At Chase River Veterinary Hospital we strive to offer a full range of services for your pet.

We are very pleased to have the surgical services of Dr. Mark Smith. Dr. Smith is a board certified referral surgeon. His services mark the only available surgery referral services North of Victoria. This means frequent availibility of services such as TPLO cruciate repair, luxating patellas, elbow procedures, OCD surgery, TECA, and others, all here in Nanaimo. Bookings are based on a referral basis, and services are also extended to patients of other hospitals in the area. Please use this link for a fillable PDF file that you can fill out then print, fax or email to Dr. Smith directly or to us (see contact info)

Inhouse referrals are available for vaccine titre testng, cardiology, ultrasound, and endoscopy as well as external referrals for ophthalmology, and other services.

For more information please contact us by phone 250-591-4050 or by email at

Click here for a map