Giving Pets as Gifts

Giving Pets as Gifts

Many of us have loved ones who have wish lists going of what they'd like to see under the tree. Would any of those lists happen to include a furry addition? Pets can make great gifts and wonderful members of the family. Yet before any of you affix that ribbon onto a...

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10 Holiday Pet Dangers

10 Holiday Pet Dangers

With December here, we are officially in the holiday season. The decorations are going up, we're starting to hear songs of the season in the grocery store, and if you're ahead of the game, you may have even picked out gifts for loved ones. While the most wonderful...

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Are You Washing Your Pet’s Dish Enough?

Are You Washing Your Pet’s Dish Enough?

Think about how often you wash your own dishes. After every meal, right? Imagine only washing them once in a while, or just giving them a rinse after each use only to eat off of it again in a few hours. So how often should you clean your pet's dishes? You should wash...

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Fall Safety Tips For Your Pet

Fall Safety Tips For Your Pet

Fall is a beautiful time of year. We get to see the leaves change colours, savour some hot apple cider, and maybe even enjoy a baked good or two. Yet this time of year also holds some hidden (and not so hidden) hazards for our furry friends. Stay aware and check out...

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Kova and His Radioactive Iodine Treatment

Kova and His Radioactive Iodine Treatment

Here is Kova, feeling a lot better after receiving radioactive iodine therapy to treat his hyperthyroidism. This can be a great alternative to lifelong oral medications, and patients typically do very well. We can help by handling the referral to one of the specialty...

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5 Ways to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

5 Ways to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

A number of animal health experts agree that cats are safest when they are kept indoors. However, cats can become bored if there isn't much that's keeping things interesting for them inside the home. When indoor environments are enriched, they can help keep kitties...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Pet’s Veterinary Visit

Getting the Most Out of Your Pet’s Veterinary Visit

At Beaches Animal Hospital, we want to help our patients' humans to be in the know and gain a better understanding of their pet's health. We understand that sometimes, the experience can be overwhelming and that the questions you may have thought of on the drive over...

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What You Need to Know About Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

What You Need to Know About Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

As our canine friends age, they can be more prone to different medical conditions. One of them is Cushing's disease, or hyperadrenocorticism (HAC). It's an endocrine disorder that causes excessive production of the hormone cortisol, which is produced when the...

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The Infinite Benefits of Pet Ownership

The Infinite Benefits of Pet Ownership

Having pets is a great joy in life, and we bet many of you out there feel thankful for the furry friend in your life. Not only are pets great family members and companions, but owning them comes with countless benefits. Here are just a few! Mental health boost...

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