Posts Tagged ‘Pet Health’

Puppies, Kittens, and Cuteness Overload: New Pet Care Tips from the Pros

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Welcoming a new puppy or kitten into your family is probably one of the cutest, sweetest, and most delightful experiences in life. It’s also a major lifestyle adjustment! Young animals require around-the-clock attention, and providing them with the right amount of love, exercise, socialization, and training are only a handful of the many components of new pet care.

Whether you adopted a puppy or kitten over the holidays or you’re planning to get one in the near future, the team at Berkeley Veterinary Center has you covered with our new pet care tips!

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Meowza! It’s National Cat Health Month

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

There’s something special about cats. Maybe it’s their silky fur and gracefully fluid movements, their love of cardboard boxes, or the way they wind themselves around our ankles when we arrive home after a long day at work. Regardless of the reason, cats hold a special place in our hearts, and it’s hard to imagine life without them.

February is National Cat Health Month, and we couldn’t be more excited here at Berkeley Veterinary Center. Our feline patients are so important to us. It’s our pleasure to share our top tips for cat health and wellness with our readers!

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Antibiotic Power! Responsible Antibiotic Use in Pets

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

responsible antibiotics use in petsAntibiotics are amazing. In modern veterinary medicine we rely on them in order to help us help pets. Whether it be by preventing bone infection after an orthopedic procedure, treating pneumonia, or helping a wicked hot spot, there is no doubt that we would be in a bad position without antibiotics.

With great power, though, comes great responsibility. November 13th kicks off the CDC’s Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. Join Berkeley Veterinary Center as we explore what our role in responsible antibiotic use in pets look like.

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Healthy Pets Are Happy Pets: The Importance Of Pet Wellness

Monday, August 8th, 2016

dog examination by veterinary doctor with stethoscope in clinicDid you ever wonder why your veterinarian recommends regular wellness examinations for your pet? Aside from administering vaccinations and seeing your pet’s sweet face (both of which are important!), pet wellness exams are a way for us to truly assess your pet’s overall health and well being.

All pets should visit the veterinarian for a wellness checkup twice per year (more often if they are elderly or have other health issues). The wellness exam is a valuable opportunity for you and your veterinarian to discuss questions or concerns you may have, to catch any signs of illness or disease, and otherwise support your pet in living a happy and healthy life. (more…)