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There are Veterinary Specialists?

February 19, 2018
by Jami Stromberg, DVM
The Brooklyn Park Pet Hospital is proud to be your general small animal clinic. We are the primary care provider for your pet, from puppy/kittenhood until it’s time to say goodbye. As such, we have extensive knowledge of and skill in preventative medicine, behavior, dental care, soft tissue surgery including…
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Pack Your Bags

November 30, 2017
by BPPH Staff
Pack your bags. Pack your car. Pack your sleigh. But don’t let your pet pack on the holiday pounds. Schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today.   Holiday season is upon us — a busy time of year for festivities, family and of course, lots of eating! Did you know that…
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Summer Fears

June 30, 2017
by BPPH Staff
Not all pets enjoy the noises of summer storms and summer celebrations.  With the upcoming 4th of July holiday, we wanted to review some things to consider.  Keep the windows closed to mute the sound and have the blinds/curtains down as well.  A safe place can be made for your…
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What do we feed our pets?

February 23, 2017
by Jami Stromberg, DVM
I often get asked what pet food I feed my own pets. My answer is an honest one – Hill's Prescription Feline Metabolic Diet for my cats, because one of the three needs some help losing weight, and iVet Grain Free Salmon for my border collie. I don’t feed a…
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Hill’s Pet Nutrition Tour - Part 1

January 26, 2017
by Jami Stromberg, DVM
Last spring, assistant Heather and I had the opportunity to spend a few days at the Hill’s Science Diet Global Pet Nutrition Center in Topeka, Kansas and one of their nearby canning facilities. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is a pet food manufacturer headquartered in Topeka. The company has been making…
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Holiday Season

December 1, 2016
by BPPH Staff
Pack your bags. Pack your car. Pack your sleigh. But don’t let your pet pack on the holiday pounds. Schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today.   Holiday season is upon us — a busy time of year for festivities, family and of course, lots of eating! Did you know that…
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It’s the time of year for Thanksgiving.

November 1, 2016
by BPPH Staff
The best way to show thanks to your pet is with a yearly checkup.   Call us and schedule the appointment today! All pets come with special care instructions. Feed daily, love forever and yearly checkups. We know you have the first two covered, but what about the last one?…
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October is a great month for animals!

October 4, 2016
by BPPH Staff
It’s National Service Dog Month, National Animal Safety and Protection Month, ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and there’s even a shout-out to cats this month on National Cat Day, October 29. With all of these warm and fuzzy feelings circulating in the autumn air, it’s a perfect time to…
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Doc, could my dog have arthritis?

September 28, 2016
by Jami Stromberg, DVM
YES!  Arthritis is a common problem in dogs and can affect any age or breed. Causes include a congenital or developmental defect (such as hip dysplasia), an injury that results in an unstable joint (a torn ligament, for example), a fracture that involves the joint, degenerative changes from age and…
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AAHA-Accredited Hospitals: Champions for Excellent Care

July 22, 2016
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Did you know that accreditation for animal hospitals is voluntary? Surprising, isn’t it? Nearly 60 percent of pet owners believe that their pet’s veterinary hospital is accredited when it is not. In actuality, only 12-15% of animal hospitals have gone through the accreditation evaluation process by the American Animal Hospital…
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