Emergency Veterinary Hospital Open 24 Hours a Day


Emily Yurek, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technologist
Emily graduated from the Ridgetown College Veterinary Technician in 2013, and shortly after completed the VTNE to obtain her registration. She has predominantly worked in ER in and around the GTA, until moving to Vancouver Island in 2017. Emily enjoys all aspects of this field, as it is so multi-faceted and constantly evolving. When not at work, she can be found out hiking with her cattle dog, DD, or reading. Emily shares her home with three, 4-legged roommates: DD, Cricket and Penelope.

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.