To Our Valued Clients:



At the moment, we are still currently open for business, BUT if things change due to any unforeseen circumstances, we will notify all clients immediately and call to cancel/reschedule clients with any upcoming appointments. 

Please follow our current guidelines listed below:


Before entering the clinic, please fill out the COVID-19 screening formnew-screening-questions-before-coming-in-for-an-appointment.pdf

If you are feeling ill, have been out of the country, or may have been possibly exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the      past 14 days, please AVOID entering the clinic as we would like to protect all of our clients and employees.

If you have an appointment, and are not feeling well, please call us to CANCEL & RESCHEDULE your appointment to when you are cleared from quarantine as directed by BC health authorities. 

There is also NO CANCELLATION fee for cancelling your appointment, we would appreciate it you could please call us to give us as much notice as possible to allow us to offer your appointment to another patient.


All employees and clients must wear proper face masks. The mask must cover your mouth and nose.

Face shields CANNOT be worn as a replacement of the face masks, they can be worn as added protection.                         See Work Safe BC using face shields for more details.

Masks are MANDATORY, clients will be denied entry without a properly worn mask. See WorkSafe BC Masks in Workplace for more details.


Please keep 6ft/2m apart from employees and other clients.

Our clinic doors will be locked to control the flow and limit the number of people on the premises. Please ring the door bell or call us to let us know you are here for an appointment or to pick up a product. We may ask you to wait in your car or outside the clinic if we are at our max occupancy. 

Please keep a maximum of 2 people per household when coming in for an appointment.


Clients have the option of paying for medication and food ahead of time over the phone in order to decrease the number of clients coming in and the amount of time spent in the clinic.

Please call us at 604-620-9091 when you have arrived and are parked in our parking lot or are outside of the clinic's front door and we can drop off the prepaid item to you.


Please wash your hands or sanitize upon arrival and exit.

Thank you for your cooperation!

For more information about the coronavirus please see the following links:

Government of Canada

WHO: World Health Organization

BC CDC: BC Centre for Disease Control

WSAVA: World Small Animal Veterinary Association


Welcome to Dawson Street Veterinary Clinic

Your Family Veterinarian in Burnaby, BC
Call us at 604-620-9091

At Dawson Street Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

If you live in Burnaby or the surrounding area in BC, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Darla Cabanas is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of companion animals. Your pet's health and well-being is our priority and you can trust us to always offer your pet our best possible care and attention.

Dawson Street Veterinary Clinic is a full service animal clinic to provide wellness/illness examinations, radiology, spay/neuter surgery, lump removal surgery, dental cleaning and extractions under anesthesia, as well as other types of appointments for your pet's health concerns. 

Dr. Darla Cabanas is a caring, compassionate, and experienced veterinarian that you can trust to care for your beloved pet. Beyond compassionate pet care, our clinic environment is cozy, comfortable, kid-friendly, positive, and calm so that your pet can relax and look forward to meeting the veterinarian!

Our Burnaby office is centrally-located in the lower mainland and has easy access from Lougheed/Broadway, Highway 1, Grandview/12th Avenue, Boundary Road, or Willingdon! You can find us using the "Get Directions" button at the bottom of this page or from our Contact Us page. We have dedicated parking at the back of the clinic.

If you have a question for us, please call 604-620-9091 and we'll help you as soon as possible.

We look forward to meeting you and your pet soon!

Dr. Darla Cabanas 

Burnaby Veterinarian | Dawson Street Veterinary Clinic | 604-620-9091

102-4381 Dawson Street 

Burnaby, BC V5C 4B4



Closest to our location: Canada West Veterinary Specialist

Click here for a list of EMERGENCY veterinary hospitals.


We are no longer selling Burnaby Dog licenses.

You may purchase it at Burnaby City Hall or from the Burnaby BC SPCA.

More information is available on the City of Burnaby website.


Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 6:30pm 

Closed for LUNCH on:

  • Mondays-Fridays between 2:00-3:00pm
  • Saturdays between 1:00-2:00pm

We are closed on ALL Sundays and Statutory Holidays.

Please follow our social media for more frequent updates!

Please see our 2021 Holiday schedule below:

  • Friday, January 1st, 2021 ----------- CLOSED for New Year's Day
  • Monday, February 15th, 2021 ---- CLOSED for Family Day
  • Friday, April 2nd, 2021 -------------- CLOSED for Good Friday
  • Monday, May 24th, 2021 ----------- CLOSED for Victoria Day
  • Thursday, July 1st, 2021 -------------CLOSED for Canada Day
  • Monday, August 2nd, 2021 -------- CLOSED for BC Day
  • Monday, September 6th, 2021 --- CLOSED for Labour Day
  • Monday, October 11th, 2021 ------ CLOSED for Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, November 11th, 2021-- CLOSED for Remembrance
  • Saturday, December 25th, 2021 --- CLOSED for Christmas Day
  • Sunday, December 26th, 2021 ------ CLOSED for Boxing Day 

New patients receive

15% OFF their first visit.

Sign-up using the form or call us at 604-620-9091 to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

About Us

Learn Who We Are

  • Dawson Street Veterinary Clinic is proud to have been serving the health needs of pets and their pet-parents in the Burnaby BC area since 2012. Pets who visit our clinic are cared for by Dr. Darla Cabanas, a caring, compassionate, and experienced veterinarian.

    Our clinic team is small and just like an extended family to our patients and their families. We treat our patients with positive attention and compassionate care at every visit.


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Our little corgi Roscoe loves it here! Had to take him in today on short notice and they were very accommodating, always seem happy to see our pup. As a result Roscoe loves coming over, and despite getting his shots there I'm pretty sure he just sees the clinic as the place where he gets extra attention and plenty of treats. Happy to have them so close by, definitely puts my mind at ease. :)"
    Abby C.
  • "Dr. Darla is a wonderful vet... incredibly knowledgeable and kind. Darla and her staff, Kelly and Diana are so great as people and with my dog, Darby. In fact, Darby drags me in the office just about everyday so she can just see them. And Darby has had shots there, an ultrasound, teeth cleaned and she still loves going there on a daily basis. Now that is a sign of a great vet and her great staff!"
    Corinne H.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


9:30 am-6:30 pm

CLOSED for lunch between 2:00 - 3:00pm


9:30 am-6:30 pm

CLOSED for lunch between 2:00 - 3:00pm


9:30 am-6:30 pm

CLOSED for lunch between 2:00 - 3:00pm


9:30 am-6:30 pm

CLOSED for lunch between 2:00 - 3:00pm


9:30 am-6:30 pm

CLOSED for lunch between 2:00 - 3:00pm


9:30 am-6:30 pm

CLOSED for lunch between 1:00 - 2:00 pm




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