Beattie Blog

  • Heat Exhaustion and Hyperthermia

    Jul 03 2018

        Heat Exhaustion, Hyperthermia in Dogs Dog fur is great protection against the cold but can be a problem in hot weather. This is because, unlike humans, dogs eliminate…

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    Everything you need to know about TICKS

    Jun 18 2018

    Ectoparasites are organisms that live on the outside of an animal. Ticks are fairly common ectoparasites of dogs (and cats). How often you see ticks on your dog and how…

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    4 Steps to a Healthier Cat

    May 13 2018

    How to make sure your cat attains her ideal weight and maintains a healthy weight for life. 1. Track your cat’s weight Losing weight can propel your cat toward better…

  • What the flea?!

    Apr 27 2018

    Its is flea season! Fleas are now out and about looking to catch a ride and a meal from your pets. There are a couple ways to prevent fleas from…

  • Cat wearing a rabbit ear painting paint on a dog surrounded by Easter eggs

    Easter Safety

    Mar 28 2018

    Easter is a time of joyous celebration for many. Much planning goes into family gatherings and the fun, food and festivities to be enjoyed by children and adults alike. But…

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    Lilly Toxicity- Beautiful flowers but very DEADLY!!

    Mar 20 2018

    Lily Nephrotoxicity There are many different species of plants called “lily”: Easter lily, day lily, Asiatic lily, tiger lily, peace lily, calla lily, and lily of the valley, among others.…

  • poster to alert pet owner to look out for Canine Influenza

    Canine FLU SZN: H3N2

    Mar 12 2018

    What is canine influenza? Canine influenza, or dog flu, is similar to the flu that effects humans but this can only infect dogs. This is not a new virus and…

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    LEPTOSPIROSIS

    Feb 20 2018

    With spring right around the corner, the frozen ground will start to melt and the snow will turn into puddles which could be dangerous for you and your beloved dog.…

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    Special Edition: The Pets Behind the Vets (Part 2)

    Jan 25 2018

    Welcome back to our Special Edition: The Pets Behind The Vets (Part 2). Our staff animals are once again very excited to tell their stories and how they came into…

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    Tips for Keeping Your Cat Healthy

    Jan 15 2018

    Cats are very strange creatures. They have been domesticated for about 10,000 years and yet we still have a hard time understanding them. Cats do a very god job at…