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....
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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...

The Top 20 Common Laser Therapy Uses

Laser Therapy - Reduces Pain and Speeds Healing Bespoke Veterinary Services is excited to offer our clients laser therapy. Laser therapy provides a non-invasive, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of conditions and can be...

TOP 10 BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF LASER THERAPY

How does it work? Laser therapy stimulates the body to heal from within. Non-thermal photons of light are administered to the body for about 3 to 8 minutes and absorbed by the injured cells. The cells are then stimulated and respond with a higher rate of metabolism....

Seven Easy Steps for REMOVING A TICK

Step 1: Put on your gloves. Ticks carry infectious agents that can seep into a human’s bloodstream through breaks in the skin. It’s better to play it safe and wear protective gear. Step 2: Steady your pet and keephim/her calm. When you’re getting ready to remove the...

New Pet Checklist

YOU ARE ABOUT TO OR HAVE JUST BROUGHT HOME FLUFFY. NOW WHAT?! 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....

Meet Jessica!

Meet Jessica, Westport’s newest vet who comes to YOU for all pet-related services! She is not only an incredibly talented veterinarian (3rd generation in her family in fact!) but also a caring, intelligent person who goes above and beyond for her clients- and friends....

Vet Makes House Call Despite Snow Storm

Westporter Danielle Dobin contributed these photos with the message: “It’s pretty extraordinary, but our vet—Jessica Melman of Bespoke Veterinary Services in Westport—kept our appointment this morning! She literally hiked to our house in order to treat our puppy’s...

Health Benefits of Dog Ownership

Dog ownership has physical, mental, emotional and health benefits for all members of the family. Physical Research shows that people who own dogs are more likely to meet recommendations for healthy amounts of activity as they usually need to take their dogs out for...

Dogs and Xylitol Toxicity

Many people resolve to lose weight in the new year, and therefore, buy xylitol containing products. But be careful! Xylitol is a lower calorie alternative to table sugar that is safe for human consumption, but is toxic and possible even deadly to dogs. It is a...

How to Clean your Pets’ Ears

5 EASY STEPS Here are instructions on how to clean your pets' ears: STEP 1: Apply cleanser directly to the ear from the nozzle of the bottle or by soaking a cotton ball and placing the cotton ball in the ear. Overflow the ear canal with cleanser. STEP 2: Massage the...

How to Brush Your Pets’ Teeth

What is Dental Disease? Dental Disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in both adult dogs and cats. Did you know that 4 out of 5 dogs over the age of 3 years have some sort of periodontal disease? Dental disease not only affects the teeth but can cause...

Pet Food Recalls

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In-Home Veterinary Care: Emotional Benefits

Using an in-home veterinary service can provide both you and your pet with a number of emotional benefits that you won’t get when traveling to a veterinary hospital. Dogs and cats benefit from in-home veterinary care because it reduces or eliminates much of the fear...

Benefits of In Home Veterinary Care

Using an in-home veterinary service can provide both you and your pet with a number of benefits that you won’t get with traditional in-clinic care. Patient Care Animals benefit from in-home veterinary care because it reduces or eliminates much of the fear and anxiety...

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Welcoming a Kitten into the Family?

Taking care of a cat or kitten is a big job! Find out what supplies you will need and what responsibilities you will have to take care of your new best friend in this Quick Guide from...

Ruff, Ruff, Meow Take Me With You: Traveling With Your Pets

As the summer approaches, those of us with pets and plans to getaway need to make arrangements to travel with or without our pets. It’s not always easy putting the dog and two cats in the car and driving the distance to your summer home. The cats may meow the entire...

Published Articles on GoodNewsForPets.com

By Jessica Melman Bhatia, VMD Holiday Dangers: Keep Your Pets Safe During The Holiday Season Pet Allergy Season Is Here! Are We Living Too Closely With Our Pets?...

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