Beattie Blog

  • Aug 08 2018

    Tick Prevention for Cats

    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.  . ….

  • Jul 29 2018

    Essential Oils and Pets

    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…

  • Jul 22 2018

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    The Importance of Yearly Wellness Exams

    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…

  • Jun 15 2018

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

    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…

  • Jun 11 2018

    5 Pet-Safe Ways to Celebrate the Summer Holidays

    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…

  • Apr 11 2018

    What Does A Heartworm Test Mean?

    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…

  • Mar 31 2018

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    Top Four Easter Hazards for Pets

    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…

  • Mar 26 2018

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    Bunnies And Easter

    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…

  • Mar 04 2018

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

    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…

  • Jan 02 2018

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    New Year’s Resolutions to Help Your Pet Live Longer

    New Year’s Eve has come and gone. We’ve now entered a new year. For some people, 2017 wasn’t the best year. But that doesn’t mean that 2018 can’t be amazing,…