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Fort Collins Dog-Friendly Events

Summer’s on its way, and that means you’ll be spending more time enjoying Fort Collins. As a dog lover, it also means your four-legged buddy likely be spending a lot of that time with you. Make plans for you and Fido to enjoy some Fort Collins dog friendly events. Fire…

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Dogs Test Positive for Rabies in Colorado

Heads up, pet owners! Two Colorado dogs recently tested positive for rabies, the first reported cases in Colorado since 2003. Is your pet vaccinated? Learn more about rabies and how to protect yourself and your pets below. Both dogs and cats are susceptible to rabies and both can pass it to…

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Are Heartworm Tests Really Necessary?

We know there’s not a lot of heartworm in Fort Collins, but that doesn’t mean we can pretend it doesn’t exist. As Aspen Grove Veterinary Care lead veterinarian Dr. Bobby Cawthron explains, it’s critical to keep monitoring your dog for heartworm. Part of Pet Care: Heartworm tests are still a…

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Summer Pet Dangers

Summer’s almost here, and you and your pets are ready to enjoy everything the Colorado climate has to offer. You may also face some summer pet dangers as you’re out and about, and protecting your four-legged buddy starts with awareness. You’re a smart and responsible pet owner, so we’re not…

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Rattlesnake Vaccine for Active Dogs

It’s spring and if you’re an outdoor lover, you and your pup are probably already enjoying Northern Colorado’s many recreation areas. As it warms up, the rattlesnakes will be, too. Protect your dog with a rattlesnake vaccine this year. Each year, about 300,000 dogs and cats in America are bit by…

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Help Us Celebrate Dental Month & Save Money!

Appointments fill up fast, schedule early! OFFER GOOD FEBRUARY 1-28 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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Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

Can your pet make you sick? The simple answer is, yes, they can. There’s actually a whole category of diseases we talk about in the human/animal world that are called Zoonoses. Zoonoses are infectious diseases of animals (usually vertebrates) that can naturally be transmitted to humans. The big ones we always talk about…

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Holiday Foods That Harm Dogs and Cats

It’s the most wonderful time of year – if you’re a human with an appetite for holiday foods and goodies. If you’re a four-legged friend, the bevy of holiday food can be rough. Many of the treats we enjoy are foods that harm dogs and cats and other pets: Pet insurer…

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Pet Safety: Wild Fires & Smoke

With all the recent wildfires in Colorado, and Fort Collins specifically, Aspen Grove Vet Care would like to remind you of proper fire safety and prevention for families with pets. Statistics show that half a million pets are affected and 40,000 pets are killed by fires annually.  So before a…

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Cryptorchidism

What is cryptorchidism? Cryptorchidism is the medical term that refers to the failure of one or both testes (testicles) to descend into the scrotum. If the testicles aren’t in the scrotum, where are they? In most cases of cryptorchidism, testicle is retained in the inguinal canal or in the abdomen.…

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