in her household. When the two other cats returned, Luna was nowhere to be found. Her owner went outside […]

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