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  • Take a video tour of our hospital

    Click here for a video tour of our hospital  

    Posted at December 17, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Hospital | Comments Off on Take a video tour of our hospital
  • Emergency! What About Pets.

    Superstorm Sandy packed a strong punch along the East Coast in late October, and many people who count a furry friend as part of their family had an added burden placed on their shoulders. As was the case with Gulf Coast residents seven years ago during Hurricane Katrina, many peoples had to scramble to find shelter and faced some tough decisions about whether they could ...

    Posted at December 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Owner Info | Comments Off on Emergency! What About Pets.
  • Abnormal Liver Blood Tests

    We encourage all of our clients to have periodic blood tests run on their pets. Most of our clients participate in our healthscreen and wellness plans (see section of website "Wellness Plans" for details") which include important blood tests. Occasionally we see an elevation in a liver test called ALT. The following post explains what an ALT elevation means for your pet.  

    Posted at November 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Canine Health,Cat,Diagnostics,Dog,Pet Health,Preventative Care,Veterinarian,Veterinary Care | Comments Off on Abnormal Liver Blood Tests
  • Abnormal Liver Blood Tests Continued

    Your pet’s ALT is elevated   What is ALT?   ALT is a marker for liver cell damage. There are many and varied reasons that the liver cells may become damaged.   What are the reasons that liver cells may become damaged?   Inflammation, infection, benign nodules, cancers, infections, fat accumulation. Certain medications.   May be secondary to other diseases such as diabetes, pancreatitis, hypothyroidism   Are minor elevations always significant?   Many pets will have minor elevations that do not adversely affect their health. Many times ...

    Posted at November 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Abnormal Liver Blood Tests Continued
  • Posted at November 21, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dog Wash Pictures
  • Posted at November 21, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on More Dog Wash
  • THANKS TO ALL FOR THE DOG WASH

    Special thanks to the volunteers from Desert Lab Rescue, the staff of Briarcrest, and friends and family, for making the dog wash such a success.  In 3 hours they washed 70 dogs.

    Posted at November 20, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on THANKS TO ALL FOR THE DOG WASH
  • Dogwash Success!!

    Our dogwash fundraiser this past Saturday was a huge success! We washed over 70 dogs and raised over $ 1,700 for Desert Lab Rescue. We will post more pictures and details soon! Thanks to everyone who participated!

    Posted at November 19, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dogwash Success!!
  • Dog Wash Fundraiser Tomorrow!

    November 17 12 noon to 3 pm Grooming exam including skin & coat, dental, and ear check Bathe and towel dry Donation to benefit Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue Free people food Raffle Clinic tours  

    Posted at November 16, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dog Wash Fundraiser Tomorrow!
  • Welcome to Our New Website!

    Welcome to our new website here at Briarcrest Veterinary Care Center! Keep posted for updates as our website continues to grow.

    Posted at June 27, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
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