Blog Archives – 2014
December 23, 2014
We wish you and your family a Very Merry Christmas this year!Read More
Begging For a Bite of Holiday Dinner?
December 5, 2014
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…Read More
Are you thankful for your furry friend?
November 26, 2014
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…Read More
Meet Dr. Erika Nordgren!
November 7, 2014
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…Read More
Is that a skin tag, a tick, a tumor or a toenail?
October 22, 2014
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…Read More
When we think of love, we think of hearts…
September 30, 2014
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?…Read More
When should my pet see a vet?
September 23, 2014
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…Read More
A Minor Facelift for the BPPH
August 22, 2014
You may have noticed in the recent months a few minor facelifts here at the Brooklyn Park Pet Hospital. We added new paint colors to our reception area walls; took new staff pictures, and also updated our hospital sign. We hope you are appreciating our efforts and continue to see…Read More
What’s the best way to prevent bone, muscle and joint disease in your pet?
August 5, 2014
A yearly checkup! Make an appointment for your pet today! Musculoskeletal disease (disease that affects your pet’s bones, muscles and joints) can affect pets of all ages. They can have aches and pains just like we do. But, because of their survival instincts, they try to hide it. And in…Read More
Blue-Green Colors “Be Aware” When It Comes To Water!
July 29, 2014
I was walking my golden retriever at one of the dog parks in St. Paul last week when a sign caught my attention. It said, “Toxic Blue Green Algae. Fatal to animals!” Everyone knows that Golden Retrievers love the water so I had to be extra careful not to let…Read More