Beattie Blog

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    Hiking Safety

    Sep 25 2017

    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…

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    Cat Breeds for People With Allergies

    Sep 18 2017

    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 “hypoallergenic”…

  • Is Your Dog Suffering From Fall Allergies?

    Sep 15 2017

    In the autumn, falling leaves and dried-out weeds release clouds of irritating particulate matter into the air, right where your dog is waiting to inhale them. As pets move indoors…

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    Stop Your Cat From Waking You Up Early In 4 Steps

    Sep 13 2017

    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 am…

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    Beattie Pet Hospital Now Has Rapport

    Sep 12 2017

    Beattie Pet Hospital Stoney Creek is proud to announce we are offering the ‘Rapport’ system, which allows you to check your pet’s reminders, change your information, request medications, and book your appointments online!You…

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    Helping Your Pet Overcome Back-To-School Blues

    Sep 11 2017

      It’s almost back to school time!!!!! Most of us are very happy that our kids of all ages are finally going back to school, but what about our pets.…

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    Everything you need to know about TICKS

    Jun 18 2017

    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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    Apr 30 2017

    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…

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    A potentially fatal species of tape worm is beginning to be common in southern Ontario

    Mar 19 2017

      A species of tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis) has recently been discovered in Southern Ontario. Originating in European countries, this small (2-4 mm) parasite can be transmitted to humans and occurs…

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    Dental Awareness Month

    Feb 10 2017

    Each year in February, Veterinary clinics like to raise awareness for dental health in pets. However, oral hygiene is an important part of your pet’s overall healthcare every day of…