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The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

Pets can get lost which can be a traumatic and possibly tragic event.  It’s important to have a collar and ID tag, but these are not foolproof.  Collars can break or fall off leaving your pet unidentifiable. This can be prevented with the use of a microchip. As noted in the Dartmouth Tribune in April […]

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Fall’s Coming!

Here are some tips to prepare for fall.

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Tips for Helping Your Cat into Their Carrier!

It’s very important that your cats come in for an annual exam. However, a trip to the veterinary office is often stressful and we often skip them as a result.

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Dogs Seem to Love Porcupines, Unfortunately for Them!

Porcupines are small slow-moving herbivorous critters, that are largely nocturnal. They are most likely to be investigating and eating at dusk and throughout the night.

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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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An Epidemic and Common Cause of Subclinical Chronic Pain

Periodontal disease is the number one health problem in small animal patients. By two years of age, 70% of cats and 80% of dogs have some form of periodontal disease.

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