Cat Vet

Janis Wall

Registered Veterinary Technician

I am a new veterinary technician that found my way to Westwood Hills during my work placement at Maritime Business College in late 2017. I grew up in Cape Breton, but have been calling Halifax my home for over 10 years. After completing university, I realized that I wanted to change career paths and do what made me happy-- working with animals. I always knew I wanted to work with animals, but it was not until recently that I discovered the role of the veterinary technician and got to learn just how great the job is. I have a growing interest in animal behaviour, and I am more than happy to be part of, and learn from, the Westwood Hills team!

I currently share my home with two orange cats, Pekoe and Prim, as well as one very demanding beagle/valley bulldog mix, Smokey.

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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