Category Archives: General Care

Trimming Your Cat’s Claws

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Is your kitty using your sofa as a nail-care station? Has your cat shredded your carpet, or left scratch marks on your door jambs? Fluffy’s nail-care habits can be a bit frustrating! One way to keep your pet from scratching your belongings is to clip her claws. A local vet discusses trimming Fluffy’s claws in … Continue reading »

Fluffy’s Holiday Plans

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Happy Holidays! Many people are pretty busy this time of year, with events, cooking, decorating, and shopping. While your cat will spend most of the next few weeks as she always does—napping, lounging around, and looking cute—she may have a few extra things on her agenda. Read on as a local Colorado Springs, CO vet … Continue reading »

7 Great Reasons to Be Thankful for Dogs

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner. While many of us are anticipating that delicious holiday food, it’s important to reflect on the true meaning of the holiday: gratitude. Dogs are definitely something to be grateful for! Here, a Colorado Springs, CO vet lists some reasons to be thankful for our canine companions. They Keep Us … Continue reading »

7 Reasons to Keep Your Cat Indoors

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Do you let your cat go outside? We know, some of our feline friends love outdoor activities. Fluffy may really enjoy leaving paw prints on your car, or refusing to come back when you call her. However, you may really want to consider curbing your adventurous pet’s outdoor privileges. Keeping your cat indoors will not … Continue reading »

Getting Your Dog Ready for Winter

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Fall is officially upon us! As you start getting ready for winter, keep your canine buddy in mind! In this article, a Colorado Springs, CO vet discusses getting Fido ready for winter. Doggy Clothes While some dogs, like huskies, are already prepared for cold weather, others may need an extra layer of warmth on chilly … Continue reading »

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 »

Caring for Your Dog’s Toys

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Has your dog’s favorite plaything begun to resemble an old towel? Is your pet constantly running up to you holding a toy and hoping you’ll play with him? Doggy toys are actually very important to your pet’s health and well-being. They keep Fido occupied, help him burn off excess energy, promote healthy activities, and give … 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 »

5 Ways to Keep Your Cat Active

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Is your kitty sleeping right now? There’s a good chance that the answer to that question is yes. Cats certainly do take their beauty sleep very seriously! Fluffy’s love of naps may be cute, but it does make it easy for her to put on weight. Obesity is very bad for kitties’ health, and can … Continue reading »