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The Granville Island Veterinary Hospital is a landmark of the Kitsilano neighbourhood and has been proudly caring for greater Vancouver’s pet population since 1981.  We are a full service primary care veterinary hospital offering proactive preventive health, medical and surgical care for your best friend.  Our highly trained staff allows us to provide in-house diagnostic and radiographic services, urgent care support and supervised 24-hour hospitalized care.

A practice limited to dogs and cats, the services we provide include:

  • Preventive wellness and tailored vaccination recommendations
  • Parasite prevention
  • Urgent care
  • Hospitalization services
  • Routine and advanced surgical care
  • Dental cleaning and care
  • Digital radiography
  • Non-urgent diagnostic ultrasound
  • In-house diagnostic capability
  • Behaviour consultation
  • Quality of Life and End of Life consultation
  • Flexible consultation hours and 7-day availability
     

We are honoured to be the hospital selected by the Vancouver Police Department to provide care for the Canine Unit.

Choosing Granville Island Veterinary Hospital ( GIVH) as your family veterinarian means you are choosing a dedicated team of caring professionals committed to advancing the art of veterinary medicine with the goal of keeping your pet healthy and happy.  Through the principle of group practice and by working closely with our extended network of veterinary specialists we are able to focus on what counts: we treat each patient as if they are our own pet.