1. Handy Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Pets

    It’s hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner! With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, we wanted to share some handy holiday safety tips for your pets to keep them safe and healthy on Turkey Day.  Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips To Keep In Mind Keep reading to learn more, and get in touch with your trusted Fort Collins veterinarians at Countryside Animal Hospital if you have any q…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Can Your Cat Have Too Much Catnip?

    What is catnip? Catnip is a plant that is a part of the mint family. It’s down leaves flaunt white flowers with purple spots. What attracts cats to this plant is the smell that it gives off. The potent smell comes from the essential oils within the leaves of the plant. What does it do to cats? For cats that are sensitive to catnip, just the smell will send them into a craze. Providing a type of …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. 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