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Pet Adoption Checklist

Kitten being held by a person looking to adopt

Adopting a pet is always an exciting time, but it can come with a lot of questions. Once you have met the right pet for you and your family, you are going to need a few things before you welcome your new pet home. Here is a quick checklist for…

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Health Alert: Rabies in Colorado, 2018

According to the Department of Public Health & Environment so far in 2018, 309 animals from Colorado have tested positive for rabies. Of those, 175 rabid animals were known or strongly suspected of exposing 350 domestic pets, 114 livestock animals, and 115 people. Map of Rabies Positive Tests in Larimer…

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Fort Collins Dog Parks

Many behavior problems in dogs are due to the lack of physical contact and socializing with other dogs. When dogs stay indoors and have no activity in their life,  boredom, loneliness and obesity set in. Keep your dog happy, healthy and out of trouble through exercises and interaction with other canines at…

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March Madness!

10% OFF Everything You Need For Spring Heartgard Plus (6, 9, and 12 month supplies) NexGard Profender Heartworm Tests Microchips Leptospirosis Vaccine Rattlesnake Vaccine New Clients Welcome! Call (970) 416-0232 for more details or to schedule an appointment.   Heartworms & Heartworm Test Why is a heartworm test important? Before starting…

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TPLO Tips

What is TPLO? TPLO, or tibial-plateau-leveling osteotomy, is a surgery performed on dogs to stabilize their torn cranial cruciate ligament, also known as Dog ACL. Preparations  Once the surgery is over, your dog will need to heal and repair the infected area. As an owner, you want to make sure your…

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Sick as a Dog – The Dog Flu

Flu season is in the air. While we are laid in bed “sick as dogs,” don’t forget to watch out for your furry friends. Dog flu, or canine influenza, doesn’t always have symptoms but it can easily spread from dog to dog, especially if left untreated. The Spread  Dog Flu…

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Boarding Pets

No owner enjoys leaving their furry friends behind, but unfortunately, this is the case sometimes. Boarding pets can be a scary unknown, but consider the following do’s and don’t’s for preparation. Do: Vaccinate – Most kennels require pets to be up-to-date on all vaccinations before boarding. Chat with your veterinarian…

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Help Us Celebrate Dental Month & Save Money!

Appointments fill up fast, schedule early! OFFER GOOD OCTOBER 1-31 Call (970) 416-0232 to schedule a dental cleaning for your pet, or schedule a Free Estimate Bad breath isn’t just unpleasant, it can be unhealthy.  Up to 80% of dogs and 70% of cats that do…

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Holiday Health Hazards for Pets

As homes fill with holiday spirit, new sights, smells and tastes may intrigue your pets. While you’re enjoying the season, you may be endangering your four-legged friend. Keep an eye out for pet health hazards that surface over the holidays. Christmas Wrappings  As you wrap up your holiday gifts, pets…

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When Is the Right Time to Euthanize a Pet?

It’s never an easy decision to say goodbye to a beloved companion. Knowing you’ve made the best decision possible can take some of the unease of the decision to decide if it’s the right time to euthanize a pet. Pets tend to live in the moment, and don’t reflect on…

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