Why join us

Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital is located in Tantallon, NS and is a bustling 4-doctor hospital with a wonderful support staff. Together with annual health exams and more frequent attention to senior pets, our team provides complete veterinary medical care to dogs and cats in the community.

Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital is also a Cat Friendly Practice accredited at the Gold level.

In addition to the fulfillment we get from caring for cherished animals in the hospital, we take great pride in being an important institution in our community. Tantallon is a tranquil suburban area that is only a 30-minute drive away from Halifax. Our hospital is conveniently located off Highway 103 and Hammons Plains Road, near various shops, restaurants and other amenities. Tantallon is surrounded by lush parklands and picturesque bodies of water including Hubley Mill Lake and Stillwater Lake—which altogether provide a beautiful background for work and play.

How to join us

For Veterinarian, Vet Student programs, and Registered Veterinary Technician opportunities, click HERE.

For all other positions at our hospital (Client Care Specialist/Receptionist, Vet Assistant), email your resume to careers@westwoodhillsvet.ca.

Last updated: September 15, 2021

Dear Clients,

The health and safety of both you and our staff is our top priority. We appreciate your help in keeping our community safe by following our COVID-19 policies:

  • Masks are required for all clients entering our hospital, as well as for all our staff
  • 1 client per exam room allowed (exceptions will be made for end of life procedures)
  • Credit cards are the preferred method of payment
  • Curbside pickup of food and medication is still available. Please call ahead of time so that we can have your order ready upon your arrival. A reminder that we require 48 hours notice for food and prescription orders. To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".

    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed


    Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - Your dedicated team at Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital