Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital’s Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

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Memorable moments of the past year abound on social media. For us, it’s a time of reflection and also feeling grateful for all the things that 2018 brought us. Among the most valuable are the moments that we got to spend helping Stroudsburg and Poconos pets and their people.

Our own look back includes a peek at our monthly pet care blog, and by measuring clicks and shares we can determine which topics resonated most with our readers. So, we hope you’ll join us as we share Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital’s top 5 pet care blogs of 2018.

Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital’s Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

#5: Pet Poison Prevention in Your Yard
Spring may seem far off in the distance, but spring will eventually spring! Many of us are wistfully thinking about spring planting and readying our yards for the new season. With more outdoor activity imminent for us and for our pets, we wanted to shed some light on how to protect your pet from potential poisoning in your yard. Read more…


#4: The Not-So-Sweet Details of Diabetes in Pets
November is National Diabetes Month. While this was originally intended to raise awareness of the disease among people, veterinarians and animal lovers are also turning their attention to the seriousness of diabetes in pets. Studies show that 1 in 300 dogs and 1 in 230 cats in the U.S. are diagnosed with diabetes – and those numbers are rising steadily. Keep reading…

#3: Don’t Fake It: Therapy, Emotional Support, and Service Animals
Our pets have taken a place in our hearts and lives that their predecessors would hardly recognize. For the most part, pets today live in the house and enjoy many luxuries, such as daily toys and treats, and heck, many of them even sleep in bed with us (guilty!). Continue…

#2: (Don’t) Bite Me! …Rattlesnake Safety for Pets
When spending time outdoors with your pet in the great state of Pennsylvania, hazards like bears and ticks probably come to mind. However, did you know there are some venomous snakes that live in our neck of the woods? Read on!

#1: Understanding Kidney Disease in Cats
At Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital we feel that it is important that our feline loving clientele know what these problems are and how they can help their pets. Kidney disease in cats is one of the most diagnosed issues affecting our patients of the feline persuasion, and knowing what to watch for and how to help your pet is the key to their continued health and well being. Read more…

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Join Us!

The success of any veterinary hospital hinges on building trust with our clients, and of course, our team that works tirelessly for the betterment of our beloved pets. Join us as we continue to learn and grow into 2019. We’re grateful for your trust in us and we invite you to contact us for any new educational topics you’d like to see in upcoming pet care blogs. From our family to yours, a very Happy New Year!