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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 »

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 »

Guinea Pig Care Tips

November 01, 2017
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Have you decided to adopt a Guinea pig? These little furballs make very cute pets! Although Guinea pigs—or cavies, as they are sometimes called—are fairly easy to keep, they do have some specific care needs. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet offers some tips on Guinea pig care. Comfy Cage Making sure your furry friend is comfortable in his cage is very important! For one Guinea pig, we recommend getting a cage that is about … Read More »

Understanding Your Bunny

February 01, 2017
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Have you recently become a bunny owner? Congratulations! Rabbits make absolutely adorable pets. As a good pet owner, it’s important for you to be able to read your furry buddy, so you can tell if she is happy, sad, or sick. We can help! A Fort Collins, CO vet offers tips on understanding your bunny below. Stubborn Bunnies Don’t let that innocent furry face fool you: bunnies can be both stubborn and temperamental! Your little … Read More »

Safety Tips for Letting Your Pocket Pet Use a Runabout

June 01, 2016
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Do you have a hamster or Guinea pig? Exercise balls, or runabouts, are becoming very popular accessories for pocket pets. Runabouts can be both fun and entertaining for tiny furballs, but they can also be very dangerous if used improperly. A Fort Collins, CO vet offers some tips on getting your furry pal a runabout or exercise ball in this article. Shopping Runabouts are definitely not one-size-fits-all. Your little buddy could be seriously hurt in … Read More »

Cute Tricks You Can Teach a Guinea Pig

March 15, 2016
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Do you have a Guinea pig? Did you know that these little furballs can learn some super cute tricks? You probably won’t be able to teach your pet to fetch or bring your slippers, but you may be able to show him some really adorable tricks. Read on as a local Fort Collins, CO veterinarian lists some cute and simple tricks you can teach your Guinea pig. Turn In Circles You can teach your Guinea … Read More »

Holiday Gifts for Bunnies

December 15, 2015
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Do you want to buy holiday gifts for your rabbit, but are having trouble deciding what to get her? Treats are always a great option, but what about toys? There may not be quite as many playthings for Floppy in your local pet store as there are for Fido and Fluffy, but there are still plenty of great gifts you can get your furry buddy. In this article, a local Larimer County, CO vet offers … Read More »

Safe Treats for Rabbits

November 15, 2015
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Bunnies are absolutely adorable, and can make wonderful pets. Just like most of our other animal companions, these little furballs enjoy eating snacks! Those cute little tummies can be quite sensitive, however, so you’ll want to be careful with what you feed your pet. A Fort Collins, CO veterinarian lists some safe treats for bunnies in this article. Veggies Floppy can enjoy many different veggies. Artichoke leaves, asparagus, baby sweetcorns, beetroot, broccoli, carrots, celery, chicory, … Read More »

DIY Pocket Pet Toys

October 15, 2015
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Do you have a tiny furball for a pet? Mice, hamsters, rabbits, gerbils, and Guinea pigs can all make great pets. In order to keep your little buddy happy and healthy, you’ll need to provide them with plenty of suitable toys. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to keep your furry pal happy, however. In this article, a Fort Collins, CO vet lists some DIY pocket pet toys. Cardboard There are lots … Read More »

Obesity in Hamsters

July 01, 2015
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Is your hamster getting a bit round? Like most pets, hamsters love to eat and snack. That means your furry little friend can pack on extra weight very quickly! Obesity is not uncommon in hamsters, and can cause or contribute to serious health issues in these little ones! A Fort Collins, CO vet discusses obesity in hamsters below. Dangers of Obesity Being overweight can cause many of the same health problems for hamsters as it … Read More »

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