Leslie Harnish

Client Care Specialist

I've always had a love of animals and was given the opportunity 17 years ago to start work at a local clinic, which brought me here today. I joined Westwood in March 2002.

I love the people and their pets, making people smile and the warm friendly atmosphere.

I enjoy riding my horse Chip out on the trails, as well as hanging out with my dogs Hank & Juliet, goats Nacho & Bean and my many pet chickens. My first pet was a pony named Patches.


The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

Pets can get lost which can be a traumatic and possibly tragic event.  It’s important to have a collar and ID tag, but these are not foolproof.  Collars can break or fall off leaving your pet unidentifiable. This can be prevented with the use of a microchip. As noted in the Dartmouth Tribune in April 2017: A pet is lost every seven seconds One in three pets will go missing in their lifetime Only 2 percent of lost cats and 17 percent of lost dogs with ID return home When a pet gets lost, they are 20 times more likely to make their way back home when they have a microchip

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