Category Archives: General Care

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 »

4 Common Cat Care Mistakes

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Kitties are very popular pets, and with very good reason. Fluffy is not only cute, charismatic, and cuddly, she’s also easy to care for. Your furry pal will groom herself daily, and will discretely use her own private powder room to see to her needs. However, even though cats are quite independent, they do still … Continue reading »

Frozen Treats for Fido

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Summer is coming! Many of us love to cool off on hot days by enjoying a delicious frozen snack, like an ice cream or a shake. Your canine buddy will also love a cool treat. In this article, a local Colorado Springs, CO vet lists some frozen treats for Fido. Puppy Ice Cream You can … Continue reading »

Spring Cleaning for Pets

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Spring is just a few weeks off, and not a minute too soon! As the weather warms up, many of us will be rolling up our sleeves for some seasonal chores. If you have pets, you may want to add a few extra things to your spring to-do list. Read on as a Colorado Springs, … Continue reading »

New Year’s Resolutions for People With Kitties

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It’s hard to believe, but 2017 has officially arrived! If you have a cat, there’s a good chance that your four-legged friend slept right through the celebrations as the ball dropped last night. (Actually, Fluffy may very well sleep through the majority of the new year, but that’s beside the point.) If you’re making resolutions … Continue reading »