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Oceanside Animal Hospital

145 Memorial Ave
Parksville, BC V9P 1K7
Phone: 250-248-0008
Fax: 250-248-0608

 

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  • The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

     

    The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BCSPCA)

     

    The BCSPCA is an organization that is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia. Each year, this organization and its many volunteers assists more than 32,000 animals in need. They are looking for individuals who are passionate about animal welfare to join their team. Visit the BCSPCA website to find a local branch, education and adoption centre, veterinary clinic, satellite adoption centre or thrift store in your area. You can also learn more information about how you can help by volunteering or donating to this worthy cause.


     

    Fear Free

    Fear Free provides online and in-person education to veterinary professionals, the pet professional community, and owners.  Our courses provide learners and pet lovers with the knowledge and tools to not only look after a pet's physical well-being, but their emotional well being as well.  We know we must feed the pet's mind as well as the body so we make sure that in-home enrichment and Fear Free training are front and center with pet professionals and pet owners alike.  


     

    Canadian Animal Assistance Team (CAAT)

     

    The Canadian Animal Assistance Team (CAAT) is a group of veterinary technologists, veterinary assistants, veterinarians and concerned animal welfare members dedicated to providing veterinary medicine and humane education for needy animals worldwide. The teams provide spay/neuter, deworming and vaccination services to the animals in need. CAAT was instrumental in the rescue and medical needs of thousands of animals displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

     


     

    Companion Animal Parasite Council

     

    The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is an independent council of veterinarians, veterinary parasitologists, and other animal health care professionals that was established to create guidelines for the optimal control of internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people. The Pets and Parasites website provides a wealth of information for dog and cat owners and educational resources to help keep pets safe from dangerous parasites.

     


     

    Pet Loss Support

     

    Comprehensive online resource to assist in dealing with the emotions involved with losing a pet. You will find grief support and testimonials from other users as well as memorials and ideas on ways to remember the life of a beloved animal companion.

     


     

    Veterinary Wisdom for Pet Parents

     

    Losing a beloved pet can be one of the most heartbreaking events you’ll ever experience. This website honors the emotional power of the human-animal bond. Find valuable resources to help celebrate the good times shared as well as deal with the difficulties, such as chronic disease, the stress of care giving, terminal illness and companion animal death. Find all the support you need to help you get through this difficult time.

     


     

    iFinance Petcard

     

    Canada’s Veterinary Financing Company for your pet.

     

    Special financing every time you use it. Low monthly payment options. No up-front costs or pre-payment penalties.

     


     

    Pet Food Nutrition

     

    Real pet food advice from real pet experts.