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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

5 Common Signs of Sickness in Dogs

April 15, 2018
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Dogs may not speak our language, but they are pretty good at communicating. Fido may run and hide when he hears the word ‘Bath’ and knows full well what ‘Do you want a treat?’ means. Your pet will also let you know when he needs to go for a walk or wants to play. However, Man’s Best Friend isn’t quite that clear when it comes to letting us know that he doesn’t feel well. Below, … 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 »

If Dogs Had Thumbs

March 01, 2018
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Did you know that there are some super cute pet holidays? One of the most amusing ones is coming right up. March 3rd is If Pets Had Thumbs Day! It’s probably safe to say that our canine pals would get into quite a bit of mischief if they had thumbs. Below, a Fort Collins, CO vet lists some things Fido may do if he had thumbs. Open All The Food If dogs had thumbs, we’d … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Dog Care

Choosing Your Pet’s Treats

February 15, 2018
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Did you know that there’s a special doggy holiday coming up? February 23rd is National Dog Biscuit Day! While our canine buddies are definitely very enthusiastic about treats, cats and smaller pets also love snacks. Choosing healthy treats for your animal companion is very important! Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses picking suitable snacks for your furry pal. Choosing Store-Bought Foods You can find prepackaged treats in grocery markets and pet food stores. However, … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

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 »

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