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Acupuncture – When Eastern Ways Meet Wes

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Eastern medicine has slowly but surely been making its way into mainstream medicine within the human medical system for the past few years. As could be expected, that has prompted significant interest from pet owners about the uses of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in pets. As our clients are aware, Westway Animal Clinic takes pride […]

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Emerging Pet Diseases

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Greetings friends of Westway Animal Clinic. It has been a little while since our last blog and there has been a lot going on! Just as we thought signs of spring were upon us, snow started falling one last time! 2018 is really taking it’s time to warm up and we know that, our own […]

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To Vaccinate, or Not to Vaccinate?

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To Vaccinate, or Not to Vaccinate? That Is The Question! Over the years, veterinary diseases have evolved, resulting in changes to our protocols, recommendations, products and veterinary medicine and services. Vaccinations have been the crux of the relationship that exists between veterinarians and pet owners; annually, pet owners bring their pets in for an exam […]

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Fall is Just Around the Corner

Happy September from Westway Animal Clinic

Happy September Everybody! The first day of fall is just around the corner and we wanted to take this opportunity to acknowledge some things happening at Westway Animal Clinic. As many of you are aware, Dr. Peter is now off on maternity leave and, while we await the arrival of her little one, we wanted […]

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The Ticks Have Arrived!

May 2017 Blog - The Ticks Have Arrived

Ticks are gross and can be dangerous. They are tiny bugs who bury their head in your skin, drink your blood and literally grow in size after a blood meal – potentially passing on diseases as they feed! They are ugly, insidious and just plain creepy crawly… unfortunately, they are becoming more and more prevalent […]

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We’re Still Fighting Pet Parasites

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I realize that the last 48 hours has turned our neighbourhoods back into a winter wonderland but the reality is that as the snow melts and we do begin to experience spring, we will come across a problem that is hard to ignore. Anywhere you go (including many front and back yards), there is dog […]

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Pet Dental Health Month

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month! The Westway team takes pet dental health very seriously, so we would like to take this opportunity to focus on why dental health is so important and how you can ensure your pet has the best dental health possible.   Many pet owners are shocked to discover during […]

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Does Your Pet Food Make The Grade?

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! As we reflect on 2016 we can’t help but think about all the new furry friends we made, the wonderful new pet owners we met and the pet owners we got to see through the year who have become more like family to us at Westway Animal Clinic. At the same time, […]

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Pet Food Labels – Cracking the Code

Westway Animal Clinic Blog - Pet Food Labels

It is obvious by now that we believe whole heartedly that nutrition is a critical component towards a pets’ quality and longevity of life. I want to be clear that, while I do not work for a pet food company, I have chosen to carry specific brands in our hospital that reflect the ethics, philosophies […]

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A High-Paw For Our Veterinary Technician...

A High-Paw For Our Veterinary Technicians!

October 16-22, 2016 is National Veterinary Technician Week and as the lead technician at Westway Animal Clinic I am very excited to be writing the October blog. Every year at this time, our team at Westway likes to give a special acknowledgement and thank you to our wonderful technicians for everything that they do. I […]

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