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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Feline Nutrition

By |March 1st, 2018|

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 many ways to ensure that they are getting all the nutrients that they need.

We do not recommend homemade or raw diets.  Cats need specific vitamins, minerals, and protein that can only come from meat.  Meat alone is deficient in many of the nutrients cats need. […]

Small Animal Nutrition

By |February 5th, 2018|

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 made at home by clients and some clients are purchasing these diets over the counter. Raw freeze-dried treats are also available in many pet stores. Overall, the consensus of veterinarians is that this is not something we promote both due to human and animal health […]

Winter Livestock Nutrition

By |January 1st, 2018|

Colder temperatures change the nutritional needs of livestock; specifically, for the purposes of this article I am speaking of horses, cattle, goats and sheep. Some of the generalities also may apply to pigs and chickens but I am not grouping them into this article.
The importance of good hay
Winter brings colder temperatures, but that also usually means poorer pasture quality and the feeding of alternative forages like hay. Feeding hay sounds like a pretty standard task, but as most farmers can attest, finding good hay and storing it can be a challenge. Good hay can be expensive and sometimes hard […]