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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

February 2, 2015
by BPPH Staff
Don't turn your nose to Fido's or Fluffy's bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet's teeth and gums but its internal organs as well.   Proper dental care can detect dental disease that not only affects the mouth,…
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Happy New Year!

January 24, 2015
by BPPH Staff
It’s time to check in on everyone’s health--even yours! Schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today to find out how your pet's health affects YOU!   Daily interactions with your pet can be one of the best parts of life. Your dog sleeps with you. Your cat licks you. You go…
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Our Journey with Cancer and Chemotherapy

January 2, 2015
by Rene Harrer
In July 2012 my 7 year old Golden mix named Honeybear was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma.  It all began when I noticed a small lump by her jaw while petting her. Within 3 days it was the size of a small egg.  We were able to get her in…
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Merry Christmas!

December 23, 2014
by BPPH Staff
We wish you and your family a Very Merry Christmas this year!
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Begging For a Bite of Holiday Dinner?

December 5, 2014
by BPPH Staff
Before the holiday pounds sneak up on your pet, schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today.   Holiday season is upon us— a busy time of year for festivities, socializing and of course, lots of eating! And gaining those “holiday pounds” is not just a problem for humans, but also for…
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Are you thankful for your furry friend?

November 26, 2014
by BPPH Staff
Show your pet how much you care. Schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today.   What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Your furry companions? You bet! You may not know that your pet’s yearly checkup is essential to their health and well-being. It’s as important as feeding them daily and…
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Meet Dr. Erika Nordgren!

November 7, 2014
by BPPH Staff
We have a new addition the the BPPH team!!   Dr. Erika Nordgren grew up in Minneapolis and received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Minnesota. She continued her education at the University of Minnesota and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. She started…
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Is that a skin tag, a tick, a tumor or a toenail?

October 22, 2014
by BPPH Staff
Let’s check! Your pet’s yearly checkup is vital to their health. Make that appointment today! October is the month for witches, pumpkins and things that go bump in the night. But what if your pet has a bump…on their skin? Your pet may have bumps. Lumps. Missing fur. A black…
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When we think of love, we think of hearts…

September 30, 2014
by BPPH Staff
You can’t see your pet’s heart. Is it healthy, or not? Let’s take a listen! Make an appointment for your pet’s yearly checkup today! You can tell a lot about your pet by looking at them. But one thing you can’t see is their heart. Is it healthy, or not?…
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When should my pet see a vet?

September 23, 2014
by Jami Stromberg, DVM
Although we like to think we can speak to our animals (and they can talk back), sometimes it is unclear if our pet is sick or injured. Most animals, even pets, try not to show us that they are not feeling well. That protective instinct is still present, even after…
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