The Biscuit Loser – Deadline Approaching!

The Biscuit Loser – Deadline Approaching!

The deadline is approaching to register for this year’s Biscuit Loser at Beantown Veterinary Clinic. We are accepting new and existing clients for the program. Register your dog for our 8-week weight and health transformation program by Friday, April 22nd to participate. Click here to find out more.   Call us today to register your dog! […]

The Biscuit Loser

Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in Dog Health, Dog Lifestyle
The Biscuit Loser

Beantown Veterinary Clinic Presents: The Biscuit Loser An 8-week weight loss and health transformation program for your dog. Frequently Asked Questions: What is the Biscuit Loser? The Biscuit Loser is a program designed to assist your dog to lose excess winter weight and increase his/her overall health and fitness level. Is my dog a good fit […]

7 Tips to Get Your Dog Exercise (Even if You Don’t Have Much Time)

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Dog Health, Dog Lifestyle
7 Tips to Get Your Dog Exercise (Even if You Don’t Have Much Time)

Exercise is imperative for a happy and healthy dog. But for many of us, it can seem impossible to fit in daily walks. Here are some ways you can exercise your dog without investing too much of your time. Exercise Areas & Programs 1. At-Home Walking At-Home walking is an excellent solution for dogs that […]

An Owner’s Guide to Lyme Disease

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Dog Health
An Owner’s Guide to Lyme Disease

Our wellness clinic saw an increase in tick-related concerns from our patients this winter. As the weather warms, ticks will begin to come out of hibernation. Deer ticks are prevalent in the Northeast region and are a threat to both indoor and outdoor dogs. With that in mind, we’ve created this guide to Lyme disease – one of the […]

Should you give your dog flea & tick protection in the winter?

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Dog Health
Should you give your dog flea & tick protection in the winter?

Many of our vet clients have the same question around this time of year: Should we be giving our dog flea/tick protection during the winter months? This is a great question, and something we wanted to explore further. What is Flea/Tick Medication? The two most common types of flea/tick protection are Nexgard and Frontline Plus. […]

Why the Marketing on Ice Melt may be Harming your Dog

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Dog Health
Why the Marketing on Ice Melt may be Harming your Dog

With the temperatures dropping rapidly, we began doing some research on pet-friendly ice melts and what we found was pretty alarming. Walking down the aisle your local hardware store, pet store or supermarket you’ll likely see a row of ice melt with some happy-looking dogs on the label. This means that these products are safe […]

Tips for Dealing with your Dog’s GI Upset

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Dog Health
Tips for Dealing with your Dog’s GI Upset

Gastrointestinal upset (also known as GI upset) in your dog can be very scary, especially for new dog owners. There are many causes to GI upset including a change to your dog’s diet, a change in routine, allergies or excessive stress. One of the most common calls to vet offices is related to some version of […]

Guide to Winter Dog Grooming

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Dog Health
Guide to Winter Dog Grooming

Winter is here, and with it comes specific commitment to your dog’s grooming routine. Regular grooming is an important contributor to your dog’s overall health. Here are some helpful tips to make sure your dog’s coat is ready for the winter: Include brushing in your daily routine A thick undercoat is crucial to keeping your dog warm this winter. To maintain your […]

3 Questions to Ask Your Vet about Your New Puppy

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Dog Health
3 Questions to Ask Your Vet about Your New Puppy

Making the decision to adopt a puppy is a big step, and you’ll likely have a lot of questions. In order to have a happy, healthy pup, we’ve compiled a list of three common questions our vet techs hear from new dog owners. Remember — each dog is different, and your vet may recommend something different […]

Dogs and Halloween – Keeping Your Dog Candy-Safe During the Holidays

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Dog Health
Dogs and Halloween – Keeping Your Dog Candy-Safe During the Holidays

Halloween marks the start of not only the holiday, but also the candy dish season. We all love to leave treats out for our guests (and ourselves) but it is incredibly important to remember – our dogs are tempted by the sweets as well! Please remember to keep all these edibles out of reach of […]