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Starting Monday March 7th, our Union location is back to in-person visits, with extended hours for Emergency and General Practice, Monday through Saturday 7am to Midnight. Our Westfield location also remains open for General Practice in-person visits.

Service Highlight: How We Care For Chronically Ill Pets

When your pet is diagnosed with a chronic or long-term condition, the road ahead can be uncertain. Some pets’ chronic illnesses can be managed easily, while others require frequent and ongoing diagnostics, medical treatment, and assessment to make sure the pet is maintaining a good quality of life. And as pets age, the chances of [...]

On the Ready: Disaster Preparedness For Pet Safety and Peace of Mind

If you have lived through any natural disaster, you know that every second counts when evacuating or sheltering in place. Each disaster, whether it be a hurricane, flooding, or fire, has its own manner of getting to safety. When it comes to the unexpected and your pets, they require different things than your family might, [...]

Condition Spotlight: Dry Eye (Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca)

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) or dry eye, is an eye condition commonly diagnosed in dogs, and less commonly in other species. The medical term means inflammation of the cornea and surrounding tissues from drying. KCS is a condition resulting from inadequate or lack of tear production from the lacrimal gland, and/or the gland of the third [...]

Pet Health Tip: What to Do If Your Pet Ingests Something Toxic

Our pets are curious by nature, and we love that about them. But sometimes their adventurous spirits can get them into trouble. If your pet ingests something poisonous to them, your mantra should be, “Pet to the Vet.” Please call us right away at 908-777-VETS and, if necessary, bring your pet to our Union location [...]

By |2022-03-16T18:30:27+00:00March 16th, 2022|Pet Health & Safety Tips|0 Comments

National Pet Poison Prevention Week: Essential Oil Toxicity

Whether it’s the calming of lavender or the energizing burst from orange or lemon scents, aromatherapy has long been used to help humans relax and rejuvenate. Essential oils are commonly found in many homes, as they can help with common maladies such as nasal congestion, anxiety, sleep problems, sore muscles, and skin conditions. There are [...]

By |2022-03-16T18:30:38+00:00March 16th, 2022|Pet Health & Safety Tips|0 Comments

Disease Spotlight: Dilated Cardiomyopathy

February is not only the month of hearts, flowers, and Valentine’s Day, it has also been designated American Heart Month. To celebrate, Westfield Veterinary Group is encouraging pet owners to care for their pet’s heart health by knowing the signs of heart disease and focusing on prevention. Nearly 10% of dogs and cats suffer from [...]

By |2022-02-11T15:41:03+00:00February 11th, 2022|Pet Health & Safety Tips|0 Comments
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