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Microchipping Your Pet

Ever worry about your pet running off and not knowing if you'd find them? Microchipping can bring a peace of mind!


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Dental Care Month

Have you brushed your pet's teeth today? Daily teeth brushing and annual dental cleanings help prevent severe dental disease and other health issues.


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Welcome to Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital in Upper Tantallon

Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital is located at Highway 103’s Exit 5 in the Sobeys Mall, Tantallon, near the Scotiabank.

Since opening, the hospital staff has increased to four Veterinarians, four Registered Veterinary Technicians, two Veterinary Assistants, four Client Care Specialists and a Site Coordinator. Dr. Rushton has a special interest in orthopedic surgery – he has moved these services to the new PetFocus clinic at Bedford South. Dr. Chris MacDonald is the Petfocus partner at Westwood Hills and he is joined by associate veterinarians Dr. Robert Doucette, Dr. Jane Corkum and Dr. Alex Hare.

Together with annual health exams and more frequent attention to senior pets, Westwood Hills provides complete medical care for your pets.

Meet the Team
Since the beginning, Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital has been there for us. From the moment you step in the…

Ruby Watson

I have been a customer of Westwood Pet Focus for 13 1/2 years. The professionalism and knowledge the doctors…

Stephanie Burke

Very professional, friendly and caring. Took our Bastin terrier there with a eye ulcer and came home feeling hopeful.…

Margaret Spencer

HUGE sigh of relief working with this vet. We can exhale as we have peace of mind our animals are…

C Foreht

We moved into the area almost 10 years ago and have been clients ever since. The whole team - from…

Adele Maclean


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Reasons Why You Shouldn't Kiss Your Dog

 In the exam room of our veterinary clinic we see a full range of the way people interact with their pets, from big slobbery kisses from their Great Danes to madly pumping the antibacterial hand sanitizer after touching a kitten’s head.

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Hyperthyroidism in Cat

Let Me Introduce You To SammySammy is a 12 year old cat that is the picture of good health. He eats well, has a nice coat, is affectionate and even goes for walks with his mom and big sister Bella. He LOVES his life!

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