Pet Nutrition and Proper Weight Management
Nutrition is important to help your pet live a long and healthy life. Regular wellness exams and proper nutrition is key to keeping your pet healthy. Westside Animal Hospital offers nutritional consultations, and we are committed to helping your pet achieve a healthy weight. There are many benefits to proper nutrition and weight management, including:
- Digestion and elimination
- Immunity and disease prevention
- Muscle tone and body condition
- Skin and coat health
There are many pet food formulas available, and we understand the choices can be overwhelming. We can provide recommendations to assist you in the decision making process. There are many factors that go in to building a nutritional plan that maximizes the benefits to your pet’s health. Considerations include:
- Weight management
- Cat bladder health
- Digestive health
- Allergy control
- Skin and coat
- Joint health
- Oral health
- Kidney, heart, and liver health
- Cancer support
- Cat thyroid health
We offer a variety of pet foods for purchase in our hospital. We are pleased to help you choose the right formulation to maximize nutrition and maintain a healthy weight. We are available to provide educational information and answer any questions you may have regarding:
- Pet nutrition
- Benefits of a healthy weight for disease management
- Dietary supplement information
Please contact us to schedule an appointment. We invite you to stop in anytime to use our pet scale. No appointment is necessary, and there is no charge to use the scale.
Pet Wellness Care
Westside Animal Hospital offers pet wellness exams for dogs and cats. Pet wellness exams play a vital role in your pet’s overall quality of life and provide an opportunity for us to conduct a thorough physical examination to develop a health profile for your pet. This information will help us catch medical problems early and address them as they progress.
We believe pet wellness care is the cornerstone of a healthy pet. We have designed pet wellness packages that bundle our top recommended services at a discounted price. We also offer several options to fit your pet’s needs and your budget. Our preventive wellness care plans include:
We understand your pet is unique, and we customize your pet’s vaccination program to maximize disease protection. Let us develop a vaccination schedule and ongoing booster routine that accounts for your pet’s age, lifestyle, overall health, and risk for exposure to infectious diseases.
Pet Care Resources
To assist you between wellness exams, we have compiled a collection of online educational resources. Please visit our resources section to find:
We work hard to eliminate the barriers that prevent your pet from receiving the best possible veterinary care. If you have difficulty bringing your pet to the animal hospital, we will come to you. Westside Animal Hospital offers non-emergency house call service by appointment.
Wellness visits and vaccines help pets live longer, healthier lives. Protecting your pet is the focus of our preventive care program. Contact us today to set up an appointment. We look forward to seeing you and your pet.
Overnight Pet Boarding Exclusively for Cats
Westside Animal Hospital offers overnight boarding services exclusively for cats. Our feline-only environment promotes a calm and stress-free stay for your pet. Your cat has the advantage of a full veterinary hospital just a step away, and we can coordinate additional services, such as wellness exams or laser therapy, during your cat’s stay.
Our luxury cat condos are designed with a porthole that gives our furry felines access between two sections, separating the living quarters and a full-sized litter box.
Boarding Cats with Special Needs
We are pleased to accommodate cats with special needs. If your kitty requires medication, we can easily administer the treatment. Please let us know if there are any special requests, and we will make every effort to accommodate your cat.
Please contact us to make a reservation. For the health and safety of all of our overnight guests, we require current rabies and FVRCP vaccinations, cats must be spayed or neutered, and a current negative FELV/FIV combo test result.
End-of-Life Care and Support
Westside Animal Hospital understands the complex emotions surrounding end-of-life decisions for your pet. Our compassionate veterinary team offers support and experience during this painful time and will provide end-of-life services and resources for you.
Our caring and compassionate veterinary staff is at your disposal to discuss all aspects of your pet’s end-of-life care. We can help you sort through key quality of life considerations, review all the medical options available, and listen to your concerns. We are here to support you, and we respect this very personal decision.
Pet Euthanasia Services
If you determine euthanasia is best for your pet, we offer two euthanasia service options for your consideration:
- In-hospital—We provide euthanasia services at our hospital. We can arrange a private and peaceful location for you and your family.
- In-home service—For your convenience, we offer in-home euthanasia for our existing clients by appointment. This allows your pet to remain in a familiar setting.
Pet Cremation Services
Westside Animal Hospital can coordinate cremation services for your pet. You can choose to have your pet’s ashes returned to you or the option of a communal cremation.
Resources and Support
To assist you during this difficult time, we have assembled information and resources for your support. You can find helpful information about coping with pet loss by visiting our recommended links.
We are here to support you. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.