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The Benefits of Playing With Your Cat

October 01, 2018
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Do you take time to play with your feline buddy regularly? If so, that’s great! Playing is actually really good for Fluffy! In this article, a Fort Collins, CO vet lists some of the benefits of playing with your cat. Exercise Cats, as you may have noticed, tend to get rather lazy as they grow older. This makes it easy for them to gain weight. Chubby cats are cute, but they face some very serious … Read More »

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

September 15, 2018
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Did you know that September is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month? This is one cause that is truly near and dear to our hearts. If you are ready to bring a new pet into your family, please consider going to a shelter to find your furry friend. Read on as a Fort Collins, CO vet lists some great reasons to get Fido from a shelter. Save A Life Our canine friends often wind up in … Read More »

Doggy Paw Care

September 01, 2018
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Does your dog know how to Shake Paw? Fido’s furry feet are adorable! They’re also very important to his health and well-being. After all, without his paws, your pet wouldn’t be able to walk, run, or jump. Read on as a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses caring for your dog’s paws. Claws Overgrown claws are actually very problematic in dogs. They are quite uncomfortable for Fido, so your pup may adjust his stride to compensate. … Read More »

Keeping Kitty Cool

August 15, 2018
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Do you often find your cat sprawled out in a sunbeam? Our feline friends certainly do love sunbathing. However, summer can be tough on kitties. After all, Fluffy is wearing a fur coat, and doesn’t have many ways to cool herself off. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses keeping cats cool. Brushing Cats are pretty good about grooming themselves, but that doesn’t mean your pet can’t use a helping hand now and then. Brushing … Read More »

Work Like a Dog Day

August 01, 2018
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Did you know that August 5th is Work Like A Dog Day? Some of our canine pals really work very hard! Dogs can be found in a variety of fields, and have proven absolutely invaluable partners. In this article, a local Fort Collins, CO vet discusses working dogs. Breed Separation Did you know that dog breeds are separated according to ‘jobs?’ Some pooches, such as German Shepherds, Australian sheep dogs, and Corgis, are grouped as … Read More »

Your Rabbit’s Veterinary Care Needs

July 15, 2018
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Bunnies make very fun and adorable pets, and have a special way of wrapping their human pals around their paws. However, just like any other pet, Floppy needs regular veterinary care to stay happy and healthy. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses Floppy’s veterinary care needs. Wellness While rabbits aren’t required to have the same immunizations as dogs and cats, it is important to take Floppy to the vet every year for wellness care. … Read More »

Doghouse Repair Month

July 01, 2018
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Did you know that July is officially Doghouse Repair Month? Does your pooch have his own little doggy pad in the yard? If so, this is a great time to give your Fido’s doghouse a good cleaning. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses doghouse repair. Cleaning Give Fido’s home a good scrubbing. If you keep bedding in Fido’s doghouse, give that a thorough cleaning as well. (Note: bedding in doghouses can attract fleas and … Read More »

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 »

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