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Bones and Pets: Not a Good Mix

Dog and cat owners frequently ask us if their pets can be fed bones.

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Allergies

Seasonal allergies, or atopy, are one of the most common skin disorders in dogs.

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Grain Free Diets and Heart Disease: Is There a Link?

Food trends are frequently seen in human medicine and are constantly changing (kefir, kale, nut milk, etc.).

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Cat Life Stresses (Vet Visits)

Imagine how you would feel if someone suddenly picked you up, put you in a box, took you for a ride in a strange vehicle, and then let an unknown person in a white coat probe your most delicate areas and stick needles in you!

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The One-Eyed Bandit!

Meet Bandit! The one-eyed Bandit!

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Dr Chris MacDonald is a wonderful veterinarian. He has been our go-to veterinarian for 20 years. This week,…

Andrew Boyles

IT'S THREE FOR THREE! Today we made our third visit to Westwood and I'm still coming away ever so impressed.…

Sue Mcneil

I have been going to Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital for years with my dogs. I love them! I…

Kj H

Once again, we have had a wonderful experience with Westwood Hills Veterinary services. Dr. Rob Doucette did extensive oral surgery…

Brian Mackie

Woof! I have been taking my pets to Pet Focus\Westwood Hills since 1995 when I moved to the area.…

Andrea Christ

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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 2017: A pet is lost every seven seconds One in three pets will go missing in their lifetime Only 2 percent of lost cats and 17 percent of lost dogs with ID return home When a pet gets lost, they are 20 times more likely to make their way back home when they have a microchip

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