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Our veterinarians in Westfield offer you the helpful tips and useful advice you need on our blog to keep your pets happy and in great health.

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How many teeth do dogs have?

How many teeth do dogs have?

Just like humans, puppies are born without teeth then they go through multiple sets of teeth that grow in and fall out. Our Westfield vets talk about exactly how many sets of teeth dogs have, how to care for them and when you can expect them to fall out.

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Cat Tooth Extractions: What to Expect & What to Watch For

Cat Tooth Extractions: What to Expect & What to Watch For

Caring for your cat's teeth is an important part of their routine care, unfortunately, it is often missed resulting in serious oral health conditions. Here, our Westfield vets discuss tooth extraction surgery in cats, what to expect after their surgery and during recovery, and how you can prevent them.

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My dog's ear is bleeding, when is it an emergency?

My dog's ear is bleeding, when is it an emergency?

The potential causes of blood in your pup's ear canal can vary in severity, ranging from a small scratch to more serious conditions requiring immediate care. Here, our Westfield vets talk about the causes of bloody ears in dogs, how you can help stop a dog's ear from bleeding and when it might be a veterinary emergency.

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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

While uncommon, blood blisters can happen when a cat experiences an injury to their ear. Today, our Westfield vets talk about the signs and causes of cat ear hematomas and how surgery can help to treat this issue and prevent future occurrences.

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Dog Knee Surgery

Dog Knee Surgery

Treatment is crucial for dogs experiencing a torn ligament and in some cases, this can mean a surgical procedure. Today our Westfield vets discuss the signs of torn cruciate ligaments and how surgery can help treat your dog's knee injury.

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Spayed or Neutered?: Guide to Getting Your Cat Fixed

Spayed or Neutered?: Guide to Getting Your Cat Fixed

When you have your cat fixed, you can help protect them against various diseases and health conditions as well as prevent unwanted litters of kittens. Our Westfield vets talk about the benefits of getting a cat fixed and what to expect when they are spayed or neutered.

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What is medical pet boarding?

What is medical pet boarding?

If you need to go away without your pet but your pet requires some extra care then medical pet boarding may be the right option. Here, our Westfield vets discuss the considerations when you need to go away and how medical pet boarding may be suitable for your pet if they require ongoing care and supervision.

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How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

You try to base as much of your life around your dog as possible but sometimes it just won't be possible and you may need to go out without them. Here, our vets in Westfield talk about how to safely leave your dog at home alone and how pet boarding may be a good alternative option.

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What to Look For When Boarding Your Dog

What to Look For When Boarding Your Dog

When you need to go away, it can be difficult to leave your dog behind. Luckily, boarding kennels offer a great option for ensuring they are well cared for. Today, our Westfield vets talk about considerations with boarding for dogs, how to choose the right boarding facility, and how to prepare your dog for their visit.

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How to Travel With a Cat: Tips For a Low-Stress Trip

How to Travel With a Cat: Tips For a Low-Stress Trip

Are you going to be traveling in the near future and plan on bringing your feline friend with you for the journey? Here, our Westfield vets share some tips for traveling with a cat and what you can do to ensure that your trip is stress-free.

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Looking for a vet in Westfield? Our vets at Westfield Animal Hospital are now accepting new patients! Our friendly and welcoming vets love providing cats, dogs, and exotic pets with high-quality veterinary care. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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