Dr. Jessica Melman is featured in the Westport Lifestyle May Issue!

“I moved to Weston because I wanted to have a farm. I’d love to have an animal sanctuary.” “Four cavaliers, a Bernese Mountain dog, a rabbit, two geckos, three cats, a fish, and two rescue pigs. The chicken count is hard because I’m constantly taking in chickens. 17?...
Garden Perils for Pets

Garden Perils for Pets

Published May 10, 2021 in WAG Magazine, and Written by Gina Gouveia Whether in the park or just your own backyard, a savvy pet parent should be aware of the hidden plant perils that can cause disruption to an animal’s health, from mild gastrointestinal flareups and...

New Pet Checklist

New Pet Checklist

Dr. Jess discusses her New Pet Checklist in this recorded video presentation. Here is a checklist to ease the transition for you and your new pet, including a few items to have prepared in advance and what to do right after their arrival. Watch the video here.

CRATE TRAINING 101

CRATE TRAINING 101

So you just brought home your cute new puppy and have been told by your vet that you need to crate train your puppy. But what exactly does that mean and how do you go about it? What follows is a step-by-step guide to crate training a puppy up to adulthood. Download...

JESS JOINS THE GOAT TEAM

JESS JOINS THE GOAT TEAM

Lachat Town Farm would like to welcome and say thank you to Dr. Jessica Melman of Bespoke Veterinary Services. Dr. Jess will be taking care of Bob, Clover, and Vindaloo - our 3 adorable goats.  She will make sure they are happy, healthy, and always looking their...

Toxic Foods for Dogs

Toxic Foods for Dogs

These are common foods to not feed your dog. In case of ingestion, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Toxic Plants for Dogs

Toxic Plants for Dogs

These are common plants to keep out of reach from your dogs. In case of ingestion, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Tips to Puppy Proof Your Home

Tips to Puppy Proof Your Home

Bringing home a new puppy can be an exciting time, yet new pet owners should be aware of the often not so obvious dangers inside of the home. View our handout for a list of hazards.

Bespoke’s COVID-19 Policies

Bespoke’s COVID-19 Policies

Dear Bespoke Clients, I hope that everyone is well and at least getting a measure of comfort from the extra time you are able to spend with your pets. At this time, Bespoke will be focusing on visiting patients that are sick or that require time-sensitive, core...

What has 54 legs and 4 wings?

What has 54 legs and 4 wings?

... a Weston vet’s pets. Personally, there’s something about a cute, snuggly animal that makes me want to absolve every person of every cast aspersion throughout the history of the world. Multiply that by 14 animals and there’s enough snuggly cuteness to end...

Hill’s Pet Food Voluntary Recall – Update

Hill’s Pet Food Voluntary Recall – Update

We are writing to inform you that Hill's Pet Nutrition has expanded and added more products to their voluntarily recall on select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. Per the Hill's Pet Nutrition Website on March 20, 2019: While...

DOGS: More Than Pets

DOGS: More Than Pets

Bespoke Veterinary Services is proud to be a sponsor of this exhibit. at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk, CT. DOGS: More Than Pets takes visitors inside the science, history, DNA, folklore and pop culture of dogs. It’s interactive, hands-on and filled...

Canine Influenza

Canine Influenza

Dear Bespoke Clients, Recently we have received reports that Canine Influenza has spread to several boarding and daycare facilities in Connecticut. We are now recommending that all dogs that plan to board or go to daycare receive the flu vaccine. Dog flu is a...

Leaving Dogs in Parked Cars is Dangerous

Leaving Dogs in Parked Cars is Dangerous

Dog fur is great protection against the cold but can be a problem in hot weather. This is because, unlike humans, dogs eliminate heat by panting. When panting isn’t enough, their body temperature rises. This can be fatal if not corrected quickly. Any hot environment...

Canine Influenza

Canine Influenza

Dear Bespoke Clients, Recently, we have received reports that Canine Influenza has been reported in New York and New Jersey, and many of you have reached out with concern about the outbreak. Dog flu is a relatively new disease and can be caused by two different canine...

Grain Free Diet Facts

Grain Free Diet Facts

Many people are focused on nutrition and wellness as they start the new year. One of the more interesting pet health trends I have observed over the past few years is the growing grain-free category of the expanding pet food market. Many pet owners believe grain-free...

Summer Fun with Fido

Summer Fun with Fido

It’s summer time! Below are some suggestions on how to enjoy the dog days of summer with Fido! Please remember that they need to have plenty of water, shade, and protection from the heat just like we do–and yes, they may need sunscreen too! Enjoy! Make Frozen Treats....

Common Summer Skin Problems in Dogs

Common Summer Skin Problems in Dogs

EAR INFECTIONS Ear infections, otherwise known as otitis, are one of the most common presenting complaints in dogs during the summer months. Signs of ear infections include scratching at the ear, head shaking, odor, redness of the ear canal, and in severe cases, a...

How to Introduce Your Pets to Your Newborn

How to Introduce Your Pets to Your Newborn

Watch this webinar by The Parent Collective of Dr. Jessica Melman Bhatia of Bespoke Veterinary Services talking about how to introduce your pets to your newborn.

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