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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, four 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
I love the staff at Westwood Pet Focus. They have become like family to me. I could not…

Tanya Ellsworth

One of our fur-kids has chronic health issues. From day 1, the staff at Westwood Hills clinic have been wonderful…

Michelle Breen

Have been taking our pets here for years. Great staff & great communication-always knowledgeable, kind and compassionate. They treat us…

Rose Marie

I would recommend Westwood Hills Veterinary without hesitation and in fact I have. My animals have received the best in…

Sue Brown

Friendly - Knowledgeable - Compassionate, Three of the reasons why I choose Westwood hills as my vet! I couldn't be…

Mary Cook

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CATegory5: The Hospital Visit; We Have Arrived!

Once you have scheduled an appointment give yourself plenty of time to arrive at the hospital a bit early. Sometimes people and cats have to wait for a little while but we do try to minimize this as much as possible. We recognize that waiting can be stressful for you and your cat.

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CATegory 4: The Journey to the Hospital

Cats are creatures of habit, ritual and "normalcy".  They don't care for excess motion and they don't like rapid changes in their environment. They don't like to be over stimulated visually and don't appreciate loud noises. These things can all lead to increased FAS, (Fear, Anxiety, and Stress).

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