1. Why Is My Cat Staring at Me? A Beginner’s Guide to Cat Behavior

    Cats are an endless source of amusement and befuddlement. These funny felines make wonderful roommates, but their behavior can also be truly peculiar. If this is your first time owning a cat, you might be bewildered trying to determine what is normal behavior and what could indicate a need for medical attention. That’s why we have put together this handy guide on cat behavior. Aggression Cats ma…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Common Allergies That Affect Dogs

    Allergies are, unfortunately, a part of life; even our dogs suffer. If you’ve started to notice changes in your dog's behavior, it may due to the allergens affecting your dog in the worst way possible. Luckily, with our animal hospital doing the research for you, you can hopefully get to the bottom of your dog's allergies by reading a few short blogs. But first, catch up by reading our previous …Read More

  6. Can Your Cat Have Too Much Catnip?

    It’s impossible to deny that there is a certain type of love between a cat and their catnip. As the proud cat owner that you are, it goes without saying that you’re willing to give them fresh catnip whenever they throw you a nice purr and cuddle. While it’s easy to give them as much catnip as they’d like, is there such a thing as too much? What is catnip? Catnip is a plant that is a part o…Read More

  7. Why You Should Adopt From A Shelter

    If you’ve been looking for excuses as to why you can’t get a dog, your time is up. April 30th is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, meaning that you need to visit your local shelter and pick up the four legged friend that you’ve been dreaming of, as soon as possible. While many of us envision a particular pet when we think of the new addition to our family, we get too caught up in pictures of…Read More

  8. Tips For Getting That Perfect Picture Of Your Pet

    Whether they’re doing something hilarious, or are simply melting our hearts with cuteness, our pets always manage to create a picture perfect moment that we’d like to capture and keep forever. The downside of this is that one exciting thing - a new person, toy, treat, the like - pops up, and they’re distracted. If that’s not the case, they simply just won’t look at you when you’re fina…Read More

  9. Should Your Pet Be Taking A Vitamin?

    It seems like we’re always looking for ways to improve our health. One of the most common things your doctor will tell you is what you’re deficient in; from vitamin D to iron, they’ve seen it all. Multivitamins are a great way that we avoid ever having to hear this. But imagine, if you have a hard time getting these nutrients, how difficult is it for your pet to get all of the nutrients they…Read More

  10. Ingredients In Dog Food To Avoid

    The right type of dog food plays a big part in your ability to help keep your furry friend healthy. With so many brands and types of dog food out there, it’s hard to know which one is the right fit for your pet. If you’re a Fort Collins native, then you know how important all natural food is for our bodies, and the same goes for our pets. While factors like breed, activity level, age and healt…Read More