What Pet Owners Should Know About COVID-19

What Pet Owners Should Know About COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has seemingly forced the world to stop in its tracks. For pet owners, there may be lots of worry and concern over what this means for you and veterinary care. Here are three things you need to know.  #1: Rely on reputable sources for current...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

To Our Wonderful Clients — These are challenging times. First — we hope that everyone remains well. Second — we are writing with some requests to assist us in continuing to provide essential medical care to your animals while balancing the need for self-distancing. We...

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A Letter About Coronavirus

A Letter About Coronavirus

Dear Clients — I am writing to provide you with some thoughts about the coronavirus and our initiatives at Beaches Animal Hospital to help you through this concerning time. Although there has been one “weak positive” case of coronavirus in a dog in China, it is not...

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Tips for Keeping Pests Off Your Pet

Tips for Keeping Pests Off Your Pet

Spring is approaching, and it's a good idea to consider parasite prevention no matter what season. Warmer temperatures will mean that external parasites will surge. Blood-suckers such as fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes can transmit potentially life-threatening diseases....

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Why Your Puppy Needs to be Socialized

Why Your Puppy Needs to be Socialized

How exciting that you've welcomed a new puppy! One of the most vital things you can do for her is to socialize her. Proper socialization will serve your canine friend well beyond puppyhood.  Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights, sounds, people, pets,...

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Learning to Read Your Cat’s Body Language

Learning to Read Your Cat’s Body Language

Our cats speak to us through their body language. They can communicate what they're feeling with a flick of their tail or turning of their ears. Figuring out what your kitty is saying doesn't have to be like learning a complex foreign language! Here are physical signs...

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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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