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Lungworm (Crenosoma vulpis) Infections in Dogs

Often, we have pet owners tell us that they don’t need a dewormer because they don’t see worms. With some species of worms, we wouldn’t expect to see any adult worms unless the pet was severely debilitated by an infestation. Very infrequently in pets that have parasites are these worms ever seen.  

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Travel Kit!

It’s that time of year that we all start thinking about travelling!  If you are heading out with your pet, it’s always a good idea to pack a travel kit. Here are some suggestions for what to include.

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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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Separation Anxiety September

The summer holidays are over. The kids are back to school and we have finished our vacations. Most of us are back to work and are out of the house for many hours, leaving our dogs home alone. This is something that they have not been accustomed to over the past few months.

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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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