Beattie Blog

  • 10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

    Oct 23 2018

    Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let’s face it, it can be a downright nightmare. Forgo the stress and dangers this…

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    Cat Breeds for People With Allergies

    Sep 18 2018

      Have you ever wanted a cat, but were allergic to animals? It’s hard to like an animal when you’re allergic to everything about them. You can always try a…

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    FLEAS ! FLEAS ! FLEAS!

    Aug 28 2018

    The relationship between our pets and fleas is a parasitic one. This means that it is a type of relationship between two organisms of different species in which one organism…

  • Marijuana Toxicity

    Aug 12 2018

    Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs       Level of toxicity: Moderate to severe If your dog or cat ate marijuana, call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline immediately for life-saving treatment advice. Common…

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    Making A Pet First Aid Kit

    Aug 01 2018

      Safety is always first. Much like humans, we should always have a first aid kit for our pets. Hopefully it will never have to be used. A fully stock…

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    Hiking Safety

    Jul 22 2018

    Hiking can be a wonderful activity and also great exercise for dog owners and their canine companions. There’s nothing like a few hours on the trail in the great outdoors…

  • 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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    Declaw Debate and Other Options

    Jun 06 2018

      Onychectomy – or better known as Declaw – has been in the News recently and is gaining ground. Here is the New Update on Declawing according to the CVMA:…

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    Stop Your Cat From Waking You Up Early In 4 Steps

    May 30 2018

      It’s the one day you get to sleep in and the next thing you know you get that wonderful paw in the face or you’re being serenaded at 7…