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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Westlock Vet Center - Stray Dogs

You’ve found a stray dog….now what?

April 12, 2019

In the event you find a stray dog, here are some tips and steps to follow. The first and most important step, is to stay safe! The animal may be…

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broken leg calf

Calves with Broken Legs

April 8, 2019

This time of year we see a fair number of calves with broken legs. Typically the calf is a few days old and gets stepped on by over eager, protective…

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We want your TICKS!

March 6, 2019

March is Tick Awareness Month!  Ticks will become active at temperatures as low a zero degrees.  Ticks are more than just a nuisance, they can transmit diseases to both animals…

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Hoar Frost - Cows


February 4, 2019

2018 PRESCRIPTION RULE CHANGES As many producers are now aware, changes have come as to the purchase and sale of antimicrobials in Veterinary medicine in Canada starting December 1st 2018.…

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Cows and Sunset

Herd Health Program

January 9, 2019

Your herd’s health is your profitability! WVC has the skill set and experience to offer cow-calf and feedlot clients reliable and affordable full herd health services. Our veterinarians can provide…

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November is Senior Pet month at Westlock Vet Center

November is Senior Pet Month

October 29, 2018

Here at Westlock Veterinary Center we are going to be celebrating Senior Pets for the month of November! Did you know that when your pet reaches the age of 7…

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Australian Sheppard Westlock Vet Center - Pets & Marijuana

The Dangerous Effects of Marijuana & Pets

October 22, 2018

Now that marijuana is legalised, there may be an increase in pets accidentally ingesting the drug. So here is some information on what to watch for and what to do…

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Puppies and Pet Vaccines Westlock Vet Center

Pet Vaccines

October 17, 2018

Pet Vaccines – What you need to know…   For Dogs: Core vaccines are the basic distemper shot (DA2PP) and the rabies vaccine CORE: (D)Distemper: is a deadly disease and…

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Lets Talk Ticks!

May 28, 2018

Click on the flyer for more information regarding ticks in our area. Please consult with your veterinarian about the best product to use for your pet. Preventing tick bites is…

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February Dental Month Before & After

January 30, 2018

February is Pet Dental Month. Did you know 85% of dogs and cats over the age of one are diagnosed with periodontal disease? Dental Disease can also lead to systemic…

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