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Nutrition Related Heart Disease in Dogs

A broken heart: risk of heart disease in boutique or grain-free diets and exotic ingredients By Lisa M. Freeman, DVM, Ph.D., DACVN, veterinary nutritionist and professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University Posted: JUNE 04, 2018 – Read the entire blog Earlier this year, Peanut, a 4-year-old…

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Colorado Wildflowers Poisonous to Dogs

There is nothing better than getting out in the fresh air with your dog. There are many dog-friendly hiking trails and walking paths in the area with beautiful landscapes and plethoras of Colorado wildflowers. However, not all wildflowers are dog-friendly. Here four poisonous Colorado wildflowers to be on the lookout…

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Dog-Friendly Patios in Fort Collins

Patio season is almost here in Fort Collins, and you’re likely to find that a lot of people are kicking back, dining and drinking with friends (four-legged pals included!). Dog-owners are lucky to live here because Fort Collins has many dog-friendly patios around town. Here are some that we recommend…

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10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Pet Boarding Facility

If you have to leave town for business or are planning a family vacation, you may have to board your pets while you’re away. Leaving your four-legged friends behind can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! The Cabins at Aspen Grove have an experienced and trained kennel team…

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How to Care for a New Puppy

Congratulations on your new puppy! While puppies are a fun addition to families, they are also a big responsibility. Providing the best care for your new furry family member should be a top priority. Here are some of our expert tips on how to care for the new puppy in…

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A Heartworm Test? Why?

Before starting a parasite preventative, all dogs should be tested for heartworms for several reasons. Giving certain types of preventatives to dogs that have an adult heartworm infection can be harmful or even fatal to the pet. Heartworm preventatives do not kill the adult heartworms (although they may shorten the…

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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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Why You Should Talk to Your Dog

Why You Should Talk to Your Dog

“Who’s a good boy? Who’s a good boy?” For most pet owners, talking to their dog is second nature. And why not? They’re great, non-judgmental listeners who hang on your every word. While it may seem silly from the outside, science offers a host of reasons why you should talk…

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