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***I apologize that I  am currently closed as I focus on personal Health & Healing.  Please check back mid November 2018. I will change this message when i re-open.***


***See below for alternative assistance. Please do not send enquiry forms or emails regarding appointments until re-checking this website for an update.***


I apologize to both new enquiries and current clients for my closed time.  I am currently away from my veterinary practice to focus on my personal health and healing.  I am exceedingly grateful to those who have shared such touching experiences through your love for your pets. I am looking forward to continuing to offer veterinary care; please check back for an update mid November 2018. See below for alternative housecall services. 


The well being of your pets is extremely important to me:


IF YOU NEED VETERINARY ASSISTANCE, OR PHONE ADVICE, please contact a clinic in your area or one of the four emergency clinics in the link below, including:.


Intercity Emergency Clinic on Marine Drive near Fraser at 604-321-8080

see my website emergency listings for other emergency clinics.


Vets that may sometimes do HOUSECALLS,  OR  who may be open on weekends include: 

Vancouver:  Dr Richard Calland in Vancouver - see


Vancouver and outer areas:  Dr. Jeff Berkshire, 778-968-2424


Richmond:  Dr Joseph Martinez in Richmond  at cell 778-855-3211


Ladner/Tsawwassen:  48th Ave Animal Hospital (AAHA)  Ladner (604-946-7779 website:, (open Saturday and Sunday 9-5pm, closed Stat Hollidays)


Burnaby/North of Hwy #1: try Dawson Street Vet clinic 604-620-9091, email is helpful, use:




Dr. Susan provides Gentle & Compassionate Care for your pet in your home. Her focus is on improving comfort and health of senior pets and nervous pets. As well, she offers Quality of Life Assessments & Peaceful Home Euthanasia appointments.



Housecall Vet - Our Story

Dr. Susan Hetherington is a graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College in P.E.I. Canada (AVC 1995). She has worked in England, eastern Canada, rural BC and as a locum throughout the Lower British Columbia Mainland. She currently lives in Ladner Delta.
Creature Comforts Veterinary Home Services Ltd. is registered with College of Veterinarians of British Columbia, CVBC, The Province of BC and Delta Corp.

About us
Dr. Susan Hetherington



Veterinarian, Dr. Susan Hetherington, provides the benefits of a veterinarian's assessment and care, at the place where your pet is most comfortable  - at home. She especially enjoys her focus of bringing added comfort to senior or nervous pets. 

Selena Jones

Practice Manager


"Selena has always been drawn to both traditional and complementary healing. She has been caring for animals as a Veterinary Assistant since 1998."

What our pet families say


Dear Dr. Hetherington, It was such a pleasure to meet you. This is yet another lesson to me that there really are Angels on earth and you are definitely one of them! Thanks again for everything and I have been passing your name on to everyone I know. Kindest Regards,

Linda Shaw, Surrey BC 2013


Dr. Susan,You went above and beyond anything anyone could ask of you.  Thanks again.  I would certainly recommend you to anyone looking for competent, compassionate veterinary care.

Pat Hyatt, White Rock



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