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My Dog Ate a Grape, What Do I Do?

  If your dog has recently gotten into raisins or grapes, contact Aspen Grove Veterinary Care (or your local animal hospital)* immediately at (970) 416-0232. *Aspen Grove Veterinary Care is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. If you don’t live in Fort Collins, please contact a local veterinarian. So your dog…

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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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Top 5 Spring Dog Dangers

Spring is in the air! Which means – in between Colorado’s rogue spring snowstorms – you and your dog are starting to enjoy the warm weather. While it’s a great time for both of you to stay active, avoiding spring dog dangers should be on every dog owner’s mind as…

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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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TPLO Tips

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

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Everything You Need to Know about 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 Can My Puppy Play with Other Dogs?

Dr. Bobby Cawthron, Lead Veterinarian at Aspen Grove Veterinary Care, addresses one of the most commonly asked question in a veterinary’s office: When can my puppy play with other dogs? Although there are risks for exposure, young puppies need new experiences, interaction with other pets and social opportunities that keeping them…

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