A Look Back: Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center’s Top 5 Blogs of 2018

2019 is upon us, bringing with it all the promise and possibility of a new year. While we’re looking forward to new challenges and new adventures, at Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center we’re also are feeling grateful and looking back at all the wonderful things that 2018 brought us. Among the most valuable are the relationships we’ve forged with pet owners, and the pets we were able to help.

Looking back is also a fun thing to do when it includes our monthly blog posts. We’ve tallied up your favorite posts and are sharing our top 5 most popular blogs of 2018, here. Enjoy!

Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center Top 5 Blogs of 2018

#5: Do Expiration Dates on Pet Medications Matter?
 Let’s face it, our medicine cabinets and bathroom shelves likely have an array of old medications, prescriptions, ointments, and other expired health items. The question is whether you still use them or not. The same quandary is faced when you look at your pet’s old medications. Do expiration dates on pet medications really matter? Read more…

#4: Preventing Lyme Disease in Dogs: What Pet Owners Need to Know
After a long winter, it’s hard to be anything other than delighted by the arrival of spring, and the dangers associated with warm weather are probably the farthest thing from most pet owners’ minds. Before we turn our attention to dusting off the patio furniture and firing up the grill, your team at Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center would like to turn your attention to a very real springtime risk to your pet: Lyme disease. Keep reading…

#3: Puppy and Kitten Emergencies: How to Know When to Go
Adopting a new puppy or kitten can be one of the most delightful experiences in life. Although they are a lot of work, young pets captivate us with their curiosity, playfulness, and, of course, their cuteness. Unfortunately, the very characteristics that make puppies and kittens so wonderful can also lead them into danger. Continue…

#2: Is it Urgent? Recognizing the Signs of a Pet Emergency
Imagine you’re out strolling with your dog and suddenly, another dog runs up and attacks! You and your pet escape without any major scrapes, but you notice your dog has some surface wounds. Is this an urgent situation? Read on!

#1: Nurturing a Child’s Love For Animals: Opportunities For Kids and Pets this Spring
Whether furry, feathered, or scaled, pets often attract the attention and admiration of children. Perhaps you’ve already had several requests to add a new furry addition to your family. Because the benefits of pet ownership are so incredible, it’s important to nurture this budding interest. Read it all!

Looking Back and Ahead

We hope you’ve enjoyed this look back as much as we have. And, we are looking forward to seeing you all in 2019! If there are blog topics that we did not cover this year, please don’t hesitate to contact us. From our family to yours, Happy New Year!