Medical Services

If your pet needs medical assistance, you can feel confident turning to us. Our knowledgeable staff and modern facilities are equipped to handle a wide variety of medical conditions, including emergencies. Because we can perform many diagnostic procedures in-house, we can often give you immediate answers and start treating your pet faster. In some cases, your pet may require hospitalization and further diagnostic tests. Please take a look at the more detailed descriptions of medical services we offer, or call us to discuss your pet’s needs.

  • CompleteMedicalAssesment

    Medical Assessment

    To ensure a proper diagnosis, we often need to examine your pet. We begin a medical assessment by looking at your pet’s eyes, ears, and skin and checking his or…

  • Dentistry

    Dentistry

    According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have oral disease by the age of 3. It is the most frequently diagnosed health problem…

  • Radiology

    Radiology (X-rays)

    South Burnaby Veterinary Hospital is equipped with the latest in Xray technology, with the addition of the ImaSight 4600 DIGITAL Xray machine. With this state-of the-art machine, we produce excellent…

  • FleaControl

    Flea Control

    A flea problem on your pet means a flea problem in your home. Understanding the flea life cycle and methods for its control can be a daunting task. We will…

  • Dermatology

    Dermatology (Skin)

    Skin problems are common in dogs and cats and can be caused by hormonal disorders, allergies, infections, or parasites such as fleas and mites. These issues can be particularly difficult…

  • Endoscopy

    Endoscopy

    This minimally invasive procedure allows a veterinarian to see inside a pet’s body and, when necessary, take biopsies (tissue samples) without having to perform surgery. Endoscopy is commonly used to…

  • Cardiology

    Cardiology (Heart)

    A heart problem can affect your pet at any age although it is more often found in older pets. Heart failure occurs when the heart no longer has the ability…

  • Dog eye

    Tonometry

    It is crucial for your pet’s vision that we detect and treat glaucoma and other problems with intraocular pressure (pressure within the eye) as quickly as possible. We can test…

  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasonography

    Ultrasonography,or ultrasound, is a diagnostic imaging technique similar to radiography (X-rays) and is usually used in conjunction with radiography and other diagnostic measures. It allows visualization of the deep structures…

  • Endocrinology

    Endocrinology (Hormones)

    Identifying endocrine problems as early as possible is important in dogs and cats. These serious, potentially life-threatening conditions are much more manageable when caught early, allowing us to begin proper…