Westway Animal Clinic
Where pets are part of the family!
1500 Royal York Road
Etobicoke, Ontario
westwayinfo@westwaydvm.com
416-243-3200

12 Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Pets

July Blog Traveling With Your Pet

Most of us with pets love the idea of bringing them along on a road-trip. Whether it be camping, to the cottage, or down into the United States – the trip doesn’t feel complete without them! However, traveling with pets takes some thoughtful preparation, as it can be stressful for you and your four-legged companion […]

You Know Your Pet Best

You Know Your Pet Best

In veterinary medicine, much of what we do revolves around the concept of reducing risk. Veterinary medicine is similar to human pediatric medicine – our patients cannot express themselves and so we are left to assess and figure out what is going on without knowledge of what hurts, how long it has hurt, what kind […]

Aging Cats Part 2 – Things To Watch Out For At Home

Aging Cats Part 2

In Part 1 of our blog on Aging Cats I outlined several things to watch for at home as well as a list of reasons older cats require routine veterinary care. I wanted to take the time to fully explain each of these points so that, as a cat lover, you can truly appreciate and […]

Aging Cats Part 1 – They Don’t Really Have 9 Lives

Aging Cats Pt1

Did you know that about half of the cats in Canada are over the age of 8 years old? Cats between 7-10 years are considered mature while cats between 10-14 years are considered senior, and over 15 years, cats are considered geriatric. Knowing that 25% of mature cats and 50% of geriatric cats develop at […]

Fleas and Ticks. We’re Still at War…

Fleas and Ticks Prevention in Etobicoke

Anybody who reads our blogs or is a client of ours knows that our goal at Westway Animal Clinic is always to minimize risk of disease and focus on prevention. It is impossible to talk about preventive care and not discuss parasites, so our April blog is on two very common parasites – fleas and […]

Declawing or Not Declawing – Some Facts You Need to Know

Declaw Or Not Declaw

Declawing has become a very controversial topic of conversation in the animal welfare world. It is an elective procedure that has been banned in many countries and, while it isn’t banned in Canada where veterinarians have the choice within their practices, there is growing pressure for us to formally ban the procedure across the board. […]

Pet Dental Health Awareness Month

Pet Dentistry Westway Animal Clinic in Etobicoke

February is traditionally Dental Health Awareness Month and so, this year, I thought I’d raise awareness by commenting on some myths we commonly hear from our clients regarding pet dental care.   1) Bad breath is just a “pet” thing – all pets have it! Bad breath is caused by bacteria living in your pets’ […]

Westway Animal Clinic – The Year Ahead

Westway AHHA Accredited

Can you believe that 2015 has passed us by? I feel like it was only a few months ago that I was preparing my blog on pet toxicity… as it turns out, I wrote it on December 30th, 2014! As a veterinarian I started writing these blogs as a way to connect with pet owners […]

Becoming A Cat Friendly Practice

Aging Cats Part 2

It is hard to believe that November is already here. I remember Halloween coming up and thinking to myself that it was time to write my monthly blog, then some sad, happy and unexpected events occurred and just like that, it is already the 24th of November! Before we know it 2016 will have arrived […]

Leptospirosis In Pets – What Is It & Why Worry?

Leptospirosis In Pets

This month I’ve decided to dedicate my blog to a disease that is prevalent during late summer and fall. The disease is not only very dangerous for our dogs, but also for their humans as it can be passed from one to the other. Leptospirosis is the topic of this month’s blog. You may have […]

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Location & Hours

1500 Royal York Road, Unit 29
Etobicoke, Ontario
M9P 3B6

Mon: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: 9:00am - 5:00pm