Blog: Dog Services

Veterinarian giving an injection to a dog


Our canine vaccine program is divided into “core” and “non-core” vaccines. They are administered in accordance with guidelines set by the American Animal Hospital Association. Core vaccines are highly recommended for all dogs, either by law or because of the life-threatening nature of the diseases. Non-core vaccines are administered selectively,…

Veterinarian giving an injection to a puppy

Puppy Vaccinations

Puppy vaccinations are given at a critical period in the puppy’s life when they are no longer receiving immunity through nursing. These vaccines jump start their immune system to ward off potentially life-threatening disease processes.

Dog running on the grass outdoors

Spaying and Neutering

Spay and neuter services are two of the most common surgeries at West Hill Animal Clinic. We know putting your new puppy through a surgery that involves anesthetic can be frightening, but our highly skilled veterinary team is available to answer each of your questions and address all of your…

Veterinarian standing behind a dog and holding a toothbrush with toothpaste

Dental Care

We all realize the importance of our own dental routines to prevent the occurrence of dental disease within ourselves; dental care for our dogs is equally important. Dental disease or periodontal disease is the most widespread disease associated with 80% of dogs. It can lead to irritated gums, painful dental…