Necrotizing fasciitis detected in our area. Learn more.

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Pet Endoscopy

We have on-site rigid and flexible video endoscopy systems for diagnostic workup and treatment of conditions benefiting from minimally invasive procedures or where an additional imaging modality is needed.

Endoscopic procedures are typically performed under anesthesia or heavy sedation. Our team will discuss with you in detail during case management if they feel endoscopy would benefit your pet’s case. Where appropriate for specific cases, we are able to offer the following endoscopic procedure:

Foreign Body Retrieval

  • Removal of objects from the stomach, intestine, airway and other tubular systems in a minimally invasive fashion. This technique allows us to remove some foreign bodies without surgical intervention – though this is not always feasible.
If you or your veterinarian think your pet would benefit from an endoscopic procedure for diagnosis or treatment of a condition, please contact us at 250.933.0913 to arrange a referral, and we can discuss the case with you.

Pet Endoscopy

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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