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Colorado Winter Safety Tips for Dogs in the Snow

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Colorado winters are mild compared to many other locations, but that doesn’t make the snow any less cold! It is important to know how to care for your pets before, during and after they are out in the snow. Here are some of our expert tips on how to keep…

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The Advantages of Pet Urgent Care

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Some pet conditions and injuries just can’t wait, and that can be stressful for you and your pet. Luckily, there are advantages to Urgent Pet Care at Aspen Grove Veterinary Clinic. Our conveniently located emergency and urgent medical care team is here to relieve the stress in the following ways.…

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

brown and white beagle eating grass

There was a study done in 2008 that surveyed clients on if their dog ate grass or not. The results came back with about 80% of clients answering yes. Dr. Bobby Cawthron, the Lead Veterinarian at Aspen Grove, says that grass-eating is normal for dogs. In this video, he explains…

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How to Clean A Dog’s Ears

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Cleaning a dog’s ears is an essential part of a proper grooming and health routine. By getting regularly cleaned, ear infections are less likely to develop. Dr. Bobby Cawthron, the Lead Veterinarian at Aspen Grove, talks us through how to clean a dog’s ears by including recommended products and techniques…

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Home Dental Care for Dogs

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One of the first questions we get at Aspen Grove is about the plaque on dog teeth and how to get it off. Most dogs are pretty amenable to brushing their teeth. It really comes down to finding the time and effort to train them to get used to…

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How to Introduce Babies to Dogs

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Preparing for the arrival of your new baby should include a plan for carefully introducing the baby to your dog(s). You will want to start to do this before the baby has already arrived. The first step is getting the dog adjusted to the baby’s surroundings: crib, clothing, toys and…

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5 Fall Health Tips for Dogs and Cats

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Summer nights are behind us, but fallen leaves are making an entrance! The start of a new season means that your pet will have to adjust to new weather and new potentially harmful surroundings. In order to prevent that, we recommend that you keep these five health tips for dogs…

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August 15th: National Check The Chip Day

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Did you know that every 1 out of 3 family pets get lost, but only about 6 out of 10 pet microchips are registered? A microchip can make all the difference in being reunited with your furry loved one. To remind pet owners to have their pets microchipped and to…

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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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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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