Pet Care Blog

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 […]

Join Us for Our Annual Dog Wash

CANCELLED!!! Due to unforeseen circumstances we are forced to cancel our Annual Dog Wash. Our organizer, Dr. Kelli French, is unable to fly in after hurricane Irma. She and her family are safe, just dealing with hurricane aftermath. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Do You Know How Hot A Parked Car Really Gets?

By and large, most pet owners adore their pets and would never do anything to deliberately harm them. However, there are plenty of pet owners who unknowingly risk the health of their pets by leaving them in parked cars. While they aren’t intentionally trying to make their pets uncomfortable, there appears to be a misconception […]

What You Need To Know About Pet Surgery

Does your pet have an upcoming surgery scheduled? If so, we want to put your mind at ease. At Beechwold Vet, our veterinarians are fully trained on the latest surgical procedures, use state-of-the-art equipment, and provide extensive surgical aftercare. In short, we treat your pets as if they were our own. And speaking of pet […]

What You Need To Know About Spaying/Neutering Your Pet

If you’re a new pet owner, you probably have a lot of questions. As vets, we find that often, those questions center around neutering and spaying. To help you understand the basics, we’ve listed some of the most common questions we receive about this topic. Read on to learn more about sterilization procedures. What Is […]

3 Tips to Easily Bathe Your Dog at Home

While you might be comfortable bathing yourself regularly, you may be less thrilled about the idea of cleaning your dog. For far too many pet owners, this task can seem like an especially arduous one. However, we’re happy to help. Allow us to demystify the process and explain our top tips for easily giving your […]

Should I Cut My Dog’s Nails at Home?

For many pet owners, trimming a dog’s nails is one of the most intimidating acts they can undertake. While on the surface it seems pretty simple, nail trimming can be challenging if you’re new to the activity. But, don’t worry! We have tips on how to trim your dog’s nails, why it’s so important, and […]