1. 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

  2. How To Treat Your Dog For Fleas

    OK, so you’ve discovered your dog has fleas… now what? Besides calling our veterinarian for additional information, here’s how we suggest you start treating your dog for fleas: Step One: Flea baths are a real thing, and you need to give your dog one. There are a variety of flea shampoos, but be careful not to purchase one that has insecticides if your dog has sensitive skin. This could just …Read More

  3. How Often Does Your Pet Need to Visit a Vet?

    Your pet is a very important part of your life! Without your pet, your life would be much less exciting and exhilarating. What would you do without your pet? Think about it for a minute. Your pet is a part of your family, a big part of your life and there’s nothing you wouldn't do for your pooch. So, why should avoiding the vet be one of them? Your pet needs regular check-ups. If your pet doesn…Read More

  4. What is a Veterinarian Technician?

    Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be a vet tech to work in a veterinarian office; however, veterinarian technicians have a level of expertise individuals without, don’t have. Veterinary technicians assist the veterinarian during surgery and other procedures, and they are also known as veterinary assistants, veterinary technicians and Certified Veterinary Technicians (CVTs). Assista…Read More

  5. Learn What Toys May Help Relieve Your Dog’s Anxiety & Boredom

    In our previous blog posts, we started giving readers reasons why their dog may be acting out. Acting out using destructive chewing behaviors can be damaging to your house and the relationship you have with your dog. Our veterinarian in Fort Collins is ready to provide you with the information needed to help your dog improve their behavior if they tend to feel anxious and stressed by using certain…Read More

  6. How To Prevent Your Dog From Destruction

    Although our dogs are our best friends, it’s easy to get upset with them when they are destructive. You may be thinking you don’t have a choice but to just deal with the destruction, but this is a lie! Your dog’s destruction from chewing can be fixed, but it’ll take dedication, work, patience and love. But first, there are a few questions you need to answer before you can learn how to prev…Read More

  7. Don’t Let Your Dog Be Affected By Allergies This Season

    Watching your furry friend suffer from allergies while they lay beside you is a hard thing to do. Not only do you feel helpless as their leader, their master and their best friend, but you feel bad for how much they may be suffering. If you’d like to get down to the bottom of their allergies, it’s important you read more about the common signs they are suffering from allergies in our previous …Read More

  8. Is Your Dog Destructive? Learn Why!

    Dogs are a man’s best friend, yet sometimes they have the worst way of letting us know they love us. You may be wondering how this could possibly be, but think about it. Some dogs, mostly puppies, are destructive which can make you rethink their love for you. Let’s face it; you’re the one who will be cleaning up the mess they’ve created. To get down to the bottom of the destruction, let’…Read More

  9. Can My Dog Have Allergies?

    It’s the start of fall and many pet owners are noticing their dog acting a little funny. Whether your dog is scratching their ears all too often, or they’re eyes are almost always filled with goop, autumn marks the start of allergy season. Yes, pets can have allergies too! If your pet has started showing signs of allergies, you may be concerned; our veterinarian doesn’t blame you! Let us hel…Read More