YIKES!  BIKES!

YIKES! BIKES!

This past November, as part of our Brookfield Animal Hospital effort to give back to our community, our staff had fun competing with each other to assemble children’s bikes. Our staff divided into three teams. A jeopardy-style game was played, and the first team to...
Getting Bad News Before It’s All That Bad

Getting Bad News Before It’s All That Bad

I may get to keep my dog longer because Brookfield Animal Hospital found two life-threatening issues at their earliest stages. Never Expected Anything To Be Wrong During my dog Rye’s recent annual visit to Brookfield Animal Hospital, we both received bad news.  While...
Does Catnip Make My Cat Drunk?

Does Catnip Make My Cat Drunk?

Only if it comes as a garnish in a martini:)  But most cats do find catnip ‘intoxicating’.  Here’s why. Catnip Has Worked For Centuries Catnip, or Nepeta cataria is a member of the mint family and has been known for centures to...
Why Does My Dog Bark At The Mailman?

Why Does My Dog Bark At The Mailman?

He’s cute!  Just kidding.  It’s a great question and the answer is going to suprise you and yet make complete sense. Defensive Dogs Most dogs are territorial.  They hear strange noises, see strange people and they’re like ‘Hey!  Get out of...