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Cold Weather Care for Cats

December 01, 2016
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Like it or not, cold weather will be here soon. Winter can be a very dangerous time of year, both for people and pets. Below, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses cold weather care for kitties. Sleep Given the choice, most cats would probably be purrfectly content to sleep through winter. Offer your drowsy furball lots of comfy napping spots. However, while Fluffy’s fondness for naps is certainly adorable, it also makes it easy for … Read More »

Household Products That Are Dangerous to Pets

October 01, 2016
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Dogs and cats have many wonderful qualities. Our four-legged pals certainly brighten and enrich our lives with their loving snuggles, cute faces, adorable antics, playfulness, and curiosity. Unfortunately, our furry friends’ natural inquisitiveness can sometimes work against them. Fluffy and Fido don’t always know what’s safe for them, so it’s up to you to protect them from potential hazards. Here, a local Fort Collins, CO vet lists some common household products that are dangerous to … Read More »

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

August 01, 2016
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Do you sometimes come home to find that your canine buddy has made a mess while you were out? Perhaps Fido chewed up the couch cushions, or got into the trash. Or maybe he soiled the rug. These things are often mistaken for simple bad doggy behavior, but they are in fact often a sign of canine separation anxiety. Read on as a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses separation anxiety in dogs. What Is Separation … Read More »

Common Cat Care Mistakes

July 15, 2016
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Cats are one of the most popular pets in the world, and it isn’t hard to see why. Our feline friends are not only absolutely adorable, they’re clean, cuddly, and lots of fun. Fluffy is quite easy to care for, but even the most independent furball needs proper care to thrive. A Fort Collins, CO vet lists some common cat care mistakes in this article. Lack of Veterinary Care Cats should see the vet at … Read More »

Puppy Care Tips

July 01, 2016
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Have you recently welcomed a puppy into your home? Congratulations! Owning a puppy is lots of fun. Little Fido is bound to keep you smiling with his adorable antics and cute furry face. Being a puppy parent is a lot of responsibility, though: you’ve made a lifelong commitment to your furry friend, and it’s up to you to teach him the do’s and don’ts of being a good dog. A Fort Collins, CO vet offers … Read More »

Obesity in Cats

June 15, 2016
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Did you know that obesity is one of the most common health problems in our feline friends? By some estimates, more than half of our feline friends are, well, a bit pudgy. We know, fat cats are very cute, but those extra pounds could cause Fluffy some serious medical problems! Below, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses feline obesity. Dangers of Obesity Obese felines have elevated risks of developing many dangerous health problems, including heart … Read More »

Planting a Pet-Friendly Garden

April 15, 2016
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Warmer weather is on the way! With winter in the rear-view mirror, many of us are heading outside to tend to our lawns and gardens, and soak up some sunshine. Our furry friends will also be happy to run and play outside again after spending so much time indoors. Pets and gardens are both wonderful things, but they don’t always mix well. Therefore, you may need to take some precautions to keep both your furbaby … Read More »

5 Ways to Support Animal Welfare

April 01, 2016
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Did you know that April is ASPCA’s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month? This is definitely a great cause, and one we can support whole-heartedly. Our animal friends truly enrich our lives with their love, devotion, loyalty, and adorable antics. Sadly, many wonderful pets are still in need of good, loving forever homes. Adopting another furbaby may not be a feasible way for you to help these sweet pets, but there are still ways you … Read More »

Anxiety in Cats

February 01, 2016
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Do you have a scaredy-cat on your hands? Just like people, cats can suffer from different fears, phobias, and anxieties. Some of our feline friends are very anxious! Below, a Larimer County, CO vet discusses anxiety in cats. Signs of Anxiety Feline anxiety can manifest in many different ways. Fluffy may run and hide when approached. Your cat may also tremble, have digestive issues, or lick or bite herself obsessively. Some kitties can also become … Read More »

Winter Care for Dogs

December 01, 2015
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Winter is right around the corner. Is your dog ready for the cold weather? While our canine pals do have fur coats, they still need a bit of extra TLC to help keep them safe, healthy, and warm during the cold season. In this article, a Fort Collins, CO vet offers some advice on caring for your pooch in winter. Grooming Tangles, mats, and dead fur can make Fido’s fur less effective at keeping him … Read More »

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