News & Updates

Feeding Orphan Calves

By: Dr. Collin Lawrence Whether you have chosen to rear bottle calves purchased from outside sources or are having to feed orphans or excess twins from your herd, there are some important things to consider. 1) Colostrum is always a number 1 priority. The importance and impacts of getting enough colostrum into a calf are…
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Ashlyn’s Blog #2 – Osteoarthritis in Cats

January 25, 2024

Many pet owners believe it is normal for their older cat to sleep more and be less active, which is not the case. Osteoarthritis (OA), in cats is a very common condition with nearly 40% of all cats having clinical signs and greater than 90% of cats older than 12 years showing bone changes on x-rays.

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Blog Post #1 – Meet Ashlyn

November 21, 2023

We have decided to revamp our “News” Page and get back into posting more often. You may see articles or Blog Posts from a few different staff members but Ashlyn…

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Beef Producer Webinar

December 29, 2021
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Westlock Vet - Covid-19 Vet March 23

Covid-19 Update – March 23, 2020

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Monday March 23rdWe are implementing new precautions for the safety of our staff and clients. Our staff members are splitting into two separate teams and working week long…

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Covid-19 Update: Tuesday March 17, 2019

March 18, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and new information today, we have updated some of our policies to ensure that all clients, patients and staff are kept as safe as possible.…

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Westlock Vet Center

Covid-19 Processes

March 17, 2020

*March 14, 2020, we will continue to update our clients as more information on Covid-19 becomes available or processes change. At Westlock Vet Center the medical experience of our clients…

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Lung Worm

September 10, 2019

Recently we have been seeing cases of lungworm in cattle and while it is normal to see a few every year, outbreaks are certainly more common during wetter summers like…

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Potomoc Fever

August 26, 2019

*ADVISORY* It’s that time of year again! It’s been a long wet summer, and we have been starting to see horses with Potomac Horse Fever(PHF) here at WVC. Potomac horse…

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Horse Vaccines

June 10, 2019

Horse Vaccination Guidelines Have you been thinking about horse vaccinations and parasite prevention?   We understand that with rapid developments in vaccine technology and a seemingly endless array of products…

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Bug Season!

May 24, 2019

Please be aware, bug season is here! We’ve been getting quite a number of calls from dog owners that their dog’s belly looks like this (see attached photo) Unfortunately, there…

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