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It’s Hard to Say Goodbye – Humane Euthanasia

There is a time when we all have to make a decision regarding the quality and future of our pet’s life. Humane euthanasia is a term we use when we humanely end a pet’s life. In small animal veterinary medicine, this is usually performed with the use of injectable medications.

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Echo – Senior Focus

Name: Echo Age:12  Breed: German Shepherd Presented for: Mobility Changes Diagnostics Performed: Bloodwork- CBC & Chemistries, Radiographs Diagnosis: Radiographs revealed Osteoarthritis and Grade 4 Hip Dysplasia. Bloodwork results were within normal ranges. Treatment Plan: Start Medications for anti-inflammatory and pain management. Modified exercise routine supported with Glucosamine supplements to help with joint health. Update from […]

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Early disease detection and your senior pet

As our pets age they have an increased risk of developing various age related problems and diseases. Wellness testing is performed in our senior pets (over 7 years) to decrease the risk that a disease process goes undetected. Thankfully most of the time no abnormalities are found and the results of wellness testing can be […]

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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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