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February is Pet Dental Health Month

As a smart pet owner, you want your furry friend to be happy and healthy. While some pet owners may feel that dental health is cosmetic, it really is as important for Fluffy or Fido as it is for you. All this month, we are providing 10% off all basic…

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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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Is My Pet Dehydrated?

One of the more common reasons people give us a call, is when their pet may not be feeling well and they might have some other symptoms including some GI distress. They often just want to know “how sick is my pet?” and “should I be worried about them more?”…

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How Long do Cats Live?

After watching your kitten grow up right before your eyes, or see a family friend get long in the tooth, it’s only natural to wonder, “How long do cats live?” Thanks to significant research in the fields of nutrition, preventative disease and feline anatomy, cats are living longer than ever.…

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Marijuana Toxicity in Pets

Recreational marijuana use has increased an average of over 75 percent in the past ten years. This steep rise not only means that marijuana is becoming more socially available, but also that our pets are becoming increasingly exposed to a potential toxin. Marijuana effects pets differently than humans, and in…

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Understanding Cat Behavior

There are as many cat personalities as there are cats, so understanding your kitty is largely a matter of getting to know his likes and habits. As individual as they are, cats are still governed by instinct, so being able to read their body language and actions is a key…

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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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Signs of Dental Problems in Pets

You (hopefully) brush your teeth twice daily, and still end up with a dental problem now and then. Your pet? Probably not as fastidious on the oral hygiene as you are. So why be surprised that your four-legged friend has dental issues? Did you know that dogs are about five…

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