Emergency Veterinary Hospital Open 24 Hours a Day


Clinical Pathology for Pets

Many patients require some form of laboratory testing to help find the cause of their issue and direct treatment. We can provide many lab services in-hospital and get a speedy diagnosis for your pet.

On-site, we have dual biochemistry analyzers, laser-flow cytometry, and a host of other machines. We offer the following tests routinely:

  • Complete Blood Counts
  • Differential Smears
  • Serum Biochemistry
  • Blood Gas Analysis
  • Coagulation Factors
  • Pancreatic Lipase Assays
  • Total T4 Count
  • Serum Cortisol
  • Urine Analysis
  • Ethylene Glycol Test
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Fine Needle Aspirates
  • SNAP Testing for Infectious Diseases
  • Vistoelastic Thromboelastography

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.