Several months ago, the FDA released more information regarding the dogs who are developing a potentially deadly heart disease called Dilated Cardiomyopathy, or DCM, and how it relates to the diet they are eating. The link below will direct you to the FDA’s report and an extensive collection of data they have been analyzing to determine how and why these dogs are developing this disease.
The most recent information includes the most common diet brands, ingredients, etc, that these dog with diet-related heart disease are eating. Based on the latest information, Veterinary Cardiologist are making certain recommendations for owners who are concerned their dog could be at risk. Petcardia, a group of Veterinary Cardiologists, have made the following handy overview of the FDA investigation.
Please contact one of your Berwick veterinarians if you have questions regarding your pet’s health or would like to discuss option for his or her diet.
We offer both preventative care services (much like your visits to the dentist), along with dental x-rays and tooth extractions. Good oral hygiene is the best thing that you can do to ensure a longer life, with less health concerns, for your pet. Call us to schedule a dental exam or service.x
Laboratory services are a vital part of the diagnostic process when it comes to veterinarian care. This is because in many cases it is not possible to be able to give a firm diagnosis without undertaking additional tests to confirm the root of the problem. If you have any questions or concerns your vet will be happy to speak to you.x
This is the most effective way to assist in having your companion returned if they go missing. The microchip (about the size of a grain of rice) is placed under the skin between the shoulder blades. When scanned, it provides information that assists in reuniting you with your furry friend!x
Congratulations on the newest member of your household - we can’t wait to meet them! Call us today to schedule an initial visit – our team will conduct a thorough physical exam, in addition to discussing nutrition, training, and medical care. We’ll be more than happy to answer any other questions you may have, as wellx