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How to Find a Veterinarian before You Really Need One


Finding the best Richardson veterinarians for your pet should not be a last minute task. Whether you are moving to the area, getting a pet for the first time, or considering a veterinary practice change, it is important to find a veterinarian before you actually need one. There is nothing scarier than having a sick animal and rushing through an important decision in order to get the care you need. Rather, it gives piece of mind to have a veterinarian […]

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9 Tips in Caring for Senior Dogs: Enjoy the Golden Years


Dogs are an important part of our families. And, like all family members, dogs get older and require more specific care. The age at which a dog is considered older, or senior, depends on the size and breed of the dog. Generally, larger breeds have a shorter life expectancy, and will show the signs of aging sooner than their smaller counterparts. For example, a Great Dane might be a senior dog at 5 or 6, while a Shih Tzu may […]

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Is Pet K-Laser Therapy an Option for Your Dog or Cat?


You may have heard of K-Laser Therapy for humans, but did you know the Richardson veterinarians at Breckinridge Park Animal Hospital use Pet K-Laser Therapy to relieve a multitude of symptoms in your favorite furry, and even feathered, friend? K-Laser Therapy can be used as a drug-free alternative to: fight inflammation improve nerve function promote healing and reduce scarring treat pain from arthritis, and a lot of other “itises” including cystitis and tendonitis and many other applications What is K-Laser […]

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Bloodwork: Not Just for Senior Pets! 


As we all know, dogs and cats don’t have the same life expectancy as their human friends. While 40-50 is the beginning of middle age in humans, it begins between 5 and 10 years for our pets. Senior pets, like senior people, need more medical care and attention than younger pets. Our veterinarians at BPAH, your neighborhood Richardson animal hospital, often recommend, at the minimum, bloodwork testing during their senior patients’ annual checkups. However, it is also important to have […]

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