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Where to go if your pet is injured or sick while visiting Victoria.

It’s very distressing to have an injured or sick pet while on vacation.  Here’s a list of vets and veterinary hospitals in Victoria.

Downtown Veterinary Clinic – 736 Caledonia, Victoria, BC

Phone: 250 590 7979

Convenient Location and Opening Hours
Downtown Veterinary Clinic is conveniently located in downtown Victoria, close to intersection of Caledonia and Blanchard Street. Our hospital can be easily accessed by car or public transit. We are walking distance or short bike ride away from the surrounding neighborhoods – Vic West, North Park, Fernwood, Harris Green, Fairfield and James Bay. Free parking is available in front of our clinic and also there is one hour free street parking. On Thursday and Friday we have longer opening hours, until 8:00 pm, and we are open Saturday.

Medical Emergencies
Sometimes emergencies and unexpected incidents can happen when you least expect it. We are available for you and your pet during our opening hours. Please see our opening hours displayed in upper left corner of the screen.
In case of after hours emergencies please call  250 475 2495 for the nearest 24 hour veterinary hospital.

Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital – 760 Roderick St., Victoria, BC 

Phone:  250-475-2495

Not all emergencies require critical care, but seriously ill pets truly require an elevated level of support. Similar to an ICU or CCU in a human hospital, our hospital’s advanced equipment allows veterinarians and specialists to monitor your pet’s condition while they keep close vigil and work together to ensure the best possible outcome. This level of care is available 24/7 until your pet is well enough to go home. Veterinarians refer patients to us for hospitalization and ICU care because we have the medical team and advanced technology to care for these sickest of pets round-the-clock.

24/7 Emergency

Like people, pets seem to need medical attention at odd times, like in the middle of the night or on the weekends. If your pet is sick or injured day or night, we are here to help, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Hillside Veterinary Hospital – 1700 Kings Rd., Victoria, BC

Phone:  250-598-4477

Open 7 days a week, our practice is a full hospital facility offering a balanced holistic approach to pet’s health needs from traditional to complementary medicine. We offer a wide range of services to promote our patients’ good health, including patient examination, on site anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, radiology, nursing care, laboratory services, and a full pharmacy, including herbal medicines. Hillside Veterinary Hospital has been voted in the Top 3 Pet Clinics in Victoria every year since 2009.

Kindred Spirits Veterinary Hospital – 1248 Fort St., Victoria, BC

Phone:  250-380-9611

Fairfield Pet Clinic – 1280 Fairfield Rd. Victoria, BC

Phone:  250-381-7767

McKenzie Veterinary Services – 3888 Carey Rd. 

Phone:  250-727-2125

McKenzie Veterinary Services is a multi person veterinary practice that is respected in the community. Our goal is to provide the best possible patient care and client services by maintaining a high level of knowledge through continuing education and by incorporating new technologies into our practice. Our practice recognizes the importance of teamwork and also values individual specialties. We work out of a space that allows us to develop our potential, but we are not so big that we lose the connection with our team, our clients and their pets.

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I've lived in Victoria over 30 years. I've travelled the world but I still believe that no other city beats Victoria for it's sheer beauty and variety of activities available year round. I sincerely want to help others explore and enjoy this great city - and hopefully make you want to come back again and again!

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