Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Itching and scratching...lumps and bumps making life miserable for your pet?  These symptoms may not be caused by fleas or ticks...but may be the cause of other skin irritations or allergies.  We can help your suffering pet. Ask us about your pets condition at your next appointment with us.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Good Job Award

We are proud to honor Amy with the Good Job Award this March. She has been a receptionist and veterinary assistant with Barrington Oaks Veterinary Hospital since July, 2000. We are glad to have Amy as a part of our team!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

When you take your pet for a walk during the winter time, be sure to keep their feet in mind. To prevent frostbite, consider taking very short walks or buying your dog a pair of booties to protect their feet, and when you’re done with your walk, always wipe the sidewalk salt off the bottom of your pet’s feet, ingesting sidewalk salt can be very dangerous to your pet.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Team Member of the Month

Barrington Oaks Veterinary Hospital is proud to honor our Team Member of the Month, Carrie! Carrie, a technician, is a 1996 Minnesota School of Business graduate. She has been in the veterinary field for more than 15 years. Carrie enjoys taking care of her pets' needs and has a big heart for those animals that need a little extra attention. She has two dogs, Louie and Buddy and a cat named Al. Carrie also enjoys getting together with friends and family. We are proud to have Carrie as a part of our team!
Did you know that fleas can survive in the cold winter weather? We recommend keeping your pet on a year round flea and tick preventative as well as a year round heartworm preventative, to ensure that your pet remains happy and healthy throughout the entire year.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Is your pet starting to get a little grey around the muzzle? As your pet ages, it is important to maintain optimum health for their quality of life. Senior pets need more extensive risk assessment visitations. Teeth should be brushed daily, exercise routines are important and remember obesity is the number one health problem in older dogs. With routine blood and urine analysis and more frequent risk assessment exams, your pet will live a long and healthy life.