March is Poison Prevention Month – Keep Your Pets Safe from Household Toxins!

Pets are quite vulnerable to accidental ingestion of household poisons because of their curious personalities. Let's face it, when our cats and dogs find something that interests them, they often smell, taste, and swallow that item - no matter how dangerous it may be. During National Poison Prevention Month – Westfield Veterinary Group encourages all [...]

How to Keep Your Dog a Healthy Weight

Eat healthier, become more active, spend more time outdoors doing what you love. These are all common New Year’s resolutions for humans – but what about your four-legged companion? Pets should also start these same resolutions in January and continue throughout the year to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Benefits of Keeping Your Pet [...]

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It’s HOT Out There! Protect Your Pet From the Summer Heat

It’s August – the perfect month for lounging in the warm sun and spending more time outdoors with your four-legged family member. But always remember that the summer months can sometimes be uncomfortable and even downright dangerous, for pets. To prevent heat-related issues in your furry companion, follow these simple heat safety tips. Schedule a [...]

Is Your Pet Invited to a Summertime BBQ? Avoid These Hazardous Foods

Summer is the best time for BBQs, picnics, and neighborhood parties. And let’s all admit that we want to take our four-legged family member to every event – but these activities are not always safe for pets. If your furry friend is invited to the next gathering, remember to keep them away from these hazardous [...]