Beattie Blog

  • 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…

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    Declaw Debate and Other Options

    Nov 27 2017

    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: News_Release_2017_-_Declaw_Position_Statement_-_17-Mar-2017…

  • Helping Cats Get Along with Feliway Friends

    Nov 20 2017

    Ceva Animal Health has is introducing a new product called “Feliway Friends” which helps to reduce tension and conflict between cats. Nursing mother cats naturally product a cat appeasing pheromone…

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    4 Steps to a Healthier Cat

    Nov 13 2017

    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…

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    Toys That Are Safe for Your Kitten

    Nov 06 2017

      Kittens love toys, and half the fun of having a kitten is playing with him and his toys. Toys are healthy for developing kittens minds. Kittens that are deprived of toys may…

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    Update your files now! As you never know when every moment may count!

    Oct 23 2017

    Attention all animal owners! It is very important that you contact your primary animal hospital once a year to keep your files up to date. We, here at Beattie Pet…

  • Marijuana Toxicity

    Oct 23 2017

    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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    Breed Spot Light

    Oct 15 2017

    Welcome to breed spot light! Where we touch base on two breeds every month regarding their health and overall care. Happy reading!  ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Maine Coon History Weighing in at 9-18…

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    Making A Pet First Aid Kit

    Oct 09 2017

    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 pet…

  • Thanksgiving Pet Safety

    Oct 06 2017

    Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it also can carry some hazards for pets. Holiday food needs to be kept away from pets, and…