Pet Care Blog

How Do Pet Microchips Work?

Unfortunately, some pets are escape artists. Even in cases where pets are well-behaved, escapes can and do happen. That’s why microchipping is a great idea. Microchips are about the size of a grain of rice and once placed in your pet, they increase the likelihood your pet will be returned to you if it manages to get […]

What It Means If Your Cat Won’t Stop Meowing

Do you have a cat that just won’t stop meowing? While this behavior is definitely cute, it can be frustrating for pet owners who wish they knew exactly what their cat was trying to communicate. Don’t worry—we have the answers right here! Read on to learn some of the most common “messages” your vocal cat […]

How to Handle a Pet Emergency

The best way to handle an emergency is to be prepared before one occurs. So, you’re already ahead of the game by reading this blog post. If you’re worried that during an emergency you’ll forget this information, you might want to print this page out and stick it on your fridge. How Do I Know […]

What Are the Best Dog Parks in Columbus, Ohio?

Does your beloved pet have cabin fever? We understand the feeling! In Ohio, it can seem like ages until spring finally arrives. During that time, of course, your dog needs regular exercise so he can let off some energy. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of activities you can do with your dog—both inside and […]

How Should I Train My Dog?

Do you have a new puppy you’d like to train? Alternatively, do you have an older dog that has picked up some bad habits along the way? If so, then you’re going to want to read this! Learn what you need to know before training your dog, as well as why this is one issue […]

What You Need to Know About Feeding Your Dog

Proper nutrition isn’t just something people need to be concerned about, it’s also important for dogs. For optimum health, dogs need a proper diet that includes proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Dogs also need to be fed the right amount of food so as not to experience weight problems. If you’re not sure […]

What You Need to Know About Cold Weather Pet Safety

With frigid temperatures rapidly approaching, it’s important to know exactly how to care for your pet when it gets cold outside. Fortunately, we’ve got the answers to all of your temperature-related pet concerns right here. How Long Can Dogs Be Left Outside in the Winter? There are many factors that determine how long a dog […]

What Are Pet Ultrasounds and Does My Pet Need One?

While ultrasounds are commonly associated with pregnant women, they have plenty of other purposes. In fact, an ultrasound is an excellent diagnostic tool for evaluating health conditions in dogs and cats. Learn how we use ultrasounds at Beechwold Vet to provide our pet patients with the best possible care. What Is an Ultrasound? Ultrasound equipment […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Dogs and Ticks

While most pet owners adore their pets, some of them can get a little lax when it comes to following their vet’s instructions. Unfortunately, sometimes that means ignoring the very real risk that ticks present to their dogs. For that reason, we wanted to provide you with information about what ticks are, why they’re harmful, […]

Why Your Dog’s Health is Just as Important as Yours

Is your pug looking a little pudgy? Do you think your whippet could stand to put on some weight? If these concerns sound familiar, you need to read this. Learn what the nutritional guidelines are for your dog, and what you should do if you think your dog could benefit from a little help in […]