Our Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2017

The holidays are over! How did they come and go so quickly? 2017 is now just a memory, and we are gearing up for another wonderful year. Looking ahead, we’re excited to continue to share relevant, fun, and educational information with our friends and pet owners through our monthly pet care blog.

In order to be successful in the new year, it’s important to review what we have learned in the past. With that said, we are looking back at the blogs that our readers found most informational and interesting last year, and we’re sharing them here with you. So, without further ado, here are our top 5 pet care blogs of 2017!

Drumroll, please! Announcing Our Top 5 Pet Care Blogs

  1. Chihuahua Birthday Party!! – The bond between pets and their owners is a special one.  Dogs and cats are part of the family and they are often included in family celebrations.  On some occasions,  THEY are the focus of celebrations!  Take a peek at a video by our own Dr. Michele Saletros. Read More…
  2. Toxic Foods and the Holidays: Avoid a Pet Poisoning This Year – The last thing pet owners want during the holidays is an emergency, and yet the weeks between Halloween and New Year’s are chock full of potential hazards. This can make even the most relaxed pet owner fall into a cycle of fear and anxiety about a potential pet calamity.  However, when you know how to best prevent a pet poisoning, everyone can enjoy the festivities together. Read More…
  3. 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 More…
  4. A Dehydrated Pet? Not With These Prevention Tips! – Making sure your pet drinks enough water every day is important year-round, but when the heat index spikes during the summer, it becomes vital. Sure, most pets are instinctively drawn to their water dishes or fountains when hot and thirsty. However, an imbalance between water consumption and activity levels or heat exposure is not uncommon. That’s why it’s important to know the signs of a dehydrated pet and how to help. Read More…
  5. Ice Melt Toxicity: Facts and Fictions – While the astronomical start of winter is December 21st, the meteorological winter begins December 1st. By then, we may already have been hit by a snow or ice storm, begging the question – are you ready to learn about ice melt toxicity? Read More…

We hope you enjoyed this list of our most popular pet care blogs! From the team at Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center, we look forward to seeing you and your pet in the coming year. Happy New Year!