Tips For Pet Owners Archives | Aspen Grove Vet

Tips For Pet Owners

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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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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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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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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Saving Your Pet with CPR

Saving your pet with CPR

Do you know how to react in the event of a veterinary emergency? Are you prepared to save your four-legged friend’s life? Are you familiar with saving your pet with CPR? Although human anatomy is vastly different than that of a dog or cat, the basics of our cardiovascular systems…

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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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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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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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