1. 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

  2. Fort Collins Veterinarian Spotlight: The Smartest Dog Breeds

    Are you thinking of adding a dog to your family? With so many different breeds out there, you may be wondering what type of dog would be best for your family. Most likely, you’ll want a dog who is eager to please his family and can be house trained. Which dog breeds are considered the smartest in the canine kingdom? Golden Retrievers Not only are golden retrievers gorgeous, they are sweet, frien…Read More

  3. Fort Collins Vet Spotlight: The Internet’s Most Famous Cats

    Even if you’re not a cat person, you most likely have clicked on a cat video online. Not only are cats incredibly acrobatic, they’re curious and get themselves into all kinds of interesting situations. Which cats are the most famous felines of the internet? Grumpy Cat This little lady has a downturned mouth that makes her look as if she is perpetually displeased. Although her parents are stand…Read More

  4. What to Do When Your Dog is Scared of Fireworks

    Independence Day is just around the corner. For many people, it’s time to get excited about the backyard barbeques, patriotism, and of course, fireworks. But if you are a dog owner, the fireworks are probably not your favorite part of the Fourth of July. Based on your pet’s response last year, you may actually be dreading this national holiday. Every year in the U.S., there are dogs everywhere…Read More

  5. Tips for Finding a Lost Cat

    Losing a pet is one of the most stressful experiences you can have as a pet parent, and if your cat has disappeared, you may be in a state of panic. Take a moment right now to breathe. Cats are great at finding their way home; there are stories of cats who traveled hundreds of miles back to their owner. Keep calm and if you take certain steps, you have a much better chance of getting your cat back…Read More

  6. 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

  7. How To Be a Great Pet Owner

    It can be crazy to think that you may be a pet owner that is making big mistakes. There are great actions and poor actions to take when owning a pet, and many of us are guilty of doing one or two of these risky mistakes. Read more to learn what types of risky mistakes you may or may not be making: Don’t Make These Risky Mistakes as a Pet Owner Don’t let your dog walk you. This may be harder th…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Toys For Dogs Who Are Too Smart For Their Own Good

    Are you the owner of a dog who is too smart for their own good? Owning a dog that seems to know everything in life can be difficult. These dogs tend to get bored easily and can’t seem to have fun with normal activities dogs usually enjoy. Leisurely activities, such as going for a walk, playing fetch and chewing on a bone may not be as entertaining to your dog as you’d like, and for this reason…Read More