1. 3 Reasons To Microchip Your Pet, Part 2

    Welcome back to the Countryside Animal Hospital blog! In part one, we began looking at some of the many reasons to have your dog or cat microchipped. Along with helping you relocate your pet quickly, an identification microchip is a quick and painless procedure. It is also an excellent backup plan in case your pet’s collar breaks or their rabies and ID tags fall off. While we understand that for…Read More

  2. 3 Reasons To Microchip Your Pet, Part 1

    Each and every year, thousands of dogs and cats go missing. With about 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats living in the United States, it can be hard to locate a lost or missing pet without a microchip. If you have been considering microchipping your pet, but are still on the fence about having this simple, painless procedure done, the pet care experts at Countryside Animal Hospital will share …Read More

  3. Is My Cat in Pain?

    If your cat is behaving strangely, you might be concerned that they’re in pain. It can be difficult to determine whether or not your cat is in pain because the signs are often subtle. If you’re concerned about your feline companion, here are some ways you can look out for indications that they are in pain. Tips to Keep in Mind When you are trying to determine whether or not your cat is in pain…Read More

  4. How to Help a Dog in a Hot Car

    There is nothing animal lovers hate seeing more than a dog in a hot car, and with good reason. Every year, hundreds of pets die in these scenarios due to heat exhaustion. It is reported that it only takes six minutes for a dog to die in a car, so even if you are planning on only being gone for “a minute,” this is sufficient to cause major bodily harm to your furry friend. Even on cool days, th…Read More

  5. Dog Safety Tips for Cars

    Dogs are great travel companions, and anyone who has been a pup with their head out the window, ears flapping in the breeze, knows how much they enjoy it. That being said, as fun as a road trip with your furry friend in tow can be, the car poses safety risks to them, just as it does with humans. Fortunately, with the right precautions, it is perfectly safe to bring your precious pet with you on th…Read More

  6. The Most Exotic Breeds Of Cat: Part 3

    If you’re interested in bringing a new feline buddy into your family, remember to consider a few factors. Be sure to meet the little guy, and research the breeds personality traits and quirks so that you’re prepared for this new responsibility. Start by interviewing a Fort Collins veterinarian as you enter the process of purchasing a new pet. Countryside Animal Hospital is excited to help you …Read More

  7. The Most Exotic Breeds Of Cat: Part 2

      Exotic pets hold a certain draw. That's the reason why celebrities and drug lords own huge jungle cats that they lock in bathrooms and do photo-ops with. If you’re looking for something a touch more practical, check out some of these breeds we’ve compiled. These can be both a conversation piece and a loving, manageable pet. Here at Countryside Animal Hospital, we’re dedicated to provi…Read More

  8. The Most Exotic Breeds Of Cat: Part 1

    If you find wild cats to be beautiful or pride yourself on having a very unusual pet, take a look at our compiled list of interesting house cats. Cat breeds have recently gotten much more interesting, especially with new breeding technology. Because of this innovation, you can now find house cats with wildcat blood in their veins, which is perfect for everyone who owned a bobcat stuffed animal whe…Read More

  9. Why CSU is the Best Veterinary College

    If you’re a Fort Collins resident, you’re probably aware of the buzz from a couple months ago when Katherine Heigl was seen in town. If you don’t know her, she’s well-known mostly for her role in Grey’s Anatomy, and her appearances in myriad romcoms during the mid-2000s. Due to quite a lot of dig work, courtesy of the Coloradoan, it was revealed that she came to Fort Collins on a fairly …Read More

  10. Your Dog, Your Go-To Adventure Buddy

    As Colorado natives, there are a couple of ideas that we strongly hold to: We love being active and we love our dogs. In fact, these two staples are so important to us that the state of Colorado is often ranked in the top ten for both “Healthiest States” as well as “Most Dog-Friendly States.” So it’s not by accident that people find a way to combine these two passions. Implementing dog r…Read More