Beattie Blog

  • Jan 30 2017

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    Helping Cats Get Along with Feliway Friends

    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…

  • Jan 23 2017

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    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…

  • Jan 16 2017

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    Urinary Blockage – Emergency!!!

    THIS IS AN EMERGENCY!! Recognizing the Emergency We have already described the signs of feline idiopathic cystitis (F.I.C.) as straining to urinate, bloody urine etc. If the cat is a male, he…

  • Jan 10 2017

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    Separation Anxiety

    Helpful Idea’s for those that have a fur baby with Separation Anxiety: Often the dog begins the anxiety display when he perceives cues that the owner is about to leave…

  • Jan 02 2017


    Fleas: Know your Enemy Despite numerous technological advances, fleas continue to represent a potentially lethal plague upon our pets. What Kind of Damage Can Fleas Cause? It would be a…

  • Dec 20 2016

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    Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

    Feline lower urinary tract disease or FLUTD describes the following group of clinical signs:   – bloody urine, straining to urinate (can easily be mistaken for straining to defecate), urinating…

  • Dec 12 2016

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    Holiday Safety for Your Fur Babies!

    Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow!!!! Happy Holiday’s Everyone!! As we are all very aware, the holidays are upon us. Wreaths on our doors, lights all around…

  • Oct 26 2016

    10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

    Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let’s face it, it can be a downright nightmare. Forgo the stress and dangers this…

  • Sep 07 2016

    How to Ease the Back to School Transition For Pets

    How to Ease the Back to School Transition For Pets Parents may be jumping for joy now that kids are back in school (I admit; I’m happy to have my…

  • Sep 06 2016

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    Trouble on The Homefront; The Importance of Vaccination/Prevention

    Trouble is hitting close to home; the first confirmed case of rabies this year was found in a Caledonia feline which has sent chills down pet owners spines! It is…