1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Help Dissolve Your Dog’s Destruction

    When you own a dog and you come home to a destroyed house, chances are you’ll be upset. There’s no doubt about it, when your furry friend gets into the trash or tears up your kiddo’s favorite stuffed animal, there should be consequences for your pup. However, if your dog is continuously destructive and chewing on things other than toys, it’s important you do something about it. Here’s wh…Read More

  4. Do You Have a Destructive Doggie?

    Do you have a dog who you love unconditionally, yet they continue to destroy your home? Is it a crap shoot whether there will be a chewed up mess when you walk through the door after being gone all day? If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions, you may have a destructive doggie on your hands. Unfortunately, the reason dogs destroy nearly anything they can get their paws on is due to some …Read More

  5. Common Dog Allergies

    Although common and unfortunate, many dogs suffer from allergies during autumn. If your dog is one of them, you’re probably wondering what may be causing their horrific allergies. It can be sad to watch your pup go through this hard-to-bare season,  but one of the best pieces of knowledge to understand is what the allergies are being caused by. Common Fall Allergies For Dogs Dander Dust and hou…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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