Beattie Blog

  • Teaching Children to Interact with Dogs Safely

    Aug 14 2018

    Most people love the idea of kids and pets together. There is nothing quite like growing up with a beloved furry sibling. However, as with all animals, safety is key…

  • Tick Prevention for Cats

    Aug 08 2018

    In the height of summer, you are likely already familiar with tick prevention for your dog, as many anti-parasitic medications are administered to dogs through the summer months.  . .…

  • Essential Oils and Pets

    Jul 29 2018

    Essential oils are trending; not only can you find many different varieties of essential oils in malls and online, they are often present in cool mist humidifiers in many homes…

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    The Importance of Yearly Wellness Exams

    Jul 22 2018

    At a recent visit to the Beattie Pet Hospital Ancaster location, you may have noticed the following posters in each of our exam rooms: Canine Preventative Guidelines Feline Preventative Guidelines…

  • Heat Strokes In Dogs – How To Be Prepared For The Hot Days

    Jun 15 2018

    The Dog Days Of Summer are here! We all know what that brings, humid weather, high temperatures and smog advisories. During these hot summer days dogs have a higher possibility to…

  • 5 Pet-Safe Ways to Celebrate the Summer Holidays

    Jun 11 2018

    As the July long weekend approaches, you’ve no doubt got sunshine and vacation time on your mind. Thankfully, the dog days of summer are here! Now’s the time to kick…

  • What Does A Heartworm Test Mean?

    Apr 11 2018

    It’s that time of year again. The bugs are back and with them all of their fun little diseases that like to carry.  Every year your dog’s blood is taken…

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    Top Four Easter Hazards for Pets

    Mar 31 2018

    We all love Easter. Waking up to finding what the Easter Bunny has brought. Usually a basket full of chocolates and fun Easter candies. Maybe a couple stuffies here and…

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    Bunnies And Easter

    Mar 26 2018

    With Easter just around the corner, many people consider buying a pet rabbit, sometimes on a whim or as a gift for small children. While rabbits do make wonderful indoor companions…

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    Pet Suffocating – How Common Is It And What You Can Do To Prevent It

    Mar 04 2018

    Recently it has become more aware to the public eye about Pet Suffocation. Sadly it’s a lot more common than most people think. Many people believe that a dog or…