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Dr. Nikolas Bell, DVM

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Nikolas graduated from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, in January 2012 after completing his clinical year with the Royal School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Originally from North-East England, Nikolas moved to Canada in 2012 and has been working on both East and West coasts ever since. He has developed a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dentistry, and hopes to soon add endoscopy to this list. Nikolas has two dogs, Zak and Gryffin, as well as two cats, Gunner and Gidget. During his time off, he enjoys hiking with the dogs and exploring everything that the island has to offer.

Dr. Nikolas Bell, DVM

Necrotizing Fasciitis found on Vancouver Island - Know the signs

May 18th 2022 - Official Communication Dear Community, Necrotizing fasciitis is an uncommon disease in dogs but given the number of cases we have seen recently, it is important that we, as pet owners (myself included) are vigilant. However, the first thing we must not do is panic. I would like to take this time to give you an overview of the disease so that you know what to look out for and when to seek veterinary care.

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