Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center’s Most-Read Blogs of 2019

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The holidays have passed and you may be hearing and joining in a collective sigh of relief. We hope you had a wonderful and joyful season with your family and friends, and of course, your pets! 

As we prepare and look ahead to an exciting new year, we at Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center enjoy the chance to pause and look back at the accomplishments and special moments of 2019. 

One of the things we review on a regular basis is our pet care blog. If you’ve been following our blog for awhile, you know that we endeavor to bring pet owners relevant information on pet safety, fun with your pet, and optimum pet health. To that end, we are sharing our Top Blogs of 2019, here, and we hope you enjoy! 

Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center’s Most-Read Blogs of 2019

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5. Don’t Panic! Navigating Pancreatitis in Pets
Pancreatitis is one of the culprits for the distressing signs of vomiting and diarrhea. In layman’s terms, Pancreatitis means inflammation of the pancreas. The job of the pancreas is to secrete enzymes to aid in digesting food. It is a small, pink organ located in the upper abdomen. Read more…

4. 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. Keep reading…

3. Peanut Butter and Xylitol Danger for Pets
But sadly, some brands of peanut butter contain a substance that can kill your dog. Xylitol is a sugar substitute being used more often in peanut butter and in many other household products that you might not even know about. Continue…

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2. All Good or Pass On Grass? The Reasons Why Pot and Pets Don’t Mix
No matter where you stand on the topic of legalization, the fact is pets have more access to cannabis products than ever before. Together, we can work towards preventing a pet emergency. Read on!

1. Is it Urgent? Recognizing the Signs of a Pet Emergency
Sometimes, it’s tough to know when a pet might need urgent veterinary care, and when time is of the essence, second-guessing can waste precious moments. To help every owner be more prepared for any situation, the team at Berks offers up some tips on what to do during a potential pet emergency. Read more…

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Looking Back and Ahead

Thank you for reading our top blogs of 2019! If you have any suggestions for topics that you like us to include in the coming year, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us

From our Berks Animal Emergency and Referral Center team, Happy New Year!