Beattie Blog

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    Ticks, Ticks, and More Ticks!

    Apr 06 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 severe…

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    Breeding Complications – Be Aware!

    Mar 27 2017

    For all novice or potential future breeders – CAUTION – VERY descriptive and blunt in the explanation! SO YOU WANT TO BE A BREEDER? – Breeding the female So you…

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    Fears, Anxieties, and Phobias

    Mar 20 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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    Who is Ready for Heartworm Season?!

    Mar 13 2017

    What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by…

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    Pet Dentistry – Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment

    Feb 27 2017

    Ancaster Pet Dentistry for Dogs and Cats Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment Families with dogs and cats often do not realize that their pets need regular dental care to ensure…

  • How to Incorporate Dental Care into Your Daily Routine…..

    Feb 21 2017

    Is your pet’s breath anything but a bed of roses? A bad or foul smelling odor is not just unpleasant – it may also by symptomatic of an undiagnosed oral…

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    Pets Need Dental Care Too!!

    Feb 14 2017

    Yes, it’s True!  Our pets need dental care too! First thing to remember: Foul-smelling breath from your dog or cat is never normal. It’s a symptom of disease that you…

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    Is Tea Tree Oil Safe for Pets?

    Feb 06 2017

      A frequently asked question…. Is tea tree oil safe for pets?  Below we have some data complied to help you discover the concerned faced with using tee tree oil…

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    Helping Cats Get Along with Feliway Friends

    Jan 30 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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    Obesity

    Jan 23 2017

    Obesity has become an extremely important health problem in the Western world, not just for humans but for dogs and cats as well. Obesity in pets is associated with joint…