Start Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

Start Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

At Beaches Animal Hospital, we know the value of preventative care. One way to help fend off dental disease is to brush your pet’s teeth on a regular basis. While there are a lot of tricks we can teach our pets, brushing their own teeth is not one of them, so that...

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Heartworms & Your Pet

Heartworms & Your Pet

Heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it’s also one of the easiest to prevent. In honor of National Heartworm Awareness Month, here are some of the basic facts about heartworm disease: What are Heartworms? ...

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What is a “Healthy Weight” for Your Pet?

What is a “Healthy Weight” for Your Pet?

While a “healthy weight” is something people understand, more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. If you aren't sure if your pet is overweight, talk to our great veterinarian at Beaches Animal Hospital. Overweight and obese pets are at increased risk of...

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Household Items that are Dangerous for Pets

Household Items that are Dangerous for Pets

Did you know strings can be dangerous to your pet? March is Poison Prevention Month. So while you might know some foods and plans that could hurt your pet, we want to talk about common household items to look out for like strings. Yes, strings or anything stringy...

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What You Need To Know About Lyme Disease In Dogs

What You Need To Know About Lyme Disease In Dogs

Lyme Disease is prevalent in Canada and not always easy to diagnose. According to CanLyme, "it’s difficult to accurately diagnose animals with Lyme disease. In most cases, a Lyme diagnosis is based on whether the pet lives in a tick-infested area, has signs of...

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Use These Tips To Get Your Cat To Use The Litter Box

Use These Tips To Get Your Cat To Use The Litter Box

Whether you bring home a new kitten or adopt an older cat (click here to see our current adoptable pets), litter box training is a big part of getting them comfortable in their new home. Why is this so important? Many cats surrendered to shelters every year are done...

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Keep Your Pet Safe From These Valentine’s Day Dangers

Keep Your Pet Safe From These Valentine’s Day Dangers

Valentine's Day is meant to spend with people (and animals) that you love, celebrating your relationship and strong bond. A day traditionally filled with chocolate, candies, and flowers will be sure to make the human in your life smile. However, these same items...

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Why Does My Pet Have Bad Breath?

Why Does My Pet Have Bad Breath?

Bad breath is bad breath, whether it's coming from a human or an animal. February is Dental Health Month, and we’re here to help your pet get their bad breath in order! All it takes is a  little bit of work from you and some maintenance from  the Beaches...

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