1. What is Normal Chewing Behavior For Your Dog?

    Believe it or not, there is normal chewing behavior your dog is allowed to have. Previously, our veterinary clinic provided readers reasons their dog may be destructive; however, it’s important to understand dogs are allowed to chew, it’s just part of their genes. Read on to clarify what normal chewing behavior for your dog may entail. What is normal chewing behavior? Unfortunately, chewing be…Read More

  2. 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

  3. General Symptoms of Allergies in Dogs

    Your dog is your best friend! Understandably, it can be torturous watching them suffer from common allergies each year. And unfortunately, allergy season has just begun. If you have started noticing your dog act a little funny and unusual, we wouldn’t be surprised if it’s because they are suffering from common allergies many dogs suffer from each autumn. In our previous post, we started listin…Read More

  4. Should I Bathe My Cat?

    If you are a cat owner, you have undoubtedly seen your cat lower himself to the floor, lift a paw to his face, and lick himself repeatedly. He’s giving himself a bath! However, is kitty saliva enough to get him clean? It depends on that cat! If you have a particularly overweight cat, it’s likely that he is unable to reach all parts of his body to bathe. Some cats also get into something very m…Read More

  5. Training Tips for Your Dog

    Oh behalf of our Fort Collins veterinary clinic, we’d like to congratulate you on your new dog! Whether you have adopted an older dog from a shelter or a new puppy, here are a few tips and tricks you can use to get him trained and used to your house rules: Decide on rules ahead of time Many pet owners have a hard time training their pets because the rules change depending on who is home. Maybe y…Read More

  6. Do Bones Really Have Any Benefits To Your Pet’s Teeth

    If dogs had a favorite food, we’d like to think it would be bones. In fact bones are one of the items that pet stores sell the most of. For so long we hear people saying that giving your dog a bone helps keep their teeth healthy, but how accurate is this word of mouth advice that’s going around? Do bones clean your dog's teeth? The way that we like to look at this question is viewing it from o…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. What’s Going On If Your Cat Has An Influx of Hairballs

    Every cat gets them. From the furry friends that curl up in our laps, to the wild cats of the jungle, hairballs are inevitable. At first, all attention is driven towards the disgusting process and how to make cleaning it up anymore appealing. Over time, our focus eventually gets there and we do what we need to do because we love our cat, even through the clawing and the sass. So it’s no wonder t…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