Category Archives: Behavior

Catnip 101

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There are certainly many things to love about cats: they’re cute, clean, cuddly, and full of charisma. They’re also very entertaining, especially when they’re feeling playful. In fact, kitties can be absolutely hilarious to watch. As you may know, one of the most amusing things about our feline pals is the way they react to … Continue reading »

Sending Fido Back to School

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Believe it or not, summer is already over, and the kids are going back to school. Education is also very important for our canine friends. Does your dog still need to complete his training? Read on as a Colorado Springs, CO vet discusses sending Fido back to school. Basic Doggy Obedience All dogs should know … Continue reading »

Anxiety in Cats

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Did you know that cats can suffer from stress and anxiety, just like people can? Fluffy may have a reputation for being cold and aloof, but the truth is that these little furballs are actually very emotional, and can easily feel frightened or uneasy. Here, a local Colorado Springs, CO vet discusses anxiety in cats. … Continue reading »

Dog Training Tips

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Does your dog come when you call him? Or does your furry buddy ignore your summons, unless he suspects that you have a yummy snack for him? If Fido doesn’t know basic doggy obedience commands, he may need to go back to school! Proper training is very important, not just for good doggy manners, but … Continue reading »

6 Reasons Your Dog May Be Digging

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Dogs have many wonderful talents. Fido can herd livestock; hunt, track, and flush game; help people with disabilities perform day-to-day tasks; and assist law enforcement by tracking weapons, explosives, or even missing people. When it comes to gardening, however, Man’s Best Friend tends to fall a little short. If your dog is digging up your … Continue reading »

Fluffy’s Terrible Twos

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Has a kitten recently joined your household? Congratulations! We’re guessing your furry new arrival has already charmed the socks off you. It usually doesn’t take little Fluffy very long to wrap her owners around those cute little paws of hers! Having a kitten is definitely lots of fun, but it’s also a lot of responsibility. … Continue reading »

Helping a Shy Kitty Shine

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Is your cat timid? Just like people, every cat has a unique personality. Some kitties are absolutely fearless, while others are very nervous and easily frightened. If you have a scaredy-cat on your hands, read this article from a Colorado Springs, CO vet on helping fearful cats thrive. Veterinary Care If your feline friend hasn’t … Continue reading »

Fido’s New Year’s Resolutions

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Are you making New Year’s Resolutions this year? The start of a new year is always a good time to revisit personal priorities and set new goals. If Fido made resolutions, what would those be? Below, a Colorado Springs, CO vet lists some possible options for resolutions our canine friends might make, and offers ways … Continue reading »

Cats and Christmas Trees: 8 Ways to Keep Your Tree Standing

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The holiday season is in full swing! All over the country, millions of frisky kitties are eyeing shiny ornaments, and wreaking havoc on pretty Christmas trees. Needless to say, this may not go well for the trees! In this article, a Colorado Springs, CO vet offers advice that may help keep your tree upright. Choose … Continue reading »

Helping Pets and Guests Get Along

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Are you going to be having company over the holidays? This can be a great way to catch up with friends and family members. Your pet, however, may find having company a bit stressful. There’s also a chance that Fido and Fluffy could make your guests uncomfortable, especially if your visitors have allergies. In this … Continue reading »