Beattie Blog

  • 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…

  • poster showing and explaining Lilies are toxic to cat

    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…

  • puppy with thermometer laying on a green cushion

    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…

  • golden cat wearing a Stethoscopes

    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…

  • two paws in the snow

    Winter Paw Care

    Jan 03 2018

    When the weather gets cold and there is ice and snow on the ground, our canine friends still need their daily exercise. Some extra precautions should be taken to keep…

  • Happy new Year poster with firework and ribbon

    New Year, New You-who dis

    Dec 25 2017

      New Year Tips The holidays are an exciting time for us humans. We have family gatherings, meeting up with old friends, and decorations to celebrate the season. However, it…

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    5 Christmas Safety Tips for Pets

    Dec 18 2017

    1. Avoid Poisonous Holiday Plants  If you have furry friends at home its best to stay away from these festive fauna: holly and mistletoe. Unfortunately, these plants can cause severe…

  • Fears, Anxieties, and Phobias

    Dec 04 2017

    It is natural to avoid situations that may be dangerous. Fears may range from a normal startle response to a sudden noise to an extreme phobia that interferes with a…