1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. What Not To Do When Teaching Your Pup Chewing Dos & Don’ts

    If you have ever walked through the door of your home after being away from your dog for hours, you may understand the frustration of learning they’ve created some destructive behaviors. Sometimes these behaviors can be hard to break because your dog may have obtained some common destructive-causing behavioral issues, including separation anxiety, fabric sucking, hunger and teething. Here are so…Read More

  10. 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