The Blog

Tips and info from our team!

New Year’s Resolutions for Pets and Owners

New Year’s Resolutions for Pets and Owners

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Can Change Your Pet’s Life The start of a new year has always been a time to improve your life. This year, ensure you also include your pet in that focus. Here are five New Year’s resolutions to add to your list that are guaranteed to...

4 Holiday DIY Pet Toy Ideas

4 Holiday DIY Pet Toy Ideas

4 DIY Holiday Toys for Your Pet   Pets are wonderful gift recipients. They appreciate anything you give them, regardless of how much time or money you spend. Plus, you don’t have to be extraordinarily crafty to create homemade gifts your furry pal will enjoy....

4 Guidelines for Caring for Your Senior Pet

4 Guidelines for Caring for Your Senior Pet

4 Guidelines for Caring for Your Senior Pet The worst part about pet ownership is that our beloved cats and dogs never live long enough. As their golden years draw near, it’s time to think about how you can best preserve their health and maintain their quality of...

3 Ways to Enrich Your Cat’s Life

3 Ways to Enrich Your Cat’s Life

Without adequate enrichment, your cat may begin to display problem behaviours. Stress and boredom from lack of physical and mental stimulation can lead to inappropriate scratching and elimination, overgrooming, and even bullying behaviour. Keep your kitty entertained...

How to Recognize Your Cat Is in Pain

How to Recognize Your Cat Is in Pain

Since cats are notoriously stoic animals, recognizing when they are in pain is difficult. Joint issues, dental problems, urinary tract infections, and kidney disease may cause your cat to experience pain. Learn the subtle pain cues your kitty exhibits to help ensure...

3 Ways To Help Recover Your Lost Pet

3 Ways To Help Recover Your Lost Pet

On July 5, animal shelters typically are at their busiest with missing pets who bolted from their homes during the fireworks from the night before. In recognition of that, July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month. If your pet should go missing, here are the three...

Adjusting to the Lockdown

Adjusting to the Lockdown

As an introvert, my perfect weekend involved staying home, comfort cooking and having too much time on my hands, but the practicalities of lockdown never occurred to me.  Lockdown has implications for us socially, and for our furry friends as they are probably seeing...

Practising Gratitude in Times of Uncertainty

Practising Gratitude in Times of Uncertainty

Well the last few weeks have certainly been one heck of a ride. Here at the BVC we are trying to deal with the implications of coronavirus for our team, for our clients, and most importantly for our pet family. We have had to implement a series of changes to “business...

Our COVID-19 Protocols

Our COVID-19 Protocols

Here at the BVC we are very aware of the current coronavirus crisis and its impact on people and the changes that are being required in our daily habits. While circumstances are evolving every day, we are endeavouring to continue to provide petcare and advice and...