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Celebrating Seniors

You may have heard the saying ‘age is not a disease’ and at Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital we want to share this message with you. When pets age and cross into their Golden Years, it doesn't mean a decline in quality of life or comfort. Make sure to book an appointment today and ask us about our senior pet care. There are so many steps we can take to keep your senior pet happy and healthy!

 

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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 peace of mind!

 

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Pet Parasite Prevention

Most pets will contract some form of parasites during their lifetime, that's why Woodbury Veterinary Hospital offers the latest treatments & preventive services in parasite care. Visit us today!

 

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Welcome to PetFocus 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
Dr. MacDonald, Dr. Hare & Dr. Corkum have always treated us and our fur babies with the utmost respect. We…

Kelly Crewson

We have been taking our pack of many to Westwood Vet for 10+ years. All of our animals have pretty…

Amanda Dauphinee

Being new to Nova Scotia,we were directed by friends to Westwood Hills . We returned from Florida where our 12…

Mike Barnes

I have been taking my boy, Aspen, to Westwood Hills since I got him nine years ago. The vets and…

Shar Pei

We had to put Genevieve, our beautiful 18 yr old tabby, to sleep this past Saturday. Dr. Hare and Erica…

Bruce Chisholm

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