Update to Boarding, Day Camp & Grooming

Exciting News! Cross Creek Veterinary Hospital is pleased to welcome their new neighbor Best Friends Pet Hotel, who will own and operate the Boarding, Day Camp, and Grooming services! Cross Creek Veterinary Hospital will continue to offer veterinary-centric care dedicated to nurturing the bond between people and their pets. Dr. Duff, Medical Director, is excited to […]

Holiday Treats That are Safe for Pets–and Some That Aren’t

Before the holiday season kicks off, you should learn more about which human foods are and are not safe for your pets. Many people want to give their pets a little holiday treat when they sit down to eat their own holiday meals, but a lot of human food is too rich for your pets […]

Common Questions About Dental Care for Dogs

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Your dog’s teeth can affect their physical health, so it is just as important to take care of their mouths as it is the rest of their body. You may be wondering how to take care of their dental health. Keep reading to learn the answers to some common questions about dental care for dogs.  […]

August Is Itchy Pet Awareness Month

Did you know? Itching is the number one reason for veterinary visits by dogs. Itchy Pet Awareness Month aims to promote pet skin health and make sure your pet gets the itch relief they need. Itch is a medical condition that can cause serious complications and get in the way of the fun your pet […]

The Shocking Dangers Of Heatstroke

Summer is here – As you get ready to enjoy the warm weather during outdoor activities and road trips with your pup, keep in mind that heatstroke can occur in pets (just like us) especially in hot, humid, and unventilated areas. Be aware that temperatures inside your car are alarmingly higher than outdoor temps.  Tips for Heatstroke Prevention  Never leave your pet […]

Advice From Brixton Pet Hospital On How To Prepare Your Pet For The Holidays

Think Twice About Table Scraps The holidays are right around the corner and while sneaking your pet table scraps or letting them clean the dishes may seem harmless, many holiday foods can actually be harmful to pets. Keep your pet safe and be sure to keep them away from these foods: Fatty Ham and Pork Products Turkey […]

Senior Pets: What You Need To Know

Thanks to advancements in veterinary care, pets are living longer and healthier lives than ever before.  Regular veterinary wellness exams for your senior cat or dog become essential to their health as they age. Wellness exams at Brixton Pet Hospital every 6 months can help detect and treat issues early. The most common symptoms to […]

In Purrrfect Health: Has Your Cat Had Their Annual Exam At Brixton Pet Hospital?

At Brixton Animal Hospital, we believe wellness check-ups are imperative to the health and happiness of your cat. The AVMA president, Dr. Douglas G. Aspros, said, “the human-animal bond is stronger than ever, but we are very concerned that pets may not be getting the preventive health care they need”. In 2011, 45% of cat […]

Check The Chip: Get Your Pet Microchipped At Brixton Pet Hospital

August 15th is Check the Chip Day. Is your pet Microchipped? Is their microchip up to date? Microchipping is a permanent form of identification that could help reunite you and your pet if they were to ever get lost. Only about 22% of lost dogs and less than 2% of lost cats that enter an animal […]

Facts & Stats About Your Pet’s Diet

There are many types of diets for cats and dogs. Dietary needs can differ from pet to pet, depending on whether your cat or dog is highly active or more sedentary, or if your pet is young, middle-aged, or a senior. Here are some surprising facts about cat and dog diets: 8 out of 10 shoppers […]