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Top Ten Holiday Dangers

Keep your pet safe this holiday season!

  1. Chocolate – toxic to both cats and dogs
  2. Lights and cords – strangulation and electrocution
  3. Bones – choking hazard
  4. Specialty foods (packaged deli meat and cheeses) – if eaten can cause severe gastrointestinal upset
  5. Tinsel, bows and ribbons – tinsel can wrap around and cause obstructions, choking hazard
  6. Stuffed animals – choking hazard or internal obstruction
  7. Grapes and raisins – toxic to both cats and dogs
  8. Candles – fire hazard if knocked over
  9. Glass ornaments – can cause cuts in the mouth if chewed or on the feet if stepped on
  10. Plants – some flowers (and their water) found in holiday bouquets

Written by: Sarah, CCR

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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