1. Keep These Thanksgiving Dishes Away From Your Pets

    Every Thanksgiving meal is made to feed the family, and while there are always tons of leftovers, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re the best for your pet. While it’s easy to pass some extra cranberries or mashed potatoes to that irresistible puppy pout, there are a couple of foods that you do need to be cautious of your pet eating. Countryside Animal Hospital wants to make sure that…Read More

  2. Itchy Ear Problems

    One of the most common reasons for a visit to the vet is because of inflamed and irritable ears. This happens to both dogs and cats and is otherwise known as otitis externa. The signs and symptoms that drive this diagnosis are itching of the ears, odor, discharge, and shaking their head. Like an ear infection, otitis externa can develop in one, or both ears. When you notice these symptoms it’s b…Read More

  3. Keep Your Puppy Warm This Winter

    It’s no secret that temperatures drop at a rapid rate here in Colorado. When this happens, we often forget that our furry friends are capable of getting cold too. While they’re covered in fur, dogs definitely get cold too, and certain breeds react better to the cool weather than others. Countryside Animal Hospital has a few quick tips for you on ways to keep your four legged friend warm this w…Read More

  4. When You Add A Dog To A Cat Household

    Cats and dogs have often been able to keep the peace when the cat is only a mere visitor, spending most of their time outside. But as we all know, cats need attention, and when they aren’t the center of it, tension rises. For homes that have one or more sassy indoor cats, what happens when you decide to add a dog to the mix? The first step to making making a home harmonious for a cat and dog i…Read More

  5. Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

    Most people don’t know that your pet’s teeth are just as important as your own when it comes to routine maintenance. Every pet should have their teeth professionally looked out, but they should also have routine brushings at home. While many vet’s will suggest that brushing should happen every day, it’s great to get your pet’s teeth brushed at least once or twice a week. This keeps them …Read More