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  • Now available ProHeart6

    ProHeart® 6 (moxidectin) is the only injection that provides 6 full months of continuous heartworm protection in a single dose. Just a simple trip to Briarcrest is all you’ll need to give your best friend extended protection from heartworm disease. We’ll even send you a reminder when it’s time for your dog’s next injection. There are many medications out there that treat and prevent various parasites in dogs, including pills, ...

    Posted at September 14, 2016 | By : | Categories : Canine Health | Comments Off on Now available ProHeart6
  • Rodenticide Poisoning

      What Is Rodenticide Poisoning? Rodenticide poisoning occurs when dogs and cats accidentally eat mouse or rat poison. These products contain a wide range of ingredients that differ in potency and effect. In general, most rodent poisons cause one of three effects in animals: Blood clotting problems, resulting in internal hemorrhage (bleeding) Nervous system problems, including seizures and paralysis. Kidney failure Any poison that is intended to kill a ...

    Posted at March 19, 2015 | By : | Categories : Veterinary Care | Comments Off on Rodenticide Poisoning
  • February is Pet Dental Month

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month and we would like to celebrate by offering a 20% discount to all pets who have a professional dental cleaning done at Briarcrest during the months of February and March! Many of our patients take advantage of our annual Health Screen and Wellness programs. These patients often need dental ...

    Posted at January 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : Dental Health | Comments Off on February is Pet Dental Month
  • Employee Profile – Barb Bove

    Barb has been an employee at Briarcrest Veterinary Care Center for 12 years! She is the main receptionist and therefore the person most clients identify with our front desk. Barb arrives at the hospital, usually before anyone else, to prepare for the day. She answers our busy phones throughout her shift, making appointments, answering questions, and checking on our patient's progress. She greets our clients ...

    Posted at November 28, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Hospital | Comments Off on Employee Profile – Barb Bove
  • Shyla Surgery Pictures

                                                       

    Posted at September 9, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Shyla Surgery Pictures
  • Nexgard now available at Briarcrest

    Briarcrest Veterinary Care Center recommends routine tick and flea control for our patients.  Frontline is the product we have recommended for many years due to its ease of use and effectiveness. Many of our clients purchase Frontline from our pharmacy. Merial, the company that makes Frontline now has a new tick and flea product for dogs only. Nexgard is a monthly, oral, chewable, product similar ...

    Posted at August 28, 2014 | By : | Categories : Preventative Care | Comments Off on Nexgard now available at Briarcrest
  • Meet Shyla

    Shyla presented to Briarcrest Veterinary Care Center on 6/12/14 at 10 weeks of age. She was one of a litter of Labrador Retriever puppies. The owner of the puppies had noticed that this puppy was not developing like the other puppies and took her to a veterinarian in Phoenix.  The veterinarian diagnosed her with a cleft palette. The owners relinquished her to Desert Labrador Retriever ...

    Posted at July 22, 2014 | By : | Categories : Briarcrest | Comments Off on Meet Shyla