Author Archives: Breckinridge Park AH

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You can now order your pets Purina diet food online! Just input our clinic ID: 6SZK6 or our zip code: 75082 to start your own account. The food ships right to your door! Give us a call with any questions. Visit

Is Your Pet Overweight?

Concerns About Shedding

Managing Your Pet’s Weight to Help Alleviate Joint Pain

Obesity is a complex disease with influences of genetics, environmental factors, and other diseases. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 54% of the pets in the United States are overweight or obese. Why does this matter? Pets that are overweight or obese are at risk for several diseases, including osteoarthritis (OA). Obesity is ultimately caused by consuming more calories than needed. The excess calories are stored are then stored as fat. Hormones and chemicals related to inflammation are […]

The Diet Craze

Diets have been taking the human world by storm; try this! Try that! With all the talk about the best diets for us, we naturally start to wonder about our pets. Are we feeding them to best diet? Should I stay with kibble or pursue raw feeding? Does my furry friend need grain-free food or is it essential? The AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) published this article regarding raw diets. If you are on the fence or just need a […]

Dental Care – Be Aware

There is much more to the daily dental care of dogs and cats than meets the eye. For example, did you know it’s important to brush your dog or cat’s teeth daily? The mouth and teeth are commonly forgotten among the daily routine of pet care. This article not only provides useful information on how to better care for your pet’s dental hygiene but also shows a video on what happens internally with periodontal disease. Call Breckenridge Park Animal Hospital or […]

What in the world…Giardia??!

Giardia is a common zoonotic intestinal parasite, meaning it can be transferred between animals and humans. It is very important to check for giardia in all household animals, especially if they are new to the home. Click the “Read More” button below for some other facts about giardia.

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth (and Why You Should!)

This article includes some great tips of how to start a dental care regimen for your 4-legged kiddos! < Learn more at…>

House Training Your Puppy

Oh the joys of having a puppy! The puppy breath, the endless amounts of energy and love they bring and, UH-OH, the accidents. Here is a great article that helps decipher the great mystery of potty training a puppy.Read more to find out…

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