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Posted on February 6, 2018 by

Tooth Matters – How Much Should a Pet Dental Cleaning Cost?

The nationally acclaimed Pet Dental Health Month is February, but, in reality, dental/periodontal disease never takes a vacation or slows down – it’s always accruing in your pet’s mouth every day. And, unless, you are giving your pet twice daily toothbrushing and regular adjunctive home oral care, your cat or dog will need to have […]

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Posted on November 30, 2017 by

It’s the Best Time of the Year …. The Holidays!!!!

By Margot Vahrenwald, DVM, ASVJ No matter if you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus or other around this time of the year, you will want to ensure that the furry members (and maybe the humans) of the household are taken care of with a gift or two.  I’m changing up our annual compilation of pet holiday […]

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Posted on November 15, 2017 by

Senior Pets are Special – Consider Bringing One Home Today

While it doesn’t feel like it, it really is finally fall and there are many things to be celebrated. Wouldn’t it be a good time to add a new furry family member? Maybe a senior pet who deserves to be loved and taken care of. November celebrates adoption of senior pets. Is there room in […]

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Posted on April 21, 2015 by

Vet Your Pet!

This recent Denver Post article covers all the right points for the why’s of regular veterinary examinations for your pets.

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Posted on April 3, 2014 by

What’s Better for your pet’s health – a vaccination clinic or a veterinarian?

I love my job! I love our practice, our patients and our clients, but as a long-practicing veterinarian, I still get frustrated and flummoxed by the request to just give a pet “shots” and not to worry about the exam. The examination of your pet, annually under age seven and twice yearly over age seven […]

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Posted on February 6, 2014 by

Dr. Google Never Attended Veterinary School

The internet is a great resource for lots of research, but that resource also contains a lot of incorrect, unverified and sometimes wrong and dangerous information as highlighted by a recent article in the Fort Collins Coloradoan. Dr. Google is best for non-emergent concerns and general research after a diagnosis.   For your pet/s’ or […]

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Posted on January 31, 2014 by

The Mouth’s Ticking Time Bomb

Do you brush your dog or cat’s teeth daily or at least weekly? Do you use dental products such as water additives or chews regularly? Would you miss seeing your dentist and dental hygienist on a regular schedule each year? Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? Why start with all […]

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Posted on January 17, 2014 by

New Red Cross Pet First Aid App

The American Red Cross has always been a trendsetter in training and support for crises big and small. Just released is their newest app on Pet First Aid. Click here or the picture for more information. Available for both iPhone and Android. It’s a well spent 0.99 cents.

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Posted on December 21, 2013 by

Protect Pets Against Holiday Hazards

It’s the most wonderful time of year….until Fido eats everything on the table set up for the Christmas party or Fluffy Cat decided to swallow a pretty ribbon. The holidays are meant to be a time spent with family and friends and not at the veterinarian or veterinary emergency hospital. Here’s some things to avoid […]

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Posted on October 24, 2013 by

Halloween’s Coming….Do You Dress Up Your Pet/s?

It’s that time of year – everyone is planning and plotting their Halloween costumes. Join us in person or via Facebook to show us the best pet costumes by 6pm on 10/31.  And, for some Puggish-inspiration and a good laugh, visit this link to see the best in Pug Halloween.

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