Dr. Joy Prescesky

I graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2003 and have recently joined Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital in 2023.  I also hold degrees from Acadia and Queen's University and am pursuing a part-time education degree through St. Francis Xavier University. I love to learn! There are many aspects of veterinary medicine that I find rewarding, especially the human-animal bond. I am thrilled to continue learning and becoming a part of the wonderful and knowledgeable Westwood Hills Veterinary family! When I am not at work, you can find me on the ice either coaching or playing hockey, playing my guitar, reading, sewing, and spending time with my family.  
A few weeks ago, I had to say goodbye to my old dog Brutus. It was sad & heart breaking…

Lise Chiasson

I have used Westwood Hills Pet Focus for almost 5 years. I couldn’t be happier with the staff. Every single…

Leslie Gluckman

Dr. MacDonald is very nice. My dog seems to really like him. Getting appointments are easy. The front staff are…

Skye Herritt

I have been going to Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital for years with my dogs. I love them! I…

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