1. 7 Safety Tips to Protect Your Pets From Wildfire Smoke

    This summer has been one of the worst on record for wildfires burning near Fort Collins and all throughout Colorado. As of today, the Cameron Peak Fire that has been burning since early August to the west of town has scorched more than 131,000 acres — and is showing no signs of slowing down. Between the constant smoke lingering in the air and the falling ash, these last few months have been incr…Read More

  2. 5 Pet Safety Tips to Prevent Lost Pets

    As a pet parent, one of the scariest things you can go through is when a pet gets lost. Whether they have escaped from the backyard, or worse, have been taken by a pet thief, this is one of the most frightening experiences to have to endure. There are, however, steps you can take to help prevent a lost or stolen pet.  How to Help Prevent Lost Pets Today, your friends at Countryside Animal Hospita…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 2 More Things You Should Never Do To Your Dog

    In our last blog post we went over a few actions that happen to dogs that we should actually be avoiding. As pet owners, we inevitably want the best for our pet, so it’s a great thing to know what types of actions we should definitely be staying away from. This week we are going to cover a few more things that happen to our pets that we should stay away from. Crating For The Wrong Reason Tons of…Read More

  5. 2 Things You Should Never Do To Your Pet

    Our pets provide us with an incomparable companionship, and in that bond we find a one of a kind love. While we may have an undying love for our dog, there are plenty of great owners that do things that aren’t always in the best interest of their pet. Whether we are unaware or just tend to give in to their puppy dog looks, these are a few of the things that we should try our hardest not to do to…Read More

  6. Can Your Pet Get Sunburned?

    We’re all very aware of how our skin reacts to the sun. Whether you’re one of those lucky individuals that can sit in the sun for hours and only gain a nice shade of copper, or you’re one of the people that walks around like a lobster for a week, you know what types of products and methods will help you best care for your skin while in the sun. While this is the case for us, are our furry fo…Read More

  7. Common Errors We Make When Feeding Our Cats

    With so many options of items we can eat, it’s hard to make the right choices or know what our body is lacking; this is the same instance for our pets. When it comes to feeding our cats and dogs, we need to make sure that we’re giving them all of the nutrients and vitamins that they need in order to maintain a healthy life. While we’ve learned things like milk is bad for grown cats and certa…Read More

  8. Pet’s Are Mothers Too. Treat Them This Mother’s Day.

    Spring is the month that we welcome tons of new fur babies into our lives. After the grueling months of your pregnant pet waddling around the home and having fluctuating levels of energy, it’s finally time to enjoy the little lives that they’re bringing. With mother’s day quickly approaching, here are a few ways that you can spoil the furry mommy in your household. Dog Park If your dog just …Read More

  9. 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

  10. Why Should You Get Pet Insurance

    Prices for health care procedures continue to rise, but there’s no doubt that these services are inevitable. In order to ensure that we can afford these procedure in the case of an emergency or on a routine basis as needed, we invest in health insurance that makes the process more affordable for us. As one of the primary animal hospitals in Fort Collins, it goes without saying that we prioritize…Read More