Emergency Veterinary Hospital Open 24 Hours a Day


Candice Wylds, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician
Candice graduated from the St. Clair College Veterinary Technician program in April 2014. She obtained her registration license through the OAVT right after graduation. Candice was working at a busy small animal practice in Waterloo, ON and the Veterinary Emergency Clinic of West Toronto before deciding to move out to British Columbia. She is currently part of the BCVTA and the OAVT. Her favourite aspects of the job are anesthesiology and nursing patients. Beloved pets: A cat named Bella and a dog named Brindle.

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital is committed to doing everything possible to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

As part of this commitment, effective immediately, Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital will be instituting the following precautionary protocol to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

For the safety of yourself, our staff, and the community, clients will not be allowed to enter the building.


- If possible, please call us at 250-933-0913 to let us know you are on the way so that we can be prepared to meet you upon your arrival at the hospital.

- When you arrive, please stay in your vehicle in our parking lot and call 250-933-0913, and we'll come to you.

- If you do not have a phone or your pet's emergency is immediately life-threatening, please come to the front door and ring the bell located to the right of the door.

Thank you in advance for your understanding.