Category Archives: General Health

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 »

Does Your Dog Have Dental Problems?

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Did you know that over 80 percent of our canine friends have some form of gum disease? Fido can also suffer from many other dental troubles, such as infected, misaligned, or broken teeth; abscesses; and other issues. Your faithful pet may be able to communicate pretty clearly when he wants you to walk him or … Continue reading »

Responsible Pet Ownership

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February is Responsible Pet Owners Month! Our animal companions are truly precious gifts: those adorable furry faces, cute habits, and hilarious antics really brighten up our lives. This is a great time to talk about the things that keep our four-legged buddies happy, healthy, and safe. A Colorado Springs, CO vet offers tips on being … Continue reading »

Autumn Hazards for Kitties

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Autumn is just around the corner. Soon the leaves will change, and the weather will start getting chilly. Fall is a beautiful time of year … but it can be quite dangerous for our feline friends. Read on as a local Colorado Springs, CO vet lists some autumn dangers for cats. Fleas As the weather … Continue reading »

Pet Fire Safety Day

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Did you know that July 15th is Pet Fire Safety Day? While we truly hope that none of our clients ever experiences a fire, we do always urge erring on the side of caution, and taking every possible precaution to reduce the risk of fire. Read on as a local Colorado Springs, CO vet discusses … Continue reading »

Camping with Fido

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Summer is almost here! After a long winter, it’s great to get outside and enjoy summertime activities like camping. Dogs can make great camping buddies! Before heading out for a fun outdoor weekend with your canine friend, read these tips from a Colorado Springs, CO veterinarian on camping with dogs. Veterinary Care Make sure that … Continue reading »

Keeping Your Pet Safe on Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! This special romantic holiday poses some very specific dangers to our animal companions, so pet owners will want to take some precautions to keep their furry pals safe as Cupid makes his annual appearance. In this article, a Colorado Springs, CO veterinarian offers some advice on keeping pets … Continue reading »

Exercising Your Dog Indoors

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As the thermometer drops, many of us are shortening our doggy-walking time. Taking a leisurely stroll with your canine pal is a wonderful way to relax on a nice day, but when it’s cold and dark outside, many people prefer to keep Fido’s potty breaks short and sweet. Of course, our canine pals may not … Continue reading »

Guide to Choosing the Proper Cat Litter

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You’re excited to be joining the ranks of happy cat owners. Tomorrow, you’ll bring home Trixie, a charming calico cat you met at your town’s animal shelter. You’ve already bought her a plush bed, rhinestone collar, and all the cat toys she could possibly handle. You’ve also scheduled a new patient appointment with your veterinarian. … Continue reading »