Archive for January, 2017

Say Cheese! What You Can Do About Pet Dental Care

Monday, January 30th, 2017

A cat having its teeth brushedPeople who say animals don’t (or can’t) smile just aren’t paying attention. While this phenomenon is definitely not unique to cats and dogs (dolphins, sloths, and chimpanzees all appear to be “cheesing it”), we see plenty of happy, smiling pets every single day.

Their secret? …Beyond being expertly provided for, these smiling pets have dazzlingly healthy teeth and gums! Maybe we’re exaggerating slightly, but one of the keys to optimal health is – you guessed it – pet dental care.

The Power of the Brush

When it comes to long term health, most pet owners understand the power of good pet dental care. However, not all pick up their pet’s toothbrush as often as they should. While it’s never too late to get started, if your pet already has kitty or doggie breath (also known as halitosis), there’s probably evidence of decay. Other tell-tale symptoms of poor oral health include:


Oh What A Year! Berkeley Veterinary Center’s Top 5 Blogs Of 2016

Friday, January 13th, 2017

A dog playing with a toy in the grass2016 has certainly had its share of ups and downs, but here at Berkeley Veterinary Center we couldn’t have asked for a more meaningful and fulfilling 365 days. Our greatest joy is to serve this wonderful community of pets and their families, and each day has offered us the chance to give and grow alongside all of you!

We are grateful for your trust, and we strive to provide the best possible care for your furry family members. We hope you find the pet care information in our weekly blog useful as well, and we plan on continuing to provide our readers with content that is both relevant and interesting in 2017.

Please take a moment to peruse our list of the top 5 blogs that were most popular among our readers in 2016: