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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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Posted on September 24, 2013 by

How Often Does My Pet Need a Check-up?

Just like we need our regular physical exams each year, so do our pets. And, when over age seven, twice yearly helps to stay on track – remember that a cat or dog is aging roughly 5 to 7 months for every calendar month; that equals about 2.5 years for every 6 months. Visit Healthy […]

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Posted on August 23, 2013 by

New Faces at Park Hill Vet

It’s been a busy few months and we’re pleased to announce several new staff members have joined the Park Hill Vet crew. Dr. Courtney T. Turner has joined as our newest full-time veterinarian.  Dr. Margot, Dr. Oberbroeckling and our part-time relief vets Dr. Puccio and Dr. Karrh continue with their regular schedules. Jade, CVT, and […]

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Posted on August 15, 2013 by

IAMS/Eukanuba Food Recall

Procter & Gamble, the parent company for IAMS/Eukanuba, has issued recalls on several foods for risk of Salmonella contamination. No reported illnesses have resulted and it impacts a very small amount of their food products.  Link here for more information and specific lot information.

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