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Is your family protected!?

May 25, 2016
by BPPH Staff
With the warm weather, flea and tick season is upon us! Get your flea and tick preventative before the holiday weekend! We carry Vectra, a topical monthly product that kills and repels fleas, ticks, and mosquitos in dogs, and Bravecto, a chewable tablet that kills fleas and tick for 12…
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Bones, Muscles and Joints

May 20, 2016
by BPPH Staff
Keep your pet moving and grooving this spring Schedule their yearly checkup today!   Musculoskeletal diseases (conditions that involve bones, muscles and joints) can affect pets of all ages. They can have aches and pains like we do. But sometimes these diseases are hard to spot. Think about your furry…
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Q: Is your pet at risk for any of the following:

April 15, 2016
by BPPH Staff
A) Fleas B) Ticks C) Worms D) All of the above A: All of the above (and they ALL can be tough to spot!)   Schedule your pet’s annual checkup today to be sure your pet is healthy!   Is your dog very tired? Is your cat eating less than…
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Does your dog have seasonal allergies?

March 10, 2016
by BPPH Staff
Are you looking for an alternative to steroids, which can have many side effects and cannot be used in conjunction with certain medications? After a several year wait, we are now able to readily dispense Apoquel, a new allergy medication that is virtually free from side effects and drug interactions.…
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How to extract a tooth

February 19, 2016
by Jami Stromberg, DVM
One of the cool things about my job as a veterinarian is that I get to be pediatrician, internist, surgeon, behaviorist, nutritionist, and dentist – sometime all in one day. I see a fair number of broken teeth in my practice. Let’s face it – dogs are oral creatures and…
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Dental disease is the most common disease in dogs and cats.

February 5, 2016
by BPPH Staff
Does your pet have it?   It’s time to schedule their yearly checkup today and find out.   It’s that time of year again. Love, hugs and chocolate are on everyone’s mind. For your pet, the first two come out way on top! (Chocolate is a no-no, but you already knew…
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Why giving heartworm prevention is truly necessary

January 27, 2016
by Jackie Singer
On December 13, I took my foster dog, Jeb, in for his first heartworm treatment.  He’s going to get three injections because his heartworm infection is severe and his lungs have been compromised, even though he’s only eighteen months old.  Jeb came to Minnesota from a great rescue in the…
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Leave no stone unturned.

December 30, 2015
by BPPH Staff
Schedule your pet’s yearly checkup to ensure their kidney and urinary health   Did you know 75% of your pet’s kidney function is gone before you see signs of serious illness? That means your pet may have kidney disease and you may not even know it. This month we want…
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Pets put on “holiday pounds” too!

December 2, 2015
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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October is a great month for animals.

October 29, 2015
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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