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Creston Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary clinic located in ‘the heart of the Kootenays’ – beautiful Creston, British Columbia. We currently have three full-time veterinarians and a skilled staff of technicians, assistants, and client care representatives to ensure that all of your pet’s needs are met.
Nutrition
We provide a wide range of healthy food choices for your domestic pets and farm animals. We offer a specialized diet and nutritional counseling to help your animals stay healthy and happy.

  • Diet & nutritional counseling
  • Wellness profiles
  • Health checkups
  • Small animal food
  • Dental care supplies
  • Deworming products
  • Flea control
  • Health supplements
  • In-store inventory
Air Ambulance
Air ambulance flights are available to specialists in Calgary or Vancouver.
Euthanasia and End of Life Care
  • Euthanasia that respects your wishes
  • In-hospital, your own home, vehicle or outside
  • Funeral boxes
  • Cremation available
  • Ashes can be returned in box or urn
Diagnostics and Treatment
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • X-ray – fixed & portable
  • Large laboratory & pharmacy
  • Portable ultrasound
  • ECG
  • Blood pressure
Preventive Medicine
We work with the area’s commercial and hobby farms, by mobile service or at the clinic, as well as providing a large range of equine services and dentistry.

  • Annual wellness exams
  • Vaccinations
  • Parasite control
  • Heartworm control
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Behavioural counseling
  • Dentistry prophylaxis & products
  • Equine dentistry
Mobile Clinic
Once a month we have one of our Veterinarians at our Crawford Bay Outpost and Dispensary in Crawford Bay.  Exams, vaccines, and routine checks can be done at that time.  Call Creston Veterinary Hospital for upcoming dates. Located at the Crawford Bay Inn Motel, Unit 6.

250-428-9494

Animal Physiotherapy

Creston Veterinary Hospital is thrilled to announce our new collaboration with Joanna Sleik, MScPT!

K9 Rehab is designed to provide rehabilitation services based on veterinary referral.

Background: Joanna graduated from McMaster University with a Masters in Science in Physiotherapy in 2005 and has worked in the Kootenays ever since. She has also completed her acupuncture certification through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. She completed both the Introduction and Advanced Canine Rehabilitation Courses at the Canine Fitness Centre in Calgary in 2012 as well as continuing education courses in Advanced Spinal Manual Therapy and Canine Myofascial Release and Acupuncture. She is also a member of the Animal Rehab Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Canine Rehabilitation Services:
Therapy goals include:

  • Enhancing or helping to regain an animal’s previous level of function following injury or surgical intervention
  • Alleviate pain or movement dysfunctions in geriatric patients
  • Help manage chronic or acute neurological-related symptoms
  • Provide gait or conformation assessments

Rehabilitation Techniques include:

  • Education for client owners regarding tissue healing, post-operative guidelines, appropriate exercise
  • prescription and re-enforcing veterinary instructions
  • Soft tissue massage & myofascial release techniques
  • Manual therapy mobilizations and assisted stretching
  • Neural mobilizations & traction techniques
  • Therapeutic exercise prescriptions
  • Laser therapy
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) & Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Acupuncture/Acupressure (needling or pointer plus electroacupuncture)
  • Bracing/assistive devices recommendations

She is excited to be able to offer Canine Rehabilitation services to the Creston community! To book your first appointment, please contact Creston Veterinary Hospital at (250) 428-9494.

Compassionate veterinary care in the heart of the Kootenays.
We are your hometown vet.

ADDRESS

1605 Dogwood Street
Creston, BC V0B 1G0

HOURS

Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sun: Closed

CONTACT

EASTER WEEK HOURS

Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, April 19, 2019 Closed
Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Closed
Monday, April 22, 2019 9:00am – 5:00pm
Have a question? Use the form below to send us a message! A member of our team will get back to you as quickly as possible. If you need immediate assistance, please give us a call at 250-428-9494.

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