About Us

The Anicare Veterinary Hospital is located in rural Central Saanich. Established in 1991 with the conversion of the existing farm house into a fully functioning small animal hospital. Scottish Veterinarian Dr. Jonathan Smith purchased the practice in 1999.

Dr.Jonathan Smith owns and operates the Anicare Veterinary Hospital. He grew up in Scotland and graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1989. He moved with his wife Ina to Canada in 1995. They live on the Peninsula with their 2 daughters, 1 dog and 3 horses. Jonathan works in all areas of small animal medicine and surgery, and has a special interest in allergies. He is also trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine offering acupuncture, herbal treatments and diet therapy.

Dr. Georgia Quinlan is a local veterinarian who travelled to Scotland for her training at Dr. Smith's Alumn, the University of Edinburgh. She is very excited to start her career here at Anicare. When she is not busy working, Dr. Quinlan loves to ride horses and spend time with her dog. 


Location & Hours

Location & Hours

2263 Mt.Newton Cross Road
Central Saanich, BC V8M 1T8
(250) 652-5505 (250) 652-5548 Fax


Mon-Fri 8.30am to 5:30pm
Sat 9:00am to 12:00pm

Closed October 12, 2020

After hour emergencies : 250-475-2495 Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital  vcacanada.com/centralvictoria/

or WAVES Vetererinary Emergency Hospital 778-432-4322 - www.wavesvet.com