Wide Variety of Services

We know that you don't always know the right terms to look for when trying to find care for your animal, especially when it's an emergency. Feel free to examine our service offerings below, but don't be discouraged if you don't see what you're looking for. Give us a call any time and our trained and professional staff will be right there to help you understand what your animal needs.

Bear Creek Veterinary Hospital

20492 NC HWY 73

Phone: 704-986-0000

Fax: 704-986-0016

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Equine Nutrition: Spring Grass

Spring grass: the double-edged blade!

Our area has been blessed (or cursed) with a bounty of rain over the last couple of months. This means young, fresh, green grass is sprouting up everywhere! Although this means we see fewer colics (often associated with eating dry hay in the winter time), it also means we […]

Things I am NOT

 

As I was driving down the road between field/house calls this past week, it occurred to me that many people seem to be operating under a misconception about my qualifications these days.  I thought it best to be sure to clear up any confusion regarding this issue.

Contrary to popular belief, I am not a […]

Chiropractics

Bear Creek Veterinary Hospital is excited to start offering animal chiropractic beginning in June of 2018. Dr. Gray will be completing a training program in Wellsville, Kansas at Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic that begins in February and ends in June of 2018. Dr. Gray will be evaluating and adjusting both large […]

Feline Nutrition

Cats are very opinionated about their food and many of their food preferences are formed in their first year of life.  So, if you have a kitten, now is the time to get them used to different types of food – semi-dry, dry and wet.  But if you have an adult, there are still […]

Overweight Pets

Many times, we don’t notice that our pets have gradually put on some extra weight until they start slowing down.  More often than not, it is someone else who notices that weight gain such as the groomer, a friend, or the vet before we notice it ourselves. That extra weight your pet may be […]

Canine and Feline Dentistry

Does your dog or cat have bad breath? Are they not eating their regular food as well as they used to? Are they salivating more than usual? These can all be signs of dental disease in varying forms and a large percentage of patients with oral pain show no obvious signs at all! The […]

The Big Reveal!

Ok, so most of you know by now that Stephanie, our social media coordinator, has been teasing you for two weeks about the big secret. We’ve even had a countdown on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter where we’ve had visitors guess what the big secret might be. Some of the answers were quite surprising by […]

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Small Animal Nutrition

Raw and grain-free diets have become a popular issue among veterinarians and clientele. These issues have gotten a lot of attention on the internet from consumers and many of these fad diets are a result of human niche diet trends. We will first address some information on raw diets.
Raw Diets:

Raw meat-based diets are often […]

Clinic Remodel – Week 3

I promised updates as we moved along with the remodel, but free time has been in short supply. Things are moving along as fast as they can. Getting the ball rolling and all the moving parts into action on a project like this is only half the challenge. After you get this many parts […]

Renovations and Expansions Oh My!

Here we grow again……
I have expanded the clinic twice already, but in smaller ways.  It always seems that we expand just enough to account for the current overgrowth and not for future growth.  It takes very little time for us to realize we have already outgrown our current boundaries.  With the amazing growth we […]