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All About Your Feline Friend’s Hairballs

June 15, 2018
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Cats are quite talented when it comes to grooming themselves. Unfortunately, that means that your feline friend ingests a lot of hair—that hair will eventually present itself in the form of a hairball! Learn more about your cat’s hairballs below from a Fort Collins, CO veterinarian. How Do Hairballs Form? When your cat grooms herself, tiny barbs on her tongue pick up loose hair from the coat, which your cat swallows. Most of that hair … Read More »

Hamster Care Basics

June 01, 2018
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Are you looking for a cute pet that is small in size, but big on personality? A hamster may be a great choice for you! These little guys are both adorable and charming, and can really make great pets. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses hamster care. Cage Making sure your pet is happy in his habitat is very important! Minimum cage size recommendations will vary, based on what kind of hamster you get, … Read More »

Fido’s Golden Years

May 15, 2018
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Have you started noticing grey around your pup’s muzzle? Does Fido walk slowly, when he used to zip around? It can be bittersweet to notice that your canine buddy is aging. Your pooch will still need good food, proper activity, and regular veterinary care in his golden years, but his care regimen may change a bit. Read on as a Fort Collins, CO vet offers some senior dog care tips. Grooming Brushing Fido regularly will … Read More »

Adopting a Stray Cat

May 01, 2018
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Have you been considering adopting a stray kitty? This is a truly wonderful act of kindness! Many stray cats can make wonderful pets. However, there are some things to keep in mind before deciding to adopt Fluffy. Read on as a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses adopting a stray cat. Strays Vs. Ferals While stray cats and feral cats are biologically identical, they are worlds apart in terms of purrsonality. Strays are used to humans, … Read More »

Spring Cleaning for Pet Parents

April 01, 2018
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Spring is finally here! As we leave another winter behind, many people are rolling up their sleeves and getting some spring cleaning done. Don’t forget about your pet’s things! A local Fort Collins, CO vet offers some spring cleaning tips for pet owners in this article. Bedding Wash your four-legged buddy’s bedding, and inspect it for tears and rips. We recommend using hot water and unscented detergent. Beds that can’t go in the wash can … Read More »

Respect Your Cat Day

March 15, 2018
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Did you know that there’s a very important kitty holiday coming up? March 28th is Respect Your Cat Day! While cats aren’t difficult to care for, it’s easy for us to overlook some of their needs, and unintentionally disrespect them. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet offers tips on how to respect your feline overlord. Toys Make sure that Fluffy has suitable entertainment options. Kitties can get bored, restless, and unhappy with nothing to do! … Read More »

Choosing Your Child’s First Pet

February 01, 2018
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Has your little one been begging for a puppy or kitten? Are you debating on whether your child is ready for a pet? This can be a tricky dilemma for parents! Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses choosing your child’s first pet. Is Your Child Ready? Children all mature differently, so there really is no set age when it becomes appropriate for them to get their first pet. That said, we really don’t recommend … Read More »

Walking Your Cat

January 15, 2018
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Did you know that January is Walk Your Pet Month? While many people associate walking pets with dogs, some of our feline friends also enjoy going for the occasional stroll. In fact, walking can be a great way to let your cat enjoy a change of scenery. This is also a good way to let Fluffy get some exercise and mental stimulation. However, this isn’t going to be the best option for every cat. Read … Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions for Dogs

January 01, 2018
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Happy New Year! As we move forward into 2018 and leave 2017 behind, many people are looking ahead at the next year and setting personal goals for themselves. If your canine pal could make resolutions, what do you think would be on his list? A local Fort Collins, CO vet makes a few educated guesses below. Explore New Grass Our canine buddies are very adventurous, and love checking out new places and lawns. Fido can … Read More »

Great Holiday Gifts for Cats

December 15, 2017
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Happy Holidays! As you check items off your holiday shopping list, don’t forget to pick up a few things for your kitty! Read on as a local Fort Collins, CO vet lists some great gifts for cats. Beds Our feline pals certainly are drowsy. In fact, Fluffy can sleep up to 20 hours a day! Get your tired pet some comfy beds to snooze in. (Don’t worry if your kitty already has a bed or … Read More »

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