Death is a part of life, one in which we will all have to face at some point in our lives. It is a painful reality that we do not like to dwell upon. For those of us who own pets, unfortunately, it is faced far more frequently than we would like, as our pets live significantly shorter lives than we humans do.
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Are you on Pinterest? Well, Brook-Falls now has its own Pinterest channel, and we’re having plenty of fun filling our boards with fun pics of cute dogs, cats and other critters, as well as photos and information to help our clients keep their pets happy and healthy.
Humans may sneeze and sniffle when trees and flowers start to bud in the spring, but many pet owners wouldn’t know if their pet was suffering from treatable allergy symptoms, which are likely to occur at the same time of year.
It’s no secret that Americans love their pets. When it comes to U.S. pet ownership, 39 percent of households own at least one dog, and 33 percent own at least one cat, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Furry family members bring joy and excitement to a household, and providing the best care possible helps ensure pets have a long, healthy life.
Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its March 29, 2013 recall of dry pet foods because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The expanded recall now includes all dry pet food products and treats with expiration dates prior to and including March 24, 2014.
Many of you are familiar with your sweet and loving cat turning into a saber-toothed tiger when it’s time to visit the veterinarian. Your cat is acting this way because of fear. We may not always be able to make a trip to the doctor pleasant, but there are things we can do to help make it less scary for our furry friends.
Fluid therapy involves the administration of fluids. These fluids can be given intravenously or subcutaneously to replace, maintain or enhance fluid balance in an animal.
One of the common questions we hear at Brook-Falls Veterinary Hospital is how to prevent heartworm, which is one of the most deadly ailments in pets. However, most of our clients don’t know that it’s almost 100% preventable.
Bravo! is voluntarily recalling three of its raw diet frozen foods for dogs and cats: 5 lb tubes of Bravo! Chicken Balance product item code 21-405 with “best used by” dates of 3_6_15 and 3_12_15; 2 lb Bravo! Chicken Blend product item code 21-102 with the “best used by” date of 3_21_15 and 5 lb. bags of Bravo! Beef Blend Burgers product item code 51-508 with the “best used by” dates of 3_21_15 and 3_22_15, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its recall of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated withSalmonella. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been confirmed to date.