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  • After a 2-day closure to disinfect our facility and have our staff Covid tested, Mountainside Animal Hospital & 24-Hour Services is ready to re-open our doors effective 6:00 AM on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd. We have followed all the guidelines provided by the BC Health Authority......

  • Effective immediately until Wednesday Dec. 2, Mountainside will be closed for all services including emergencies, surgeries and other appointments due to a potential Covid exposure in our facility. To be extra cautious we will be having all of our staff tested and our facility thoroughly......

  • https://youtu.be/j0-atq7YnxE This video was inspired by a post from the Missouri Vet Tech Association on Facebook. Below is an excerpt from the post. Please read the full post here: https://www.facebook.com/MoVetTechAssoc/photos/a.211533579051845/1195169984021528/ Excerpt: “Dear Pet Owner, I am writing this to you because I am human. I......

  • We love Lucy! She has endured numerous bandage changes and multiple diagnostics including blood & urine testing and x-rays. She has been hospitalized while trying to figure out the complexities of her case and remained the sweetest and most patient of patients! Her dedicated family......

  • Unfortunately, animals are prone to developing cancer just as their human counterparts. And like humans, animals can reap the benefits of improved preventative care and advances in veterinary medicine. Pet Cancer Awareness month was created to educate owners on cancer prevention, signs and symptoms and......

  • Seems like there is a special day for everything and everyone these days and not too long ago it was “Responsible Dog Ownership Day!” At Mountainside we felt that this is a seemingly obvious but extremely important message to share. Intentionally or not, there are......

  • https://youtu.be/YO0LUiGeehg Being the age he is, 17 ½ year old Sui Bo has been to Mountainside on several occasions over the past year and has made use of much of the diagnostic equipment including dental x-rays, ultrasound, echocardiogram and blood and urine testing. He underwent......

  • Animals, like their human counterparts, can develop diabetes and as with humans there are different types. Basically, the pancreas is either not producing enough insulin or the body isn’t using the insulin as it should. The result is the same, the cells are starved for......

  • Kennel cough (aka bordetella bronchiseptica aka canine infectious tracheobronchitis) is making the rounds again in the Lower Mainland. It is a highly infectious respiratory disease that, despite its name, is not just spread through boarding kennels, doggy daycares or dog parks. HOW IT SPREADS Along......

  • After ingesting a whole lot of chocolate, this lovely girl was admitted and required bloodwork and x-rays and overnight hospitalization. She avoided surgery but did need to have her stomach pumped to drain the contents which had caused her to become painfully bloated. She was......

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