Practice Facilities

Practice Facilities with provisional or limited accreditation are listed below. Also below is a list of recently closed practice facilities and the contact information for obtaining medical records.


Provisional/Limited Practice Facility Accreditation

Coombs Veterinary Hospital has been granted Provisional Approval to Operate with terms and conditions, which include:

  1. Dr. Emily Carrington has been appointed as the "Designated Registrant" and is one of two veterinarians working at Coombs Veterinary Hospital.
  2. Dr. M. David Brace is also currently approved to practise at Coombs Veterinary Hospital.
  3. Coombs Veterinary Hospital will be open to the public Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, provided that at lease one approved veterinarian is in attendance for at least 7 hours each day.  Coombs Veterinary Hospital will not be open in the event that neither Dr. Carrington nor Dr. Brace is present. 
  4. Closures and operating days and hours will be prominently displayed outside the facility at all times.

Updated January 10, 2020 pursuant to bylaw s.3.2.


Boundary Country Veterinarian Services Ltd. (formerly called Grand Forks Central Veterinary Services) has the following limitations pursuant to Bylaw s. 3.14 and 3.16:

  • Veterinary services exclude radiology and dentistry.

Limitations updated December 4, 2018 pursuant to Bylaw s. 3.2.  Name change effective November 8, 2019.


Recently Closed Practice Facilities

Harbourview Animal Hospital is closed as of December 2, 2019.
Dr. Julie Lahey has closed Harbourview Animal Hospital  (140-700 Marine Drive, North Vancouver).

The medical records are now located at Delbrook Mall Animal Hospital, 3759 Delbrook Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7N 3Z4.  Dr. Lahey has made arrangements with Dr. Arminder Brar of Delbrook Mall Animal Hospital for a transition of care for her clients and patients to his practice.  As of January 6, 2020, Dr. Lahey will be available to provide services at Delbrook Mall Animal Hospital.

To schedule an appointment or to arrange for medical record transfer, please contact Delbrook Mall Animal Hospital at 604-904-0880.

Poultry Plus Veterinary Consulting is closed as of October 1, 2019.
For medical records, please contact Abbotsford Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Rich Vanderwal at 604-850-7577.

Pacific Animal Eye Specialty Services 
is closed as of September 13, 2019.
For medical records, please contact fordeyes@gmail.com.

MacKenzie Veterinary Clinic 
is closed as of September 1, 2019.
For medical records, please contact Chetwynd Veterinary Hospital at 250-788-9374.

Saddle Hills Veterinary Services
is closed as of June 23, 2019.
For medical records, please contact 250-843-7557.

Pacific Animal Hospital
is closed as of June 11, 2019.
For medical records, please contact 604-585-1177.

Kootenay Veterinary Clinic's
accreditation has been cancelled effective May 31, 2019.

Fairfield Pet Clinic
 is closed as of April 1, 2019.
For medical records, please contact Hollywood Animal Hospital at 250-370-7734

Heritage Cat Clinic
 is closed as of April 1, 2019.
For medical records, please contact Dr. Baer at heritagecatclinic@gmail.com

Van Isle Vet - Spay and Neuter
Facility is closed as of January 16, 2019.
For medical records, please contact Van Isle Veterinary Hospital at 250-334-8400.

Whistler Veterinary Services
is closed as of January 1, 2019.
For medical records, please contact Dr. Loridawn Gordon at loridawngordon@gmail.com

At Home Vet Care Victoria
is closed as of December 31, 2018.
For medical records, please contact Cadboro Bay Veterinary Clinic at 250-477-9061.

Nicola Valley Veterinary Clinic Ltd.
 is closed as of December 31, 2018.
For medical records, please contact Merritt Veterinary Hospital at 250-378-2120 or email at merrittvethospital@gmail.com

South Peace Animal Hospital
is closed as of December 21, 2018.
For medical records, please contact Dr. Trevor Reeves at southpeaceanimalhospital@hotmail.com

Lakehill Pet Clinic
 is closed as of December 7, 2018.
For medical records, please contact Feltham Animal Hospital at 250-477-4730.

Shelbourne Pet Clinic
is closed as of December 7, 2018.
For medical records, please contact Feltham Animal Hospital at 250-477-4730.

Sound Mobile Veterinary Service
is closed as of December 1, 2018.
For medical records, please contact Country Meadows Pet Hospital at 604-460-1428

Feltham Gordon Head Pet Clinic
is closed as of November 30, 2018.
For medical records, please contact Feltham Animal Hospital at 250-477-4730.

Sea to Sky Mobile Veterinary Services Inc.
is closed as of September 10, 2018. 
For medical records, please contact Dr. Sireni at 604-787-5596.

Dr. Peter Dobias Veterinary Services
is closed as of August 9, 2018. 
For medical records, please contact 604-982-0987 or clientcare@peterdobias.com.

Victoria - Glanford Animal Hospital 
is closed as of July 31, 2018. 
For medical records, please contact Thetis Heights Veterinary Clinic at 250-478-3423 or thcvet@shaw.ca.

Michael S. Perron Veterinarian Inc.
 (formerly West Coast Equine Clinic) is closed as of July 25, 2018. 
For medical records, please contact Meadow Lane Equine Clinic Ltd. (Donna Brown) at 604-575-0263.

Vital Beings Veterinary Practice 
is closed as of July 18, 2018. 
For medical records, please contact Shaughnessy Veterinary Hospital (Laura Crichton) at 604-945-4949 or laura@coolvet.com.

Vancouver South Pet Hospital 
is closed as of July 1, 2018. 
For medical records, please contact Cambie Animal Hospital at 604-321-6600.

The Dear Animal Hospital
 is closed as of May 10, 2018. 
Upon closure, medical records were transferred to Island Veterinary Hospital (604-273-3158 or reception@islandvethospital.com).  On October 8, 2019, the CVBC was notified that computer and software issues have rendered the records inaccessible.