Archive for May, 2017

Itchy and Scratchy: Allergies in Dogs

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

dog allergiesIs your dog scratching more than usual? Have you noticed licking or chewing at the paws or an increased rubbing of ears on the furniture and carpet? Allergies in dogs are one of the primary reasons we see pooch patients here at Berkeley Veterinary Center. While many owners are familiar with how seasonal allergies affect humans, they affect our paw pals differently.

Allergies can be caused by a wide array of substances, and they can take a toll on your pet’s health and general quality of life. To help you identify the signs of allergies and what you can do to help, the team at Berkeley tackles the topic of allergies in dogs.


Emergency Preparedness for Pets (and the Whole Family!)

Monday, May 1st, 2017

pet emergencies“When disaster strikes…” We’ve all heard that line and know that emergencies and disasters certainly happen – but they happen to other people, right? Unfortunately, most of us will encounter at least one emergency in our life, whether it affects us or our pets. That’s why being prepared, whether it’s related to health, the weather, or a specific accident, is so important.

Emergency preparedness for pets is similar to that for people. It requires a plan and the tools and knowledge to respond quickly. Are you and your family prepared?