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August 15th: National Check The Chip Day

Golden retriever running in the grass

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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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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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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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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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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Winter Months Pet Care

Regardless if your pet would rather be jumping in the snow or snuggled up under a cozy blanket, pet owners need to prepare pet protection for winter months. This is a time when our beloved pets need a little extra care. Happiest Indoors Regardless where your pet want to spend…

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Here at Aspen Grove, our doctors honor senior citizens (60+ years old), military & veterans, and college students (with ID) a 10% discount off of professional services including office calls, exams, doctor fees associated with surgery and in-house diagnostics. This discount does not include the cost for vaccinations, medications, anesthesia,…

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Canine Bloat

Canine Bloat is a life-threatening pet emergency with a 50% mortality rate.  Canine Bloat, a.k.a gastric dilation and volvulus, is when the stomach distends (expands) with gas and fluid causing serious abdominal pain.  Volvulus (meaning rotation) is when the stomach literally twists and rotates on itself blocking off blood supply…

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