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Dr. Helene Van Doninck

The veterinary and wildlife rehabilitation community mourns the loss of Helene Van Doninck who passed away recently in Truro, Nova Scotia of ovarian cancer.

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U.S. Woman Becomes 1st Person to Have Eye Worms Previously Seen Only in Cattle

Outdoor pastimes during summer months exposed her to infection, researchers say. I found this article from CBC very relevant to the topic of parasite prevention. If you are worried your pet has a case of worms, please contact our clinic. Worms can come with many adverse health effects that can even lead to death. 

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Camping with Your Dog

Here are some tips for camping with your dog:

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ROAD TRIP TIME! Travelling with your pet

It’s time for a road trip!  If that road trip includes bringing your pet, here are some tips to make your next road trip less stressful for both you and your pet.

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Halifax Chamber of Commerce Business After-Hours Event

This month’s Halifax Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Event is sponsored by PetFocus. Join us on March 27 (5-7pm) at our Bedford South location, 15 Peakview Way, for an evening of fun and learning. Admission is free for this event. We hope to see you at the paw-ty!

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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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