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Minimizing Risks as your Pet Ages

Senior pets have a greater need for special care than younger ones do. There are many health conditions that can arise as your pet gets older. Some are unavoidable, but many can be avoided by taking preventive measures throughout their lives. Feeding a high quality senior diet can help, as senior pets generally need a […]

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The Importance of Senior Wellness Testing by Jessica

There’s no mistake, when you walk into our clinic you will see that it is Seniors Months during October and November here at West Hill Animal Clinic. We take great pride in providing your pet with exceptional care and quality service. When is your pet considered a senior you wonder? Typically we say for medium […]

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Celebrating Senior Pets Night!

Scarborough Vet Celebrating Senior Pets Night! We are committed to helping owners enrich the lives of their pets. Senior pets can live a longer, healthier and more active life by eating right and discovering any problems while they are still manageable. This evening will be hosted by our very own Dr. Clayton Greenway. You can […]

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The Importance of Keeping a Clean Litter Box by Julie

As most cat owners know, cats are very clean animals.  That is why it is important to keep a clean litter box.  A cat’s sense of smell is 14 times stronger than ours, so a stinky litter box can cause your cat to look for an alternate location to do their business. Location is important.  […]

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Why does my dog’s breath smell?

Bad breath (halitosis) in a dog or cat is usually because of poor dental health.  Occasionally a dog or cat may have good teeth and still have bad breath in which case the diet is usually the cause. This is relatively rare, however, compared to the likelihood of a dental issue.

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Last updated: December 17, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective September 28th, 2020 we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

5. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

Your dedicated team at West Hill Animal Clinic