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Choosing Your Next Cat Companion

Could a cat’s coat colour and pattern be linked to their personality and temperament?  Whether studies have shown this to be true or not, people do associate cat’s personality with the colour of their coat.  It is very interesting to know this as it may help you decide what colour of cat best fits into […]

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Preventing and Managing Canine Aggression with a Muzzle

The sounds, the smells, the various other pets in the waiting room or about to walk out of a room, hands-on humans, the pokes – can all be a recipe for aggression in some nervous dogs.

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Fall Dangers for Pets

Fall is my most favorite time of year. The trees changing color, Thanksgiving and Halloween. Autumn is the most beautiful season in my opinion. But what we may not realize is that for our pets; the fall season brings with it some new dangers. Rodenticides: With colder temperatures, mice and rats tend to look for warmer […]

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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: September 28, 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