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Study finds raw diets for pets place animals, owners at risk

A new study conducted by Utrecht University scientists, published in British veterinary journal Vet Record, has discovered that raw meat-based diets (RMBD) for pets, places owners at risk for serious disease.

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Kidney Disease Part 3 – Therapies

Your Pet has been diagnosed with Kidney Disease, now what? In previous blogs we discussed the diagnosis of renal disease, now we will discuss therapies for these pets.

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Cancer and Tumours in Pets

Animals can develop cancer cells throughout their lifetime, just as we humans can. In some, these cells remain dormant and no malignancy ever grows; in others, the cells behave very badly.

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Canine MRSA – (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus)

The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal species infections in animals is increasing, and this is no longer an “uncommon” finding in clinical practice.

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What you Need to Know About Canine Influenza H3N2

In December 2017 greyhound dogs from South Korea were brought to the United States via a Rescue organization, two dogs from this group were exported to Southwestern Ontario.

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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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Why do Cats Seem to Have Nine Lives?

Some people believe cats have nine lives because they have an uncanny ability to survive falls from heights that would normally kill a dog or human.

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