Necrotizing fasciitis detected in our area. Learn more.

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Many of our patients are unfortunate enough to require intensive care or extended hospital stays while they recover from a serious illness. Our dedicated team works around the clock to ensure that your pets receive the highest individual attention and care that they need to give them the best chance at recovery.

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital is equipped with modern monitoring equipment, including multiparameter ECG and capnograph monitors, Doppler and oscillometric blood pressure machines, bedside ultrasound for rapid assessment scans, and a wide array of anesthetic and oxygen delivery systems.

Our experienced veterinarians undertake the life-saving procedures needed to stabilize critical patients, such as placing chest drains and feeding tubes, taking resuscitation measures, and administering transfusion medicine.

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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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