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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 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 May 2, 2013 by

It Helps to Have a Partner in Weight Loss

Many studies confirm the epidemic of obesity in humans and pets. The hardest part of losing weight is often getting active. Dog owners are a step ahead of cat owners as they have someone to help support them actively in weight loss with daily walks and exercise. Purina’s Project Slim Down and Jenny Craig are […]

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Posted on January 31, 2013 by

Pets Have Teeth Too!

And those teeth need regular care both at home and at the veterinarians. Watch this great video from the Veterinary News Network that sums it up well.

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Posted on December 14, 2012 by

12 Days of Pet Christmas – Day #3

As we celebrate the season, it’s always appropriate to step forward to help those in need. Whether for yourself or in the name of friend or relative, consider donating to a local animal care entity.   A few of our favorites: Denver Dumb Friends League – since 1910, the sole mission has been to help […]

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Posted on October 18, 2012 by

Elvis Has Left the Building…..

We received a lovely treat today as a thank you from the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus veterinary  team for our help with caring for Elvis.  Elvis, a Great Dane, came to us with his team for some tummy troubles and we are happy to report that he’s doing well.

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Posted on September 5, 2012 by

Anesthesia Worries Run Deep, But Should They?

Whenever we start to discuss a procedure requiring anesthesia with a pet owner, it’s easy to see the worries start to form. But in reality, while no one can ever make anesthesia zero risk, veterinary medicine has made great strides in making anesthesia as safe as possible for our patients. This recent blog post by […]

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Posted on August 25, 2012 by

Got Treadmill? Your Dog Might Benefit From Own or Yours for Exercise

What about treadmill training for your dog? It’s sometimes hard to fit in our own exercise and when the weather is too hot or too cold, your dog’s exercise is likely to decrease as well.  If you have a dog, training him or her to walk the treadmill is a great option. You can use your […]

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Posted on August 8, 2012 by

O Olympics: The Final Update

After a wonderful trip and time in England and at the Olympics, the Oberbroecklings are on their way home. We know they enjoyed their time away. And, we hope you enjoyed our O Olympics fun. Our gold-medal winning doctor will be back in the office on August 10. Dr. O’s complete Olympic photo album will […]

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Posted on August 3, 2012 by

O Olympics: Update 6

Before he went to watch USA Women’s Beach Volleyball, Dr. O got in a few good digs for the men!

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