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WestVet provides free eye exams for service dogs

During the month of May WestVet is providing complimentary eye exams to qualified service dogs as part of The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO® )’s 11th annual ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam event.    These exams are performed by...

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March is Poison Prevention Month for Pets

Tips to keep your pet safe and help you avoid a trip to the veterinary emergency hospital Poison Prevention Week (Mar. 18 – 24) was established to help raise awareness and prevent illness and injuries for pets.  But in reality, we need to focus on poison prevention...

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Pet Safety in Frigid Temperatures

Baby it's cold outside. While we don't have the record snowfall we had in 2016, the inversion is keeping frigid air locked in the Treasure Valley.  As we continue into the thick of winter, it is critical that animal owners and caretakers protect pets from hypothermia,...

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When a Pet Has Cancer

In conjunction with National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, our veterinary blog outlines treatments options for pet owners offered at WestVet’s Animal Cancer Treatment Center. Unfortunately, pets get cancer at nearly the same rate as humans. Today there are advanced...

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WestVet earns AAHA accreditation

WestVet is proud to announce it has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). WestVet earned AAHA accreditation after a rigorous review of the hospital’s practice protocols,...

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