Pet Safety

How cold is too cold?
Posted on January 5, 2017 by

How cold is too cold?

Remember your dogs when the weather gets cold! During this cold and snowy time of year, it is important to remember our little furred friends and the effects the cold can have on them. That lone layer of fur is not enough to keep your dog or puppy warm and happy during the colder days of the […]

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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 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 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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Posted on March 19, 2013 by

Natura Pet Foods Recall – Innova, EVO, California Naturals, Healthwise

The Natura Pet Foods Company has issued a voluntary recall on its brands for possible salmonella contamination. Please visit their website here for detailed packaging information on the recalled foods.  No known human or pet health issues have been discovered yet, but the company is being proactive with regards to their popular foods.

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Posted on March 16, 2013 by

Dog Food Advisor – A Great Resource

To help with the plethora of pet food and treat recalls, consider signing up for Dog Food Advisor’s Alert emails. This site also provides many reviews of the great variety of foods available in the marketplace. The site is by no means perfect and please make sure that if any dietary or disease concerns that […]

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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 June 29, 2012 by

Fourth of July Pet Safety

Make sure to keep your pets safe during this sparkling time of celebration. Despite the fires and firework bans, there will be some city fireworks displays and there are always individuals who will still set off noisemakers in neighborhoods. Most cats will hide away from scary noises, but a few can make a break out the […]

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Posted on June 8, 2012 by

Thunderstorm Anxiety Not Uncommon

Summer in Denver means often there will be a thunderstorm.  With the bad storms of the past few nights, we have received a burst of calls about dogs and their thunderstorm anxiety.  It is not an uncommon phenomenon. The noise of thunder, bright flashes of lightning and the changes intensities of rain and/or hail can […]

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