1. Does My Dog Have the Flu?

    Maybe something is going around your office, or everyone at your child’s preschool is sick. In the winter, it is more common for humans to get sick, but did you know that dogs can contract the flu too? The H3N8 virus, or canine influenza, was discovered several decades ago in horses. Then, in 2004, a ground of greyhounds contracted it. Now, it is common for this strain of the flu to spread to do…Read More

  2. How to Help Your Dog’s Mental Health

    It’s easy to think of your dog as a simple creature. A scratch behind their ears, a full food dish, and the chance to frolic in the great outdoors seem to be all they need to be happy. However, recent research into the canine brain has found that we have more in common with man’s best friend than we might realize, including complex inner emotional worlds. Just like humans, dogs can experience …Read More

  3. Dog Safety Tips for Cars

    Dogs are great travel companions, and anyone who has been a pup with their head out the window, ears flapping in the breeze, knows how much they enjoy it. That being said, as fun as a road trip with your furry friend in tow can be, the car poses safety risks to them, just as it does with humans. Fortunately, with the right precautions, it is perfectly safe to bring your precious pet with you on th…Read More

  4. 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

  5. Fort Collins Vet Spotlight: The Most Popular Cat Breeds in the US

    Generally, people assume you’re a great person if you’re a dog owner. However, if you own a cat, people may assume that you are a lonely middle-aged woman who is difficult to get along with. Perhaps it’s the independent nature of cats that makes people associate their owners with general antisocial behaviors. Of course, these assumptions are mostly untrue. Both men and women own cats, and Ja…Read More

  6. Animal Clinic Spotlight: The Most Famous TV and Movie Dogs

    Perhaps the most beloved pets of all time, many families across the country include a canine member in their household. Therefore, it’s no surprise that dogs star alongside their humans in a variety of films on the big and small screens. Which dogs are some of the most famous dogs in classic movies and TV shows? Lassie Not only was this big, fluffy collie beautiful, she repeatedly rescued child …Read More

  7. 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

  8. 9 Fun Dog Facts

    Your dog is your best friend. You go on walks together, play fetch together, eat together, and just veg out on the couch together. For how much time you spend with your dog, you may think you know everything about them. In reality, there is probably a lot you don’t know about your furry friend. Dogs are fascinating creatures, and in this blog, we will go over some fun facts that you may not have…Read More

  9. How To Check Your Dog For Fleas

    If you live in along the Front Range in Fort Collins, Colorado, there’s no doubt that you and your dog spend plenty of time adventuring outdoors. Chances are, you’re out hiking, exploring new dog parks, camping under the stars and discovering new uncharted territories in deep wilderness. With all of the exploring you and your pup are doing, though, can lead to some unpleasant hitchhikers: Flea…Read More

  10. When Should Your Puppy Get Their Shots?

    When you adopt a puppy, there’s nothing more exciting than getting to know your new furry friend. Instantly, you’ve created a connection and there’s nothing that will break that bond. Because we want you to continue to grow with your pup, we are going to be giving you a list of the vaccines for puppies they’ll need, along with the age they need to be when receiving the vaccinations. Multiv…Read More