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Parasite Prevention and Knowing When to Use What!

Come this time of year it’s always a big concern to animal owners knowing if they are properly protecting their pets and, in some circumstances, their families against common parasites.

The world of parasite prevention is constantly changing and growing. Different products are emerging every year and it’s hard for owners to keep up and choose what will give their pet the best protection for their lifestyle.

To help understand some of the products we offer at West Hill Animal Clinic, here is a chart that helps to explain common questions such as:

  • When should parasite prevention be given?
  • Why is timing important?
  • What parasites does each product cover?
  • Why is heartworm testing done in the spring?
  • Should I choose topical or oral medication?

Seasonal Guide for Topical Parasite Control

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Seasonal Guide for Oral Parasite Control

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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: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 2020 some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are 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 – 7:30 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

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